The morning had started like any other. An early chill had set into the apartment overnight without the crack of windows being present. The rise of the lower units’ heat had dissipated as they had lowered it down to rest easy through the night themselves. Looking through the broken blinds of the third floor bedroom I can see the gray clouds overhead as they are releasing their damp contents onto the world below.
Adam walked through the alley as he had for several years. The high leaning towers swayed lightly against the natural breezes of the wind around them. It gave an ominous feeling that, at any moment, they would weaken and collapse atop the people below. Adam would often see the horror of that moment in his head. He liked doing that; his overactive imagination producing images in his head that might not happen but still held the potential of occurring.
Pressed against the cold concrete wall, Alice felt the bite of the late hour chill at her back. She had been necking with the young college stud for near an hour and while she had been enjoying it, she was aiming to move the interaction into a warmer setting. Her cherry red nails rubbed into the auburn mane of the young man and grasped at him.
"Oh god, yes, right there!" Erin said.
Distant and yet within reach, the stars around her cosmic travels twinkled and glowed as she passed them. With their names countless and their ages limitless, she could do little but smile to them all as she entered the Milky Way. A bright ball of orange and yellow heat pulled her close as she pressed forward of the sparkling river around her. Her aimless direction over the years had brought her too many sights and while the hot, gaseous giant was nothing new, it was the marble of blue and green that was near him that had caught her glance. The hard shell of space particles and travelling rocks that she had collected was barely warmed at the side of the giant she came to speak with.
"I can do this. It's easy and there's nothing to stop me!"