Selfish Sky (Short Story)

Selfish Sky (Short Story)

“It’s not fair, Mama!” Jana crumpled to the stable floor, the fight draining out of her. “They—they don’t—!” “That’s the key right there,” her mother said, sternly. “They don’t. They don’t do anything. They never have, because they don’t actually care. Listen, I’m not...
Concert | #53

Concert | #53

“I”ve never been to a concert before, Ale,” Demi murmured. Her sharp fingernails dug into his suit-covered elbow, finding no purchase on the slippery fabric. “I’m a little–” “Entranced?” Ale flashed a winning...
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?...
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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