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Questions - Chapter 1
A Series of Crash Bandicoot Ficlets
By Melissa E.M.
Author's Note: All chapters are told from Dr. Cortex's POV.
"Who and When Was Your First Kiss?"
My first kiss? Oh... my... well, um... it's kind of a funny story, actually. I was thirteen, and attending Madame Amberley's Academy of Evil at the time. N. Brio, also a student there, had a birthday party thrown for him by a group of girls (he was popular with them, despite being incredibly shy at the time, goodness knows why). I was invited along with a young N. Gin to attend because we were the closest things to friends he had.
The party was incredibly boring and stupid, but things got interesting when one girl suggested we play "Spin the Bottle". A few girls protested, since none of them wanted to kiss me or N. Gin. Then the first girl whispered something to them. I couldn't make out what she said, but the other girls ended up giggling, and they agreed to the game. So we all sat in a circle in the
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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