8FOLD: Jolt City # 5, The Lion, The Witch, and the Unicycle!
milos_parker at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 18 06:47:14 PST 2007
Martin Phipps wrote:
> Tom Russell wrote:
> > He can
> > feel her pulse, and with each beat it runs through his
> > entire body, echoing soundlessly.
> > Though his heart is pulsing at its own rate, his
> > body is pulsing at hers. At her command.
> > She withdraws her hand and rubs it. "It's warm,"
> > she says softly.
> Oh G-g-god.
> > he thinks
> > of Fay Tarif rubbing her hand
> and wishing he could be that hand?
All I'm saying, Martin, is just wait until issue seven. There's going
to be a whole lot more than vibrating hands. :-)
> > "Good, you're awake." The voice is from Canada.
> > Probably Quebec (slight french twinge).
> Feh. Americans seem to think Canadians have picked up some French
> intonation. That's funny, eh?
Not all Canadians-- but the ones I've met from Quebec do seem to have
some French intonation. Could just be my ears playing tricks on me,
> I actually thought this was better than last issue. I won't go into
> why because I don't want to say anything bad about last issue. Let's
> just say at no point did I go "How the @#$% did he do that?" at any
> time while reading this issue.
Feel free to say anything you like about the last issue. :-)
I intentionally tried to make these next few shorter than the last few.
I had to split up this story into two parts, which I'm kinda not happy
with-- but at the same time, it's a nice cliffhanger, isn't it? :-)
Thanks for the comments, Martin!
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