Emergence – A Novel on Twitter – Section One, Jim and Kathy

Part One, A Private Sorrow, Collected Chapters

Chapter One: Call

 

 

Pt. 01, Ch. 01

Kathy answered the phone.

“Hello” she said.

“I need to see you,” said Jim, in his typical tone; detached.

“Café?”

“Yes.”

#Emergence

 

Chapter Three: Morning

 

Pt. 01, Ch. 02

“Coffee,” Jim orders.

“Chai;” says Kathy.

They sit in the sun, and read. It is busy.

Jim weeps, and he won’t say why.

#Emergence

 

Chapter Two: Lies

 

Pt. 01, Ch. 03

“What’s wrong?”

“I can’t say.”

“Why?”

“You wouldn’t get it…I’m not talking about it.”

“I don’t get it.”

“I said as much.”

#Emergence

 

Chapter Four: Closure Pt. 01, Ch. 04

Kathy sensed the emptiness inside her friend; a hollow, where normally there was active awareness, and perceptivity.

#Emergence

 

Chapter Five: Confusion Pt. 01, Ch. 05

Now that she was here; Jim was not sure why he asked her to see him. He could not tell her what was going to happen.

#Emergence

 

Chapter Six: Insight Pt. 01, Ch. 06

It was clear that Jim had something to tell. Kathy sensed that it was very bad news; for him, for her, and everyone.

#Emergence

 

Chapter Seven: Liminality Pt. 01, Ch. 07

They sat with one another; speaking little. Jim enjoyed being with Kathy; their thoughts synched. It felt like home.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section One, Jim and Kathy

Part One, A Private Sorrow,

Collected Chapters

Section 01, Jim and Kathy

Part 01, A Private Sorrow,

Chapters

01 Call

02 Morning

03 Lies

04 Closure

05 Confusion

06 Insight

07 Liminality

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

 

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