Render Me Perfect

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
Welcome to the city that has no night, where everyone is perfect and no one steps out of line. Welcome to a world where normalcy is a freak show, where life is a continuous torture session, where fitting in while standing out is paramount.
Welcome to a life in the future.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Submitted: February 15, 2013

This book is firmly dedicated to E. J. Rylee, without whom I would have neither book nor booksie account nor butterfly army. E. J., I am ... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 1

Submitted: January 27, 2013

Welcome to the city that has no night, where everyone is perfect and no one steps out of line. Welcome to a world where normalcy is a freak show, where life is a continuous torture session, where fitting in while standing out is paramount.
Welcome to a life in the future. Read Chapter

Chaper 1 Part 2

Submitted: January 28, 2013

Aerope was intensely grateful for her husband. The man made no less than twenty-thousand dollars a week where others made five; his famil... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 3

Submitted: January 28, 2013

When she came to, Eryx had just reached the front walkway. Action had to be taken before he brought that mess of himself inside. Aerope l... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 4

Submitted: January 28, 2013

Eryx was still there, standing in the stream of frigid water, obediently scrubbing at his elbows. Aerope reached over and selected “off... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 5

Submitted: January 28, 2013

Aerope climbed up the circular sandalwood steps that spiraled out from a mock-recycled steel pole. She crossed the warm floor of the long... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 6

Submitted: January 28, 2013

“Pick one that doesn’t use the Network, honey,” she said. No need to rack up nonessential bills. “I did,” he smiled. ... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 7

Submitted: January 28, 2013

The sandalwood staircase spiraled up, to the bedrooms and bathrooms and family room, and it also spiraled down, to the basement gym and g... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 8

Submitted: January 28, 2013

The four wallscreens shifted their image to that of a large room, making the basement gym feel much bigger than it actually was. A person... Read Chapter

Chapter 1 Part 9

Submitted: February 15, 2013

“I’m sowwie!!” he bawled, drowning out the trainer video. “I’m sowwie I just wann’ed some hunnie’ and I went to get it but ... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 1

Submitted: February 15, 2013

Aerope threw the wrapper down the wastechute, turned on the autowash, and left the bathroom. The hall was long and narrow, thanks to land... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 2

Submitted: February 15, 2013

She walked upstairs to shower. The autowash in her room was beautiful. Nine hundred sprayers per square inch, sixteen hundred retractable... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 3

Submitted: February 15, 2013

“Hot cycle,” she told it. “Full treatment. All the regular defaults.” It bleeped brightly to show it understood. The door’... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 4

Submitted: February 15, 2013

When Aerope went into the boys’ bathroom, there was a tall boy, dressed in navy and white, frantically speaking into the medicom. He ha... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 5

Submitted: February 15, 2013

Periscus was in his room, angrily changing out of his education uniform. He threw his navy tie onto the bed, and then his navy coat, and ... Read Chapter

Chapter 2 Part 6

Submitted: March 02, 2013

Five minutes later she sat up. Damn waste of time. Somehow, tired as she was, she couldn’t let herself rest. Wearily she picked herself... Read Chapter

Chapter 3 Part 1

Submitted: March 02, 2013

Everything was nothing for a very long time until the world came rushing back in a roar of murmur, pain, weariness, light, color, and fin... Read Chapter