Ch 13 SS: And then, the plot thickens

Ch 13 SS: And then, the plot thickens

Dusk was falling over Paris. Sally tried to hail a taxicab from the curb to no avail. Rick stepped into the street, as if his size could command a car to stop. A few honking horns and hands in the air pushed him back onto the walkway. Sally laughed, Paris traffic is a...
Ch 12 RY: Can’t we just get along?

Ch 12 RY: Can’t we just get along?

“Do you think two very different people can work together?” Rick asked. “Do you mean us? The two of us?” Sally asked. “You want to talk about structure and take notes and work with pen and paper and sit here forever and map it all...
Ch 11 SS: When in Paris…

Ch 11 SS: When in Paris…

Rick is on fire, his head behind the screen, fingers tapping away. His breath is audible. Sally watches him. What she can see from behind the screen anyway. His unruly hair. His concentrated fixation on the screen. She’s hungry. She nods at the bartender. He...
Ch 9 SS: Lip Talk

Ch 9 SS: Lip Talk

My breath is narrowed down to one long sigh. Sally pauses, trying to steady the tremble in her voice. She be damn she picked this response to Rick’s poem. For a red mouth that burns my thoughts like fire; When will that mouth draw near and make reply To one...
Ch 8 RY: The Kiss I Never Had. Wait, the what? When? Huh?

Ch 8 RY: The Kiss I Never Had. Wait, the what? When? Huh?

On a mission. Rick left Sally’s side on a mission. He was both happy to have a task to accomplish and to just step away from the woman who had entered his life with such force in such a short time. Just a matter of hours ago, Sally was a username online and now...