DA 'What For' ChallengeThe fire cracked as a couple logs collapsed further into the white-hot embers. A large, fawn dog rolled around on his back nearby as a second fawn colored dog, this one with white back legs, looked on with an expression of boredom.
She tossed a stick into the fire. Her green eyes shifted from the flames to the woman sitting two logs away. Her light brown hair was twisted into a tight knot; her amber eyes stared down at their map with such intensity it was as if she was studying the grain in the paper. She frowned, and felt her knotted dark brown hair.
"So not that this silence isn't fun, but well it isn't." Silence. "How do you keep your hair so groomed? Is a perk of being a Grey Warden that blood and gore act as conditioner?"
"I travel well."
"Thank the Maker, she speaks at last! I was starting to worry your hearing gave out."
"Just because one has the ability of speech does not mean one should use it. How you ever managed to speak to the Arishok and survive is beyond me."
Soundbridge SilenceWhat lied on the surface of a person was not necessarily a reflection of what that person's character was. You couldn't necessarily tell if a person was funny, or brave, or an absolute jerk. Hunter found such things a bit frustrating as he stared at his reflection in the mirror. He had gotten this date because he worked hard to make himself appear attractive to the girls in his class, but there was something simplistically shallow in that being the reason there was a date at all.Soundbridge Silence4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
His hair was unremarkably brown, just as his eyes were. He felt unremarkable altogether in the looks department, and that only added to the frustration that he got a date based on looks alone. Then again for five years he had been living with two guys who would make a shallow supermodel turn her head. He could've easily felt inadequate in the looks department simply because eight out of ten times after his new girlfriend met his roommates she'd spend the rest of their relationship probing him for details