Wednesday, May 29, 2013

VV 100 WC: "Odyssey"

(Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge got three fewer rebounds than Chris Bosh last night, and this week's word is "Odyssey".)

Alyssa wasn't ready. He was nice, and he was kind, and he had a way of looking at you that made you forget how to talk. They had been talking about it, and he had been asking, just bringing it up over and over until she finally said okay just to make him stop. It felt like a culmination, the end of a journey, the logical conclusion of everything that had happened, but she still wasn't ready. She thought about saying something, but she didn't, just letting him finish. The metal letters on the back of the van said "Odyssey".

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