Tales of Endurance -Chapter 27Chapter Twenty Seven.Tales of Endurance -Chapter 27 by glitter-gulch
As soon as Frank was back at school, Gerard found himself falling back into old habits. Some days he would do nothing but stay indoors and sleep, simply because he felt he needed to. If he thought too much, he was sure he would go crazy. Other days when his mind was clearer, he'd sit at his desk with his sketchbook. Having something to show for his day made him feel a lot better. Too often when Frank would come over, he'd tell him all about his day at school, and Gerard would have nothing to tell him in return except that he'd slept through most of it.
One morning when he felt particularly good, however, unusually alert and confident, he'd applied for college. Just one; the closest one, but he didn't expect to hear anything back, and still hadn't. He wasn't sure he even wanted to hear back. He thought that applying was the important part, at least that's what Frank had said. And that's what he kept telling himself every time he started worrying about
Four Numbers, Eight Letters.Four numbers, eight letters, two syllables, two vowels and six consanents.Four Numbers, Eight Letters. by cosmoholic
The signifigance was undisputable, and despite differences in gender, race or sexuality, midnight was something known virtually through the human race. Some believed it was the beginning of the Witching Hour; others knew it simply as the beginning of the next day. But December 31st held other importance, and Gerard was slightly indimitated by the time.
Just four numbers, eight letters, two syllables, two vowels and six consanents.
New Year's Eve was turned into a roaring party at his house; his parents and their friends gladly sloshing down alcohol in ridiculous and embarassing party hats. Gerard guessed his younger brother Mikey was lounged on the family couch, idly watching the television with swaying interrest while Gerard stayed in the basement. He felt slightly detached from the social aspect of the night, his door shut and locked to keep out any swaying drunk adults from making their way into his makeshift