chapter nine: the gate
Chief Jim Hopper in Stranger Things 2×02 — “Trick or Treat, Freak”
Compromise is something that’s kinda in-between. It’s like halfway happy.
“Eleven, Doc Owens. Doc Owens, Eleven. She’s been staying with me for about a year, and she is about to save our asses. Maybe when this is all said and done, maybe you could help her out too, you know? Maybe you could help her lead a normal life, one where she’s not poked and prodded and treated like some kind of lab rat. I don’t know. It’s just a thought.”