Lately he had admitted to feeling almost excited at the thought of company. But he also knew that with each encounter came a curious sort of emotional hangover which had become harder and harder to shift”

A feeling I’m sure most of us know. Great Post Jac!

The Perilous Reading Society

The island was exactly 50 paces across. Not so strange in itself, exceptthat it didn’t seem to matter which direction Seth went in or what size steps he used, the land always ran out on that 50th step.

Hewriggled his toes in the clear water and looked up at the sky. It was almost noon and time for the weekly food drop off. Lately he had admitted to feeling almost excited at the thought of company. But he also knewthat with eachencounter camea curious sort of emotional hangover whichhad become harderand harder to shift.

Sentenced to solitary confinement for heinous and unforgivable crimes,’ Seth winked, ‘I mean, come on you have to admit it has a nice ring to it.’There was no one around to agree with him, but he laughed anyway. He’d found that talking to the empty sea made more sense than talking to himself.What he…

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