Ghosts in the WastelandThe Parade is bleak, grey. Lonely. I thought the Parade would be exciting, fun. But, no. It absolutely sucks shit.Ghosts in the Wasteland by KaoticSilence
Which is why I always looked forward to a new arrival, a visitor. A visitor like Poison. I was sitting near Mother War- Or, Mama War, as I like to call her- when I heard Poison call out at the edge of the crowd.
"Kaotic?" She hadn't seen me yet. I looked everywhich way, until I finally saw her.
To make it easier for her to find me, I yelled. "Poison!" I didn't even bother to wait for her to see me before I scrambled to my feet, running up to her. As soon as I was within touching distance of her, she gathered me into a hug. God, it felt good. But she was so warm, compared to me.
"How's the Parade treating you?"
"Better," what a lie. "But I still hate it. How's life?"
It was then, that I saw how tired she looked. "Exhausting." There were shadows under her eyes, almost like bruises, and something in her voice made me even more concerned for her wellbeing than I had been in th