Saturday, September 29, 2012

Healed


Eleya clung to Carbon tightly, a hug that was just about to outlive its welcome when she broke it off, holding Carbon by her shoulders. She whispered something and Alex thought that, for just a moment, it seemed like Eleya might have had tears in her eyes.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Good Graces

“So, you’ve spent the last few years in the outer colonies. That’s got to be pretty exciting. New frontier and all.” Alex cracked open a spider leg and sucked the meat out. His mouth worked against him, trying to push everything he ate over to where he didn’t have teeth right now. It was frustrating, but he was still full of painkillers. They took the edge off most everything.