Sparkle or Bust

Tuesday night study sessions with Jonathan and Scott were always pretty nondescript. We’d bury the living room of our student house in textbooks, pollute the air with eraser shavings, order some Chinese or pizza, turn on the hockey game, and get no work done whatsoever. It was a repetitive cycle, yeah, but I’m a creature of habit, and as far as I was concerned, eating the same greasy Chinese food or pizza every week was not only good for my sanity, but also good for my soul. (My arteries, not so much.)


The In-Between

by Bara Akai (薔薇・赤い) illustrated by llyse (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/116496.html) “What was it like?” Michael turned on the bed to face Drew, his heavy eyes darkened to pits in the low lighting that filtered in from the hallway almost five feet away. He and Drew were two heavy bodies draped against the blue satin sheets on […]



by Kuruki (来木) (mirrors http://s2b2.livejournal.com/113456.html) Jacob glanced down the corridor, his heart beating fast. The governor’s guards had been called away and he was alone for the first time since his ship landed three days ago. He had to escape from the palace before they returned. He hadn’t seen his family or Andy since Jacob […]