Twilight Swarm Sneak PeekAariqua, Midna and I went through the portal and found ourselves in the Twilight Realm. “She’s gotta be somewhere in here,” I said, “I have to find her.” “We will,” said Aariqua. We were walking until we found her. “There she is,” I said, “Land the ship.” The ship landed. “Nicholas,” said Aariqua, “Be careful.” She kissed me. “And come back to me,” she said. “You know I will,” I said. I ran over to her. She saw me. “Nicholas!” she said. She gave me a big hug. “I saw your ship land,” said Toadstool. “I had to come and look for you,” I said, “I was really worried about you.” “Don’t be, I’m fine,” said Toadstool, “Better than fine. I’m amazing.” “Aariqua’s told me terrible things,” I said. “What things?” asked Toadstool. “That you’ve….. becoTwilight Swarm Sneak Peek8 hours ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
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Asian or not, we would have been chastised if that word ever left our lips, with remarks of 'Americanized' and too much T.V. (And all we watch are British children's shows, but you know, whatever.)
She takes a half-hearted bite of her pasta, a half-hearted look at her chemistry homework, and I stare (half-heartedly) at my apple.
"We should be studying."
"You know, if she hadn't screamed at me last night, I would have finished this."
I blink. "You should've just walked away. Stood up. Walked away." I make it sound simple. It was a skill.
After a while, she goes, "She's so toxic."
"Do you think I could live alone?"
I take a piece of paper. (At the back of it is a math quiz.)
At the top I write