Robustness (part 7)

The other people on the train had no faces. Their conversations were not made of words, but overlapping differently colored noise, looped in waves of approval. They were cardboard cutouts, animatronic puppets there to give a sense of legitimacy to the whole enterprise. Only one seat remained. Leslie went straight for it and fell immediately… Continue reading Robustness (part 7)


Though she had her collar pulled around her face and generic dark glasses over her eyes, glances accumulated as she emptied her cart onto the conveyor belt. Soon a normal would say something. β€œIs that Nancine?” β€œI think so!” She pretended not to hear. She had headphones on after all, giant 1980s style cans. How… Continue reading Celebrity