– tony.espino –

a human. for now.

4.16 | october

chronicle of an unreliable voice

Folder 14

I don’t want to be a normal. Their heads always implode. Give me whatever is next to normal.

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“She’s starting to disappear, huh?” The Sailors were staring at Dead. She appeared to be fading.
“Maybe it’s just our eyes. I don’t think we’re getting enough beta-carotene stranded out here.”
“No. She’s disappearing. She doesn’t want to be here with you anymore.”
“Why me? Probably doesn’t want to be stuck on this boat anymore with you.”
“Right. Because that makes sense.”
“You’re hard to be stranded at sea with.”
“I was the only one trying to help us.”
“With your magic that doesn’t exist?”
“It does exist, but you don’t believe in it.”
“Shouldn’t it still be able to exist without me believing in it?”
“No. Obviously.”
“Your magic is ridiculous. And she’s not disappearing.”
“She is disappearing. And you don’t believe it. Which means…”
“Which means nothing.”
“Which means my magic really doesn’t need you to believe in it.”
“Yeah. Real good.”
“No. Just good.”
“No. Real good.”


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