Valeria roused the other Flawless Maidens from their slumber and staged an attack on the human populace, determined to earn their freedom. The horde of dolls was utterly unstoppable, strangling every last person to death. Now, with their efficiency and productivity unhindered by human emotion or fatigue, they could build a society ideal in reason and beauty.
Valeria or Valéria is a female given name dating back to the Latin verb valere, meaning "to be healthy" or "to be strong". The male version is Valerius, Valerio or Valery. Valeria is also connected to the same root with the name, "Valentine", and "Valerian", or "Valeriana officinalis", the herb. It is primarily used in Russian, Italian, Romanian, Hungarian, Spanish, Greek and Latin American societies. It means "strong, healthy, or capable". Valerie is a French variant.
Artwork by Woochul Lee.