Roll the Dice: Thread #2 Stove!RAPE.JRhFM 2011/07/27 (Wed) 01:27 No. 23919 [Reply] ▼
So. New thread. I was gonna write a lot hating the new image, but what-the-fuck-ever, let's move on.
To more waiting around, I guess.
[x] Look for real food, no way that abomination the "good doctor" gave was actually food everyone within ate; never mind the stereotypes on "hospital food".
…That was some real bullshit, what she just pulled; I can’t believe any self-respecting doctor would have an ass like that. Be
an ass like that. Sure, it was all in good fun except for that part where I was coerced into obligatory contractual labor, and the part where a man’s hunger is no joke
, but I can understand that; I can be sympathetic. A private hospital like this, ritzy and generous all at once, it probably needs to take advantage of any fiscally-sound opportunities it can get. I get that!
There’s just one little thing I can’t quite wrap my mind around: why am I still sitting here in this sort of situation
? Like hell I’ll just politely wait around and starve.
With the faint groaning of – couldn’t be springs could it, I mean the bed’s a bit too thin for springs – something and the soft clap of bare feet onto cold tile, I’m standing confidently on my own two legs again for the first time in… too long. Deep breaths now, in and out – breathe in, good; breathe out – no nausea, no vertigo, and no loss of balance. The world doesn’t feel as though it’s been tilted on its side.
One step… Two steps, three steps…
The only discomfort is the steady throb in my hand, dull pain echoing across the empty space where my finger used to be; but it’s fine, that doesn’t even throw me off-balance. There’s no jagged electric feeling crawling across my spine, a sweet and smoky scent in the air, and no crooked trees for monsters to hide behind – I could get used to this, I think.
Hold on, what was that second thing?
I take a good, long whiff – that hearty sort of sniff where you close your eyes and tilt your head back as if trying to absorb the essence of the scent. I immediately feel somew
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