World of Radiation

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Continued from 'Who is She?' The clothes sit in a neat pile on the other side of the metal door. A short ways down the hall is Arabella. She sits with her legs crossed and her back against the wall. Her eyes are closed. I watch her a moment. Can I really trust her? I don't even know her. My… Continue reading More

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World of Radiation

Dinner

Continued from 'Blood Battling' Immobile, I lay in the dirt. Next to me Alice rasps each breath like it's difficult for her to breathe. I long to reach out and touch her, reach out and help her, but my hands don't move. My fingers don't even twitch. What's wrong with me? Movement catches my eye. A… Continue reading Dinner

World of Radiation

Something More

"There's something more out there." "No, there isn't," I heave, adding another tally to the number of times she's said that. My eyes roll from where I stand next to her at the edge of the city, a place she returns to whenever she gets in this mood. Staring intently into the vast nothingness before us… Continue reading Something More