Dialogue PractisePAIRS [GG?] /DIALOGUE EXERCISETonic, paired to GinPepper, paired to SaltFish, paired to Chips~Tonic: Alright, we're finally here. Now let's remind ourselves of what's important here.Fish: *groans softly* Would that be lunch? Because none of us have eaten in two days.Pepper: Two and a half days. But who's counting?Tonic: *exasperated* Are either of you two knuckleheads listening? I'm trying to--Fish: Of course we're listening, Tonic. It's just hard to think about what we're listenin' to when I can hardly hear you over my stomach.Tonic: Pepper, would you talk some sense into this guy?Pepper: No can do, boss. He's not old enough for it to take.Tonic: *growls* Fine. It's up to me, as usual.Fish: Just give us some food and you can have your precious order.Tonic: *unintelligible grumbling, sound of cloth and paper rustling* Here, this is what's left of
ExhaustedLethargy sneaks upon me, like a monster in the dark. The monster that is the dark. It is a greedy thing, taking without regrets or even guidelines. It steals time, offers nothing in return, and hasn't even the sentience to glee over its bloodless victory.Is it the weather? There is none. Snow clumps on the ground, old and stale with ice crystals that shine despite the ugliness of unpopularity. No one likes it here. I don't blame them.There shouldn't be so much fatigue, so much dragging of skin from my bones with hard, unrelenting fingers. Pain wracks my muscles, but relief would come at the cost of more tiredness.O, unwelcome sleep, overtake me.