Theo and Taryn: Valentine's Day This was it. This was the day where all the couples were all lovey dovey and all the single people were desperate except for a few who were on the fence about the romantic holiday. Today, Connor, Theo's best friend was a part of one of the lovey dovey couples. “Hey Theo, can you hold these roses for a minute?!” He piped, throwing the dozens of roses at his friend and Theo scrambled to catch all of them, “Connor, how much were these?!”Theo and Taryn: Valentine's Day8 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
“Mmm...90 dollars to have them fresh.”
“Why so much?!”
“Because my lady is more important than anything and I if I want to have a future with her, I have to do this right!” Connor replied, stuffing a gift bag with a bunch of different things.
The lynx sighed and placed the roses gently on the table, “Wow, you are so going to spoil her.”
“Obviously, I love her! So, what are you up to today?” Connor asked.
“Nothing, hanging out at home.”
The Meaning At what point in life do you realize that you have to stand up, to go forward without hesitation? At what point do you put aside all doubts, all the fears and indecision that plague your mind? At what point do you say "I want to live"?The Meaning16 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
For me, that point in life came when everything I held dear, everything I loved, had been taken from me. When the ones who were important to me came under threat, when the system failed to protect us. And at that point it was no longer about me... It was no longer about revenge or justice.
At that point it became a simple question: What are you willing to sacrifice for them?
I was asked that question once before.... I just laughed and said "nothing"
But now..... Now I would sacrifice everything, and I mean absolutely everything, for their freedom from this never ending war. My body, my mind, my soul, my past, present, and future. Everything that I am, could be, or have been, I would give it all to see them freed from the sha