The Books of Fae - Chapter 6The Books of Fae - Chapter 62 days ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
I only vaguely remembered the previous night after Matt dropped me off. There hadn’t been much conversation - I quietly ate my way through Chinese takeout that was probably quite good, but it didn’t really register. It is unusual for me to do a single working in a week. Four in a day left me running on fumes, and I suspect I fell asleep for a bit, waking up only as the van slowed for the turnoff into the Wallingford district. The short trek from there to my loft was made through the pervasive fall mist that seemed to define October weather in the city. The specialty grocer that occupied the first floor was dark, pushing the time to well after ten, and thankfully Matt carried my medkit and laptop. I normally let no one handle Pixel, but I was so exhausted that I could barely get the key into the stairwell door, and the flight up to the second floor felt like climbing a mountain.
“You going to be all right?” Matt asked, gingerly dropping both bags inside the entry