To be fair to absolutely nobody, my entire cabin (which is to say, two other writers) is making much the same kind of progress as me. Turns out handwriting these things is bloody awkward. This is what I get for spending over half my life in front of computers...
I don't even know how I'm almost 9,000 words in. It certainly doesn't feel like it.
It's the most stealthy day of the week, the one I always fail to see coming... WiPpet Wednesday is a blog hop run by the ever-awesome K. L. Schwengel, and a blog hop with a twist: every post relates in some way to the date! If you want to find out more (and you should~), you can find more information and others' posts over at the inlinkz page.
Today's maths was... pretty simple, I thought, when I worked it out? It's the 15th June 2015, so I added 1+5 to make 6, added it to the month (7) for 13, then for I added 2+0+1 to make 3, and removed that 3 from the 5 for 2, and added that to the 13 to make 15 for 15 (quite short) paragraphs...
And then I realised it's the 15th today and that would have done perfectly well by itself.
Still on the half-arsed project, and I'm concluding the one with the real sense of humour here is Ais. Lirio has (sort of) freed Ais, taken him to see the boss (a l'il bit of that was posted on Monday) and now, quite a lot later, they're home again.
And still bickering.
For all his stubbornness and the way he took great care to make sure cleaning Ais’ face hurt, Lirio wasn’t hard to persuade to bed. “Ten minutes,” he’d grumbled, allowing Ais to pull off his shirt and pull him into his arms on the bed, but when fifteen had passed and he was sound asleep with his head on Ais’ shoulder, Ais didn’t have the heart to wake him. And with Lirio’s rhythmic breathing against him, he could hardly be blamed for dozing off himself, could he?So it wasn’t particularly fair to be woken up by a punch to the arm so hard his fingers immediately went numb. “Hey!”“Have you got any idea what time it is?” Lirio yelled at almost deafening volume into Ais’ ear. “What the hells did you think you were doing?”“Exactly the same thing you were. Sleeping.”Lirio stared at him like he was crazy, and for so long he started to wonder if he was. “So everything you said about wanting a week, how you could find information—when did you plan to start? When you only had one day left?”“No...” Ais found himself squirming under Lirio’s incredulity. By all the sea gods he could think of, the man was a head shorter than him, he shouldn’t be able to make him so nervous. But then, Lirio was the scarier one here. “But a few hours’ delay can’t hurt, can it? You said yourself you’ve had no sleep and I was busy getting beaten up.”Lirio sniffed in the most derisive way Ais had ever heard a sniff be sniffed. “You didn’t even know what day it was. You slept through most of it.”“Doesn’t mean it was comfortable,” Ais huffed, twisting to show off to Lirio the bruises mottling his torso, and froze at the sight of Lirio’s flat belly. “What’s that?”Lirio glanced down, mouth open to no doubt complain again, then clacked it shut and yanked the sheet up, like he thought covering the fist-sized bruise smack in the middle of his belly would make Ais immediately forget it existed.It didn’t. “Lirio, what happened in that meeting?”“I told you. Nothing.”“You also told me you didn’t want to talk about it, and that doesn’t sound—or look—like nothing to me.”Lirio sighed a long-suffering sigh, but Ais felt him lean fractionally away. “It’s a reminder.”When it seemed like a polite silence might be too subtle, Ais prompted, “of?”This time the sigh was softer and more heartfelt. “Of what will happen if I bring you back empty-handed at the end of the week.”