Chapter 35: Woah
“I mean, I don’t want to beat you with a dead horse…” Jenn said instantly aware she said that wrong yet the proper phrasing escaped her. He asked about her tatt so she nonchalantly confessed her habit of killing ferals…then kept talking. On a first date? Excellent work, Jenn. Her first date with the professor and first since her husband died. “If you think that’s weird,” offered Abe. “I climb into a closet and pretend to go to Mars pretty much every night.” A twinge in her stomach or heart made her say: “Woah.” Smiling, he replied, “Woah, indeed.”
Storied Orlando is a short-short story project by Scottie Campbell. Each story is 100 words or less. Some of the stories are lovely, some less so, but they all want to be told.