Where the Sea Takes Us: Ch. 1Where the Sea Takes UsWhere the Sea Takes Us: Ch. 11 year ago in Romance
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Ch. 1: Questions with No Answers
A single trail of smoke leaves the business end of my cigarette and ascends, out the window, into the big night sky. And as I watch it, I breathe in the sea salt air, remembering just how alone we are.
Refugees of a lost paradise, unknown and unwanted by the world above, there is nothing here for us but my old family name and a small plot of land in Georgia.
It almost makes me wonder what is going to happen to our little makeshift "family", if I weren't trying to avoid those kinds of thoughts all together.
I was so focused on my own denial, I didn't even look up when the door opened; I didn't have to.
"How is he?" I asked, letting the question drift and linger with my smoke rings.
"Veak, but stable. Can I have a light?" She answered, inhaling the fumes fondly. Probably hasn't had a smoke in years 'cause she thinks it's bad for her "Little Vons".
Don't even get me started on her affection for those things
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Delta has to live.... Eleanor needs him.... I need him.
I check my gun and sigh, the smoke from my cigar fogging my own view, I lift my head and look at the building, broken and destroyed, I look even more up to see the fishes above my head behind the glass, staring at the sight knowing this might be the last time I'd ever see it all... And I went in.
It seemed clear when I first entered, I could hear whispers from a distance, the splicers talking helped me know which directions I should and should not take, everything was just fine and dandy, I started to believe that I can get in and out of there alive.
Until I heard the radio
"Augustus Sinclair has been spotted in the facility, he is going to try to get to Delta, stop him!"
... Dang it!
That's when I heard all the whispers