199, Fiction

199 (A Brief Excerpt from a Novel-in-progress)

2. Paul’s mother poked her head inside his darkened room. His back was to her, but the hallway light cut a shaft of illumination that bisected the bedroom. “Are you awake?” She asked the prone body, back still to her, curled up as if undisturbed on the bed He had been for nearly two hours.… Continue reading 199 (A Brief Excerpt from a Novel-in-progress)