Everdark: Chapter FiveWow, Jessie thought faintly. I thought I’d been through a lot...
James’s last three years had been difficult. He’d been through so many awful things compared to her that she was beginning to regret ever complaining about her own situation.
First there was his disagreement with Meowth, and waking up one morning to find that the cat had gone, leaving not a single trace of his presence. Then finding himself involved with a group of survivors with rather questionable methods of doing things.
“You’ve seen it for yourself,” he’d said to her. “How indiscriminately they attacked this place. They don’t care for anything or anyone besides themselves and what they can get their hands on.”
“So why are you still with them?” Jessie had asked. “After all this time?”
They were both sat cross-legged on Jessie’s bed, facing each other. Jessie had opened the window by the headboard, and a cool,