Future Friends – Part 14

Angela stared in shock at the closed door, before slowly sinking to the floor. On the other side of the door, Adri crumpled into a ball against the door, numb. Well, now that’s it. Now she’s gone. He picked at a loose thread on his sweater. I guess I should feel...

Future Friends – Part 13

The next day, Adri didn’t show up at the library. She shrugged it off and worked by herself for that day. He’s probably still a bit tired from the hospital visit. The day after that, she excused it again. He just needed a bit of space, that’s probably it. We almost...

Future Friends – Part 12

Adri plopped into the chair across from her. “Heeeeyyyyyy…” He stared into space for a few seconds before re-focusing. “Whatd ya nee me t’ do? His speech slurred and his eyes somehow seemed to be pointing in two entirely opposite directions. She smirked. “Pain meds...

Future Friends – Part 11

Several hours later at the hospital, Adri sat in the bed, staring at Angela indignantly. “I would have been fine, you know. Totally fine.” Angela stared back at him, matching his annoyance with anger. “You could have died! How could you be so stupid!” She poked him...

Future Friends – Part 10

They sat in the blanket fort, staring at the screen, intensely ignoring each other, not noticing the thermostat, which had been covered with a blanket by accident. As the room steadily got cooler and cooler, Adri started to shiver. “Man, it’s getting pretty chilly in...