All That Will Never Come AgainShe moved like lightning; before her footfalls reached his ears, Paul had been yanked to a standing position. The tentacles writhed along with him as he yelled in surprise and pain.All That Will Never Come Again6 months ago in Writing More Like This
"It's immune." Maya pursed her lips. "This is... Unexpected."
He felt the tentacles tense, rearing back.
In one smooth movement, Maya unsheathed the curved blade from its scabbard and sliced through a tentacle.
What Paul assumed should be blood splattered across the bathroom floor, broken rainbows splayed haphazardly atop cold tiles. Reeling in agony, Paul fell backwards; the tentacles caught him, pushing against the toilet. He rolled to the side.
Go! The s
It's only begun - OIIEPRunaway train of scattered thoughtsIt's only begun - OIIEP3 months ago in Poetry More Like This
Remainders of a faltering sanity
Drowned in horror and blackened blood
Life and memories snuffed out of existence
He was brought back with eternal words
He was reborn, his every weakness erased
The knowledge of millennia all his
Along with the fate of all creatures and worlds
He was brought back, but something was lost
A beating heart‘s something no judge can afford
But he will have a purpose and still
Death shall be his eternal companion
Gone FishingMaya barely acknowledged the wriggling mass of tentacles on Paul's back as she stepped into the dingy light of the loo and threw a crumpled overcoat at him.Gone Fishing6 months ago in Writing More Like This
"Put this on," she commanded.
He shuddered. He was cold, so utterly cold--like no warmth in the world could ever reach him again. He tried to sit up but only managed to shift position, like a slug on the slick bathroom floor.
"I...I'm c-changing," he whispered through chattering teeth.
"No shit, love," she replied as she stood over him and lifted him roughly by his left wrist on to a sitting position. He dangled in her grip, shivering and twitching, gasping for air like a fish on a