Sadstuck- Mommy Condesce
“Well, mom. I guess I’m off.” The young raven-haired youth peeked up though his thick glasses at the tall woman looking down at him, a sad smile gracing her lips. She gently reached out and ruffled his tousled black locks and let out a sigh. “Yes… I guess I shouldn’t be so surprised. We both knew this day would come. But, you will be able to take care of yourself, right? I won’t be able to feed you anymore, or bake cakes… or help you or…” her lower lips trembled as she stifled a quiet sob.
Jake English looked at his mother pitifully, taking hold of her hand and giving it a gentle squeeze. She looked at him gratefully, fuchsia tears dripped down her cheeks, nearly smearing her white makeup. Jake leaned forward, and whispered “Mom, you’re powder…”
She shrugged him off and wiped her whole face. “No, I shouldn’t have to hide my true form from my little boy.” She pinched his cheek, leav