Ficlets Farewell Party Challenge (pt 22)
“Well, there’s a lot that you guys have to look forward to. Computers, cell phones, iPods, and… a bit more tolerance. After all, a lot can change in nearly two decades,â? BernerO said, with a good-natured positivity.
“I’m glad of that,â? Essie replied, smiling.
“What are we waiting for? Let’s eat! I’m starved!â? Sam declared.
At the table, we continued to chatter amiably over supper. We all talked as if we had known each other for years. In way, I believed we had. Essie had always been a part of me. We mingled with some of the other characters as well, and I met a few new ones.
But I knew that something was unsettled. I stared at Casimir’s empty plate, and that was all the evidence I needed. He was too skinny. Curse me for being so in love with scrawny guys.