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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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