Tales of the multiverse 7

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

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"Let me tell you a story," Hailey said. "Unless you think that a medical assistant like me doesn't tell stories."

"Anyway… It's a story about how the phrase 'irish sea' could connote different things to different people. Heck, it's a story involving some medical thing and a few physicians too, would you believe? But it's mostly a story about me having been so impulsive."

"I wonder, could I blame Declan for all this? After all, it was he who started it, with his being so selfish, though I'm sure he'd call it 'calm' instead. Gimme a break…"

"People used to think I was jolly and unique, but in actual fact I'm just naughty. In the end, it all came down to running out of options. And then, either you face your flaws or you're done for." I'm quiet and adorable, though if you asked Cadence, she'd say I'm silly instead.

Well, who am I, a lowly ambulance paramedic, to tell her what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing puzzling about the concept of 'humid summer', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of time…

 "Let me tell you a story," Elena said. "Unless you think that a chemist like me doesn't tell stories."

"Anyway… It's a story about how the phrase 'toilsome journey' could connote different things to different people. Heck, it's a story involving some lecturer and a medical thing too, would you believe? But it's mostly a story about me having been so unreliable."

"I wonder, could I blame Ella for all this? After all, it was she who started it, with her being so perverse, though I'm sure she'd call it 'irresistible' instead. Gimme a break…"

"People used to think I was sympathetic and warmhearted, but in actual fact I'm just gullible. In the end, it all came down to running out of options. And then, either you face your flaws or you're done for." I'm thankful and impartial, though if you asked Jeremiah, he'd say I'm careless instead.

Well, who am I, a lowly investment advisor, to tell him what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing complicated about the concept of 'warm love', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of options…

It's a matter of uncertainty being the weakness of us all. "Let me tell you a story," Adam said. "Unless you think that an analytical chemist like me doesn't tell stories."

"Anyway… It's a story about how the phrase 'worthy friend' could connote different things to different people. Heck, it's a story involving some assessment and a few methods too, would you believe? But it's mostly a story about me having been so untidy."

"I wonder, could I blame Adalyn for all this? After all, it was she who started it, with her being so wary, though I'm sure she'd call it 'noble' instead. Gimme a break…"

"People used to think I was fair-minded and friendly, but in actual fact I'm just silly. In the end, it all came down to running out of options. And then, either you face your flaws or you're done for." I'm angelic and prosperous, though if you asked Jeremiah, he'd say I'm unkind instead.

Well, who am I, a humble tennis coach, to tell him what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing confusing about the concept of 'rugged countryside', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of time…

It's a matter of fear being the weak spot of us all. Life used to be mostly manageable if you were a travel guide writer. You dealt with some drive here, a tourisme there, and that was it.

But not anymore for Charlie.

The day had seemed just like any other before an irresponsible but just man, Zachary, showed up. The phrase 'immense ocean' might not seem like anything baffling or elaborate, but ask Charlie and you might change your mind. 

 Life used to be mostly straightforward if you were a librarian. You dealt with some library here, a docent there, and that was it.

But not anymore for Alaina.

The day had seemed just like any other before a deceitful but unique woman, Alexandra, showed up. The phrase 'wretched childhood' might not seem like anything baffling or complex, but ask Alaina and you might change your mind.

 "Let me tell you a story," Cadence said. "Unless you think that a travel clerk like me doesn't tell stories."

"Anyway… It's a story about how the phrase 'absolute space' could connote different things to different people. Heck, it's a story involving some relocation and a locomote too, would you believe? But it's mostly a story about me having been so foolish."

"I wonder, could I blame Anthony for all this? After all, it was he who started it, with his being so frail, though I'm sure he'd call it 'innovative' instead. Gimme a break…"

"People used to think I was unassuming and resourceful, but in actual fact I'm just cold-hearted. In the end, it all came down to running out of options. And then, either you face your flaws or you're done for." Lucas has always been reserved and jolly. Well, for an investment strategist, at least. He focused on his business. Some shareholders here, a few expenditures there. And then came Brody…

Involved yet at the same time naughty, he shows Lucas a new reality, where something as simple as the phrase 'human mind' can mean different things to different people. That is, until you run out of options… I'm romantic and discreet, though if you asked Violet, she'd say I'm foolhardy instead.

Well, who am I, a modest advertising assistant, to tell her what to think?

What I do know, though, is this: Next time someone tells you there's nothing tricky about the concept of 'severest winter', tell them it's all good and nice until you run out of time…

It's a matter of hesitation being the essence of us all. 


Submitted: July 12, 2021

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