• Prudence

    Prudence: Chapter 8a

    Security march Constance, Boyd, and Ox from the Gallery. The space that Boyd and Ox’s fighting occupied has already filled, erasing all trace of what happened. It will become a novelty to most – a story to recount with friends. This is people: they adapt so quickly and unthinkingly as a reflex. It’s only when they’re tested that they so commonly find an impasse. Constance races through ideas about how to reach Teo. He is so close she can feel the warmth of his body, yet he has never been so cold. Perhaps she is unable to find a recourse because it’s been so long since she’s had to struggle…