A Flower Among the Wastes - Twenty OneCharon sighed.A Flower Among the Wastes - Twenty One2 days ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
"I'm bored." he complained.
"Well, go get my red marker then." Persephone told him, drawing on a small piece of paper. She pulled out her knife, and cut a large paper into many smaller ones. Sighing again, Charon stood up. He ruffled Persephone's hair on his way to the stairs, and then searched her desk for the red marker.
He set it in front of Persephone after he found it.
"I'm still bored." he huffed, sitting down across from her.
She said nothing.
"What are you making?"
"A deck of cards. So we can play a game."
When Persephone was done, she explained the rules of the game "Twenty-one" to Charon. He took a swig from her whiskey bottle, and shuffled the cards.
"I'm not very good at math, but I guess I'll try." He gave the deck to her.
"I'll help you, if you need it." She placed a card in front of him, face down. Then one in front of herself. She gave him another card, this one face-up. And the same to herself.
He peeked at his face-down card, then slapped the table.
A Flower Among the Wastes - DanceThe banging knock on the door startled Persephone, causing her to accidentally roll of her bed, and land on Charon, who had been sleeping on the floor. He made a startled oof sound. Persephone tried getting up, only for her to fall on Charon again. She let out a frustrated sigh.A Flower Among the Wastes - Dance3 days ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
"This whole 'one-leg' thing is getting annoying." she grumbled.
"You won't have only one for long!" a shrill woman's voice called from the doorway. Moira's face reddened when she saw Persephone and Charon's predicament.
"Am I interrupting something?"
"Nothing!" Persephone yelled.
Persephone pushed herself off Charon's chest, and grabbed for her chair. She sat down. Charon mumbled something about making breakfast, and left the room.
When he was gone, Moira wiggled her eyebrows as Persephone. In turn, Persephone stuck out her tongue.
"Anyways, I have something for you." Moira put the bag she had been carrying, onto Persephone's bed. She unzipped the fabric, and pulled out a wrapped shape. Confused, Perseph