A Proposal Pt.3
Nov 22, 2020, 10:13pm
This straightforward response brought a genuine pause to Lawrence. No sentimental chord had been struck, but rather a deep fascination that was slowly building.
“Those that sacrifice all ...
A Proposal Pt.2
Nov 22, 2020, 10:11pm
This question was the opening he needed. However, just like a thief must be gentle with his pick lest the tumblers resist, Lawrence knew he must choose his words wisely.
"The aid I could gi ...
A Proposal Pt.1
Nov 22, 2020, 10:03pm
After the "stellar" dinner provided by the new chef, Lawrence was once more left with a weak gut. Whoever taught that man to cook was clearly a masochist..... or maybe a sadist.
Gaslight (Part 16)
Nov 22, 2020, 3:01pm
Patch was surprised by the suddenness of the pain to his arm, but even more so by the reversal that now had him under the Crew Chief’s knee. His surprise was juxtaposed by a feeling of exp ...
Gaslight (Part 15)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:59pm
From seemingly out of nowhere, Patch came charging at a full run at Vas. The mechanic tackled the dazed Crew Chief, driving a shoulder into his ribs and sending them both crashing into a nea ...
Gaslight (Part 14)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:56pm
“Oh relax. I’m not gonna kill you.” He said, trying to clear his throat. He could really use a drink about now that was for sure. “But I am going to hurt you, so you know how serious ...
Gaslight (Part 13)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:55pm
The blow took his breath away, a wave of dizziness forcing him to reel back. His grip on her pigtail loosed enough for Serena to get herself free, though a few strands less. Vas coughed tryi ...
Gaslight (Part 12)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:53pm
Stay calm, Serena told herself. Calm, calm, don’t move, don’t even breathe, Stay… Cal….
“Boo!” Vas said, popping out of the aisle swinging the pipe at her.
Serena yelped, ...
Gaslight (Part 11)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:52pm
Serena slipped between two of the containers, feeling her way til it ended, then with slighter confidence and speed headed between the next two, hoping to throw him off the trail. But to do ...
Gaslight (Part 10)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:49pm
Vas balked at Patch’s attempt to get close, worse his seeming familiarity! “I feel like you’re not paying attention. Maybe I’m moving too fast but that’s what happens when you try ...
Gaslight (Part 9)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:47pm
“Y...yeah, kid…” Patch agreed nervously. He did his best to put on a brave face and- Wait, did she just-, he pushed the weird sensation of hearing her finally getting his name r ...
Gaslight (Part 8)
Nov 22, 2020, 2:38pm
A flashlight pulled off the mechanic’s belt winked to life, illuminating both of their faces. Patch smirked mischievously. “Seems like your Chief enjoys pullin’ pranks. Ok! What does h ...
What is and what should never be
Nov 19, 2020, 12:59am
And here it was again, the emptiness of space. The calm before the inevitable storm, whose dust up the nun-turned-medic would surely be called to dispel. Tonight, Lyen found herself seated a ...
Gaslight (Part 7)
Oct 25, 2020, 9:20pm
No, I’m sure this was right,” she said -- not sounding sure of that in the least. “Mostly. CREW CHIEF?” She hollered louder. Silence, nothing responded by her echo. “It’s -- two ...
Gaslight (Part 6)
Oct 25, 2020, 9:19pm
“You bet I do!” Serena said. “One cake, one coconut cream, then you can go an’ make a good impression. I do impressions sometimes too. You wouldn’t survive the Gorram Academy! -- ...