He let out a wry chuckle as he extended his right forefinger over the mouse button.
He looked around the dark room before him. The outline of his dresser and bed were the only lines he could make out. The rest was nothing more than blurred shadows and hazy impressions.
He puffed his chest out softly as he leaned forward and quickly tapped his finger against the mouse.
The screen flashed white briefly as the page reloaded, and he sat back in his chair, laughing softly to himself.
He knew it would be taken down soon enough. But it didn't matter. Just a few days would be enough.
The glare from his computer blinded him to the rest of the dark room, but his eyes still flicked to its location.
On the wall opposite him, his new jacket hung. He could smell the new leather. He wouldn't normally afford himself such a luxury. Name brand clothes. Real leather. He was a new man. Almost legitimate. Almost.
He navigated to the home page and explored the newest top stories, before selecting the one that seemed the most clickable. He cracked his knuckles as he highlighted the article.
About the Creator
Alaskan Grown Freelance Writer 🤍 Lover of Prose
Former Deckhand & Barista 🤍 Always a Pleaser & Eggshell-Walker
Lifelong Animal Lover & Whisperer 🤍 Ever the Student & Seeker
Traveler 🤍 Dreamer 🤍 Wanderer
Happily Lost 🤍 Luckily in Love
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