Recent Work By Madison Smartt Bell

Chapter 38

 

Crunchy and Creamy made tea in the lodge, and all the People assembled to drink it.  How did we all know to go there?

I had a pulse in the back of my head, the soft dark spot where tendon meets bone, that roused me from where I lay with Laurel, like a pair of lizards waiting out the afternoon heat.  And I caught Laurel’s fingertips to bring her along, although, I let go her hand before we had gone far.  Not so much to hide that touch from D-, who knew all about it anyway, but.