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Darla Applerose
I'm with you there
Mon Jan 24, 2011 22:29
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Darla sniffed and recognised Matt as he walked blindly through the rain. He seemed carefree right now, walking through the rain. The last time she'd met him, well, the first time too, he'd seemed more uptight than his brother. But she had taken a liking to him, though she hesitated in approaching him, she in an emotional state and he seemingly wanting to be alone. She approached him anyway. She didn't want to be alone right now.

"Matt," she called over the storm. "It's me, Darla." She moved over to him, her boots squishing in the mud. For once, she wanted to feel what mud felt like squishing between her toes, so she sat down next to him and began pulling off her boots. Once her dragonhide boots were off as well as her socks, she touched the cold mud with her feet, feeling them sink as the brown mud engulfed them.

"What are you doing out here?" she asked, trying not to make her voice sound thick with tears, though he probably could sense it anyway. Darla took a deep breath to calm herself before turning to face him. She pushed her soaking hair away from her equally wet face. It was hard to breathe, she found.

Her chest was still heaving from her sobs earlier, and she took deep breaths of air before facing the sky to let the downpour of rain wash her face. She wished it could just wash it all away. If the rain water was only the Fountain of Youth, then perhaps her grandfather would live. Just let him outside in the wet for a moment and he'd live. Oh Merlin, how she wished for that.

  • Hate to FeelMathias Reid, Sat Jan 22 18:13
    The campus was always full of people, but on a rainy day like this they would all be sensibly huddling inside. Matt, on the other hand, was going for a walk. Someplace open was what he needed right... more
    • I'm with you there — Darla Applerose, Mon Jan 24 22:29
      • I'm glad someone agreesMatt, Tue Jan 25 17:46
        He didn't really want to tear his ears away from the storm, but he pushed himself into a more vertical sitting position and turned towards her. "Hey, Darla." Matt was a bit surprised that she was... more
        • Re: I'm glad someone agreesDarla, Wed Jan 26 17:51
          Insanity. Darla let out a breath. That was the right word for everything. "Yes," she agreed. "Everything's maddening these days." She sniffed, trying to control her voice. She didn't want to start... more
          • But feeling is important too.Matt, Thu Jan 27 19:17
            Matt was uncertain about what to say or if Darla even really expected him to say anything. She was silent as well, so he turned his face towards the clouds, feeling the cool rain strike against him... more
            • But it hurts too much.Darla, Sun Jan 30 20:27
              Darla wasn't sure how Matt would react to what she'd just told him, but in a moment, he shared his condolences, and she felt like crying again. Then he embraced her, sort of, and she felt the urge to ... more
              • Lost on how to reply, Matt just nodded silently. He'd always found it sad how one could die both physically and mentally. It was just another blow to the people they left behind them. He hugged her... more
                • Darla wasn't exactly the type to vent out her problems and troubles to people. It was a sign of weakness, at least in her mind, so she tried to keep it in. It wasn't exactly like she had had many... more
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