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Seal of the Dragon: Part 2Part 2:
Tauky followed Charles's eyes to his tummy, He swung his head up to look back at Charles. He let out a cry resembling the noise a calf makes when it's taken away from its mother. He pulled his shirt down much further than needed, and squeezed himself into a ball; sobbing ensued.
"Ah, I- I'm sorry!" His face was filled with worry.
wait a second. what did I do? He wondered.
"What's wrong?" He went to touch Tauky.
"why are you upset?"
"No! Don't. Please..please..." He pushed himself away from Charles.
"I won't hurt you. I promise." Charles whispered comfortingly. It didn't work, Tauky continued crawling away, and was getting increasingly louder with his sobs.
"come now, tell me what's the matter." He reached out and grabbed Tauky and pulled him onto his lap. He squirmed very little considering the state he was in.
He sat there like that for a
SolaceShe never slept well in the dark,
not without the children of the sun and moon
to guide her weary lids home.
Guided by the aftermath, she was always two steps behind.
What did the world look like to the girl who had been through it all?
Braved the heaviest of storms,
yet skipping over cracks in the pavement.
They said her eyes were the wisps of clouds before the storm.
To him they were reflections of pages overlooked.
She said it was like she lived the life of someone she had never met.
Laid out to dry, yesterdays news.
He knew her as the girl who was built to never collapse.
He wished he was too.
He loved her more than words could say, and yet her pain was such,
that at times, he feared she wouldn’t make it.
But on nights like these, even when it threatened to consume her,
he became convinced that somehow she would.
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