Banter | #52

Banter | #52

“Aww, just look at them! So cute–bantering back and forth. It’s almost like they’re–” “Friends,” Helena cut in, her voice as sharp as her narrowed eyes. “Don’t even try, Donovan.” “Try? Me?...
Degree | #51

Degree | #51

“Look what you’ve done,” Mirage hissed. “After everything I’ve given you–that’s what you have to say? This is what you do?” “Leave them alone,” Irina wrinkled her nose. “It’s not worth it,...
Resolve | #10

Resolve | #10

“Then show me that resolve,” Hiram whispered. His fingers trailed lightly down her cheek. “Show me that fire. I know you can do this and I swear—I will be right behind you every step of the way, but I can’t do this for you. Only you can do this.” Jini drew a shaky...
Tradition | #9

Tradition | #9

“It’s tradition,” Buri repeats. “Like, what do you want me to do about it?” “I don’t know, Kels. It’s not like we can help,” Cheri scratched at her head. Kella huffed, her knees drawn up to her chest, her dark eyes dull in the glow of the firelight. The campfire was...
Hydration | #8

Hydration | #8

“You need to stay well hydrated,” Sari scolded. She unscrewed the cap from a fresh bottle of water and promptly emptied it over her best friend. “Honestly!” Muriel cracked a smile, wincing when it pulled her crackly skin a bit too taut at the corners. “Sorry—kinda...
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