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Hollowmark and Lovelace 2Chapter Two:
January 7th : Arrhythmia
My blaring alarm cut into my sleep-softened brain like a scalpel into melting balaton cheese. I covered my head with the flat pillow and groaned. Then I made an easy decision and swept the clock off the desk. Hard. There was a loud crack, and then the incessant beeping cut off.
It was too early to be up.
"You're still a total ponce about sleeping in, aren't you?"
"Proudly," I murmured into the sheets.
"Even when we've got work to do."
"Especially then " I wanted a day off. Just walking around with Joseph was awkward now. I was too used to just turning and talking to him whenever I felt like it. It put me off my stride when he was the only one who could talk.
Here at the dormitories, things could be pretty much the way they'd always been. Everyone could see him in any case, but even if they couldn't, they'd at least know I wasn't cra
Hollowmark and Lovelace 1Chapter One
January 5th : Routine
The damp earth in my hand made the air feel clammy. Not far from me, the priest's voice sounded as though it was muffled by seawater as he droned the appropriate things. I stared hard at the casket they'd already lowered into the grave. The casket wasn't particularly remarkable, and the grave was exactly as deep as one should be. Dreary and plain as dry toast.
"Pathetic, really. That it should come to this," I said quietly, lifting my eyes to fix them on my partner's freshly carved tombstone. Someone had remembered to insist upon that ridiculous middle initial, most likely it had been me. "Absolutely pathetic."
"You're telling me."
It wasn't raining. I wondered if Joseph felt cheated. In our line of work, the subject of funerals had a tendency to arise often and at odd times, and he'd always joked about wanting a suitable sort of rain and a weeping
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