Latisha bought the house on Calliope Road with the money she earned as a hairdresser after the abortion. This is the first time Yosiah is seeing the place, the first time he’s been to Jupiter Park since the procedure.
"The Green Nightmare! A lone vigilante, wiping out whole battlefields with her unparalleled magic. A lot of people met their deaths at your hand, Ms. Samara. Generally, murder is regarded as something to avoid.”"
I tap the icons for the dating apps on my Android, wondering what line others will use to strike up a conversation with me. And then I see the one that makes me sigh in exasperation, leaving me wondering how many times I will get this message because I decided to publicize my sexual orientation.
I wasn’t jealous, exactly, but watching them did make me kind of lonely. I didn’t want what they had, but it seemed easy and comfortable and predictable, and, for a minute, I let myself admit how bad I wished I wanted it.