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The Most Wonderful Time of YearThe Most Wonderful Time of Year
I awake to find the room positively freezing. I pull the covers closer to me, wrapping them around my bare shoulders. I roll over and look up at my window; something isn't right. I reach up and touch the frosted glass. It's cold to touch. I lift myself up and wipe away some of the fog covering the pane. Outside, white flecks slowly fall to the ground, covering it in a blanket of white.
I hear a door slam down the hall and the rushed sound of running footsteps. "Ven," a voice says, accompanied with a rapid knock, "did you see it?"
I wrap the blanket tighter around me and pull open the door. The smiling bluenette looks down at me. She's wearing a grey three/fourth sleeve sweater, a light blue scarf, black pants, and fuzzy white, mid-calf boots. "See what?" I say, still trying to wake up.
"The snow, silly," she says. Aqua's really too much of a morning person; where does she find the e
Poetic PsychosisIn thirty seconds, the next shell would fall. Every night was the same, but every night Lorenzo experienced it as if it were the first time. His throat felt swollen; breathing was hard. He glanced around at the others; young men like him who had been shipped out in the name of honour and freedom. There was no honour in this, no freedom. Only death behind your eyelids, and a fear so gutting, that it carved out your innards and left you a hollow husk. Lorenzo tried to breathe, tried to assure himself that he was still whole, still made of flesh. They had lied when they told him he was ready.
Matteo ran towards him, arms out, rifle swinging uselessly at his side. He shouted for him to run, but Lorenzo remained motionless, unable to move as his friend’s warning was lost in the constant blare of gunfire. None of them were ready.
“The cycle is repeating. It is not safe.” The voice was soft and weak, yet it carried over the gunfire and battle cries without impediment.
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