Hah"We're calling him Hah," Jaino thought-said.Hah7 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Yeah," Wimz laughed. "That's the sound he makes most often. Help us out, Riuu."
I looked at the man, not at all sure I wanted to touch him. They feel so weird... and all these messy excretions. Not only can't they float, but they always seem to be visible. We're really not supposed to bother them, because they break so easily. But occasionally they wander into our lands.
That was when he did something really interesting. Jaino and Wimz had him tied to a flatrock. He couldn't get up and run away, of course, and it was so very obvious that he wanted to move.
I didn't really understand that until he leaned forward, oozing water everywhere, and tried to stretch the rope. He was so determined to pull loose, even though he was obviously getting weary. They tell us that men aren't completely stupid, so he had to know that we'd just tie his limbs down again. But he tried anyway, in that slow, quiet way... dripping moisture, still making the