Daily Snippit: Urban/Suburban Fantasy

“Do you really want to live forever?”

“Not really,” he scrapped his boot against the moss that was threatening to takeover the courtyard. “But I don’t have a choice.”

“But you can give it away,” she tried to sound disinterested, “right?”

Jay gave her a look that clearly said he hadn’t bought the act. “I don’t hate anyone that much.”

“But think of all the good you could do!” She gestured at the city as a whole, “You could fix things, help people, I dunno, change things.”

“Most people say ‘learn things’ or ‘do fun stuff’, and you want to change a city.” He raised an eyebrow. “You do realize there’s a difference between being immortal and being Batman?”

“Hmrph.”

Martha Bechtel

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