The Storylet Experiment: Part 6

It wasn’t as though Lily had never thought of getting lung rot. No, it was something that was on everyone’s mind starting from childhood, as soon as they were old enough to understand. If one did not die from an…

August 10, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 5

Once Lily had picked up all of the delicate watch parts, she excused herself to use the washroom. But she walked right past it and out the backdoor, leaning against the stone wall in the alley. The fit came just…

August 8, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 4

Early one morning a week later, a rare northeastern gale swept up the lucrite smoke from the Energy District of the city and carried it over to the Greenhollow neighborhood. Lily stepped outside to see the heavy charcoal-black flakes drift…

August 7, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 3

After they ate their supper in silence, Lily tidied up while keeping an ear out for any sounds of distress as Oren bathed. He had one coughing fit so bad that she almost burst through the door with no regard…

August 5, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 2

After ascending the stairs at a brisk pace, Lily stalked through the open door of her brother’s bedroom. “You skipped yet another meal, didn’t you Oren?” She tried to cross her arms over her chest, remembered she was still holding…

August 4, 2016 No comments

The Storylet Experiment: Part 1

It wasn’t until Lily was merely a block away from home that she realized she was going to be home from work early. She had originally planned to spend some time in the library, but a sense of mindlessness had…

August 3, 2016 3 comments