Wraith No More, Ch2The trip home was fortunately uneventful. You might say that my once tenuous belief in God was somewhat restored when we werent stopped by anyone, and nobody was around to notice me escorting a blood-covered woman from my transport into my apartment. It seemed almost too easy, really, after the heart-pounding trip from the coffee shop, but I wasnt going to concern myself with that. All that I could concern myself with at that time was not getting caught, and living to see the next day. Actually, I wasnt even too concerned with seeing the next day, really. Right then, I was just terrified that we might be caught.
Once inside, I hastily showed her to the bathroom, fearing that any delays would be cause for the death she so often threatened. I experienced my first real shock when she then began to undress with me in there as though it were the most natural thing in the world. It didnt occur to me that a woman who wouldnt be bothered if she had to kill ten peo
Wraith No More, Ch1I am not a hero. Im just not that sort of guy. Since childhood, Ive never once taken the initiative and done something great, and Ive never been in a position of leadership or any real responsibility. Now, Im not a recluse, lets not jump to any conclusions please! I was on the school baseball team from middle school through my senior year in high school and was fairly active in the Theatre program. But, I just never was the kind of guy that people point to and say, Wow, there goes the hero of the game last night he got us the win at the last second or Hey, hes playing the lead in the show next week!
The fact is, I still am not that kind of guy, and doubt I ever will be.
After high school, I got into a decent college and eventually landed a decent job that pays enough for me to afford a decent apartment and decent furnishings. But, it was nothing more than decent; my job was basically grunt work a metaphor for my