Inside, the Kohl's was dark, stale and untouched by looting. Wandering past racks of clothes never to be worn, she grabbed a coat.
He tried to pet the ghost cat, but his hand passed right through it. "So... um, what killed you?" Jerry asked the small phantom.
Hephaestus could engineer marvels and beauty, and in the end Aphrodite loved that over Ares' crass virility and violence.
"Why are they staring?" Derek asked. Te hugged him. "Because you're a BOY, silly! See any boy fairies? Nope... AND YOU'RE ALL MINE!"
"Our cycle's done." He awoke, blinking as she brushed his cheek. "Surprised? I warned you the regeneration might flip our sexes."
The cigarette dipped into butane flame. Viv sucked a drag, and head bobbing to the beat she snapped the Zippo closed.
She smiled as they began rolling up characters. "I like you." "I like you too," he replied. "You're a girl that'll play D&D."
Amid the zero-g debris inside the derelict floated a severed, mummified head. "Sooner I'm done, the sooner I leave," Beth gulped.
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