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Darkened Skies Chapter 8Chapter Eight: Success and Setbacks
Leaf once again found himself in Treasure Town, scavenging about for information before making up his mind. It had been at least a week or two since he'd taken the Time Gear from Limestone Cavern, and although word had spread quickly enough, his involvement thankfully hadn't been discovered yet.
He was quite lucky this time, he knew; Leaf shuddered as his mind repeatedly drifted back to thoughts of Team Aura Blade.
Leaf had forced himself to push them out of his thoughts. He had much more important things to think about, and right now he needed all the information he could get. While the residents of the past world generally didn't seem to speak too much of the Time Gears except for the fact that two of them had gone missing, of course he managed to pick up valuable clues every once in a while.
Currently, Leaf was debating which of the guarded Time Gears to go after, as he was reluctant to go to Dark Crater. He'd set himself down
on old sanzu - absolutely true fictionlast fall i stole my friend down by the tama river. we sang. we danced. we skipped dead fish like rocks and watched them get swallowed by the undertow. we got sick off of bad chinese food and went skinny-dipping and then a week later she drowned herself.
her uncle was a yakuza, i think, but he really just wanted to be al pacino or something. anyway, she loved him a lot. maybe that’s why she went down the way she went down; cement shoes. not real cement, but it was the same idea. she had two cloth bags with yellow-painted cinderblocks inside, and they were tied to her ankles like the prisoners’ chains from o brother where art thou.
in my mind’s eye i can see her, limping dreadfully close to the edge of the current, her left hand gripping at her breasts through a loose t-shirt. kneeling by the wastelands, elbows in the gravel, crawling forward out into the water. angry like a dermis under wool, all teeth and salt and sand. sleepy, submissive, sublimated.
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