Liberum Putabant ~ Free Thought (1)Nexus (n): A connection or series of connections linking two or more things; a connected group or seriesLiberum Putabant ~ Free Thought (1)8 months ago in Short Stories
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Liberum Putabant ~ Freedom of Thought
“Mom?” My youthful, squeaky voice prompted my mother to tear her tired eyes away from her computer. With a sip of her coffee, she replied,
“Yeah?” Her voice was almost a sigh, just as weathered as her appearance would have suggested.
“Where does the sky end?” She blinked, setting her mug down. For the first time that whole day, she didn't respond to me curtly. She paused to think about her response to that question, which very nearly made all of my pent up enthusiasm release at once. I still couldn't suppress a smile, though.
“It doesn't.” I frowned. Well, I knew she had to respond eventually, but that certainly wasn't the answer I was expecting. I was expecting it to be some number everyone knew, or... maybe some building or monument I'd heard of. But not... not that. I mean, how could it n