The Second Layer: Part 4

Begin with Part I here She swirled the Cheerios methodically with her spoon, a satisfying clinking sound ringing in her ears as the metal collided here and there with the ceramic bowl. The Saturday morning news anchor was droning on in the background with tales of terror and triumph. The familiarity of the old shoddy … Continue reading The Second Layer: Part 4

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The Second Layer: Part III

Start over with Part I here Aria stood still. She didn't dare move. The rough edges of the frayed rope were digging into her wrists adding unnecessary injury to insult. The wooden skid lopped side to side, threatening to throw her overboard should she compromise her meticulous balance for even a fraction of a moment. … Continue reading The Second Layer: Part III