“Everything is Perfectly Fine” – Part 4

First time reading? Start at the beginning here. Dave had been conscious for about two hours when a small woman with curly, graying hair walked into his hospital room. The sight of her surprised him so much that he cut off mid-sentence in his conversation with Moreen and Harris. Harris turned around, saw her, andContinue reading ““Everything is Perfectly Fine” – Part 4″

“Everything is Perfectly Fine” – Part 1

First time reading? Start from the beginning here. Dave drifted in and out of consciousness for a while. Every time he woke, he’d keep his eyes shut, feeling an overwhelming and nameless sense of dread. Then he’d remember that he’d escaped, that no one was waiting to torture him more. Eventually, he opened his eyes.Continue reading ““Everything is Perfectly Fine” – Part 1″

“FUBAR” – Part 1

Moreen sat on the edge of her hospital gurney, her right foot tapping rapidly on the floor. From her curtained-off cubicle, she watched doctors, nurses, and the occasional police officer rush past. Someone would moan or cry out occasionally, drowning out the hushed conversation and beeping medical equipment. The ER was a hive of activity,Continue reading ““FUBAR” – Part 1″

“Dave and Val Watch Soap Operas” – Part 4

Val was having a surprisingly good time. Nobody ever associated hospitals with fun, but for a telepath like her, they could be particularly unpleasant. (Try blocking out the thoughts and sensations of the patient in the next room having a colonoscopy sometime. Not fun.) She had the exatrin in her system to thank for aContinue reading ““Dave and Val Watch Soap Operas” – Part 4″

“Dave and Val Watch Soap Operas” – Part 2

Dave realized he’d lost his mind the moment he considered buying her flowers. He blamed it on sleep-deprivation. The time difference meant he’d woken up at four in the morning, and it had been a long day of non-stop meetings, murder investigations, and fights. Then it was straight to the hospital to make sure theContinue reading ““Dave and Val Watch Soap Operas” – Part 2″