HANDS OFF! Chapter FiveHANDS OFFMore Like This
Chapter Five: Just Checking In
The forest was dark this time. An unusual thing, given the circumstances.
Harley had been here countless times before. Each and every night, she returned to this place of safety and seclusion that somehow had cemented itself into her subconscious. No other thoughts or dreams were permitted access. They were not needed.
They were not wanted.
This forest, Harley's personal oasis from the daunting world beyond her dreams, had always been a thing of absolute splendour and incomparable beauty since the dawn of its creation. Grand trees towered above this place to such an incredible degree that they seemed to scrape at the heavens with each sway of their mighty branches. Bright green foliage adorned each powerful limb, never fading or diminishing with time…as if time even existed in this place. Creeping, unrelenting moss coated each trunk, adding a gentle contrast to the reddish-auburn wood. Stringy vines criss-crossed from one branch to the next, oft
HANDS OFF Chapter threeHer radiant smile persisted, even as the rain came down.More Like This
Harley's delicate psyche, always on the go, conjured up what their lives will no doubt become throughout the remainder of her journey toward her emerald beauty. Although her physical form operated on auto-pilot, her mind was a thousand miles (and several realities) away.
Harley and Ivy had a spacious two-floor hideout in an undisclosed city, free of the toxic and corrupting disaster that was Gotham City. An abundance of flora cascaded down every wall, pillar, and step. Dazzling buds and petals adorned each plant, adding both intense splashes of color and intoxicating aromas that proved to be an orgiastic feast for the senses. Lavender walls intensified the colours further, and an abundance of white and black leather furniture presented ample comfort opportunities to the crime-weary rogues. With the single bedroom and vast numbers of storage quarters and laboratories on the second floor, the first was free for Ivy's babies to over