As expected, the dining hall was large—excessively so. At the center of the room was a long mahogany table set with a gold silk tablecloth and a vase of hydrangeas. 3,290 more words
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I often watched people too closely.
There was a man at the counter, sitting on one of the stools with his head ducked, eyes lifting words from the pages of his book, and I wondered if he was conscious of me, or anyone else who might rest their eyes on him at any given moment, but he seemed relaxed and unaware of me anyway. 1,244 more words
I must have fallen asleep because I wake up to a knocking noise coming from the balcony doors. Rubbing my eyes and forcing my heavy eyelids to stay open, I take Chinchou with me, her glowing orbs at the end of her antennae leading me through my dark room. 2,100 more words