Kaye Packman
Better late than never
Fri Nov 9, 2018 11:43
2603:300c:a02:b000:1ced:5178:bb5a:892c

Who was she?

There was a lot going on here. People screaming and freaking out, memories gone and, worst of all, Meatless Mondays. She assumed that’s what the monstrosity was before her. She thought she was taking a bite of a pulled pork sandwich, but no, it was jackfruit covered in barbeque sauce. Jackfruit. One of the most disgusting, bizarre fruits in existence was piled on top of a sesame seed bun of disappointment. Somehow the fruit felt like pulled pork, but it wasn’t. It was almost more confusing than the fact that she had no idea who she was. Who let jackfruit be a thing, anyway? If she had trust issues (which she didn’t know if she did, since she was without any details about herself), jackfruit must have been the cause.

There were plenty of things besides the traitorous fruit that were confusing and concerning. The boy with one leg finally finished screaming. That was good, because wow, how obnoxious that had been. Yeah, things were all upside down right now, but you didn’t need to scream about it. As she looked around, she realized that none of the annoying people around her were familiar. Huh. So she had no memory of who she was, didn’t know where she was, and didn’t know anyone around her. This sounded like the start of a really terrible psychological thriller.

As if the universe could sense she needed a clue, something dropped from the sky and landed right on top of her head. The envelope slid down from her scalp and onto the table, showing off what must have been her name. Kaye. This also made Kaye realize she was wearing a wig, and she would like to know what that was about. Was she sick? Was she dying? Was she just really punk rock with a specific badass aesthetic? She’d focus on that later. She didn’t see where the envelope came from, but it landed on her, so it must have been meant for her. She was Kaye, and she was going to open the letter.

...and doing so led to even more confusion. In the letter was a picture that could move and it featured a very, very good looking and fit guy with super long in his underwear. Kaye blinked several times and stared as he slowly and sensually started putting his clothes back on in a very weird reverse strip.

“What the everloving pineapple is this?” she said out loud, catching the attention of someone nearby. “I mean, I appreciate it, but what the hell?”

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