the willowy girl and the secret keeper"I think there were skeletons? Yeah, they were dancing around a fire. And there were weird demon things with horns. And it smelled like smoke and trees and spices."the willowy girl and the secret keeper2 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
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"You can smell things in your dreams?"
"Of course." She tilted her head, frowning at him. "You can't?"
"I don't think anyone can. I don't think that's even possible."
"It is. It definitely is."
"You might be crazy."
She exhaled sharply, her face twisting into a terrible imitation of anger. "I think you're just jealous."
"Is that so?"
"Mmhm," she nodded, confident in her assessment. "Because I get these intricate, beautiful dreams, and yours are just boring. Boring, boring, boring."
He stared at her, a secret smile playing on his lips. He wanted to tell her that she was the most beautiful person he'd ever seen; that she made his blood feel electric; that if his dreams were as intricate as hers, he'd smell her lilac perfume, stare into her stormy eyes, take her on dreamland adventures. He wanted to tell her that her lips were