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Comfortable Madness First PDF 4-13-18

Between Here and There

Between Here and There “What do you see?” Gid asked. Cold darkness. Towers of bruised rock. A sun gone small and unsympathetic. “Butter,” Gid said. “What do you see?” “I’m dead.” “Not completely,” he said. I thought of The Princess Bride and smiled. “I feel dead.” Something stroked my bones, reminding me that not even sleep stopped all of the pain. “Are you an angel?” I asked. He stood with me, tall and limned with light. “No.” “What then?” I asked. “You,” he said. “What?” “Never mind,” he said. A crash of air and stone. An explosion of light. Things spun, and I lost track of everything.

Worry Broken leg. Broken ribs. Dislocated shoulder. Road rash and concussion. Tayla touched my face. “What were you doing?” “Walking.” She shook her head. “You can’t just leave like that,” she said. “I came back.” “You could’ve died.” “Yeah,” I said. “That would’ve been something.”