Jak - UnintimidatedJak - Unintimidated9 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
There were some downsides to being infused with Light Eco, Jak discovered. Sure, there was the inability to catch common illnesses or be plagued for days by minor wounds as definite upsides, but with those came one thing that Jak very much did not like—the inability to get drunk.
To be honest, he hadn't thought much of it until recently. He'd always had pretty high tolerance—whether that was him or the Dark Eco in him he didn't know, but the couple times he had managed to get inebriated during the rebellion had taken more liquor than anyone at the Hip Hog seemed to think was necessary. Then back during the Daystar War, there had been little opportunity to go find an open bar and get plastered. Precursors knew he had wanted to plenty enough, but they were in the middle of a war and Jak was the single best weapon Haven had to hold off the KG. The last thing the Freedom League needed was for their greatest weapon to quit
Jak - In ReviewJak - In Review10 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
The door creaked open, and his head lifted from the papers on the table, green eyebrows arching at the sapphire-haired young woman on the threshold.
"Can…can I come in?" Her voice was quiet, weak. He loved it and hated it in equal measure. It had been a while, but he still remembered all too well the sting lurking under that voice, what it had done to his heart and his head in a few short words. Her voice hurt more than any of the experiments ever had.
He nodded anyway, gesturing to the empty chair across the table, and then went back to the papers he had been given to review before they were passed off to the Council. It was strange, reading about what they had done to him. Jarring, disturbing, and eerily distant. This young man in the photos and described in the reports was so different from who he was now, so much more alive, that is wasn't difficult to look at it as though it were an entirely different person he was