The elevator opened with a hiss and a sigh. Aerie Serene stepped off, stiletto heels clicking softly against the tiled marble floor. She stopped at a door marked SUPPLY ROOM, and closed it softly behind her.
Erin stared at the city beneath her and sighed heavily. The speaker module blinked and she snapped to attention, jumping at the opportunity to do something other than stare at the eternal emptiness that was the sea.
[Clears throat nervously. Fiddles with tie] “I would like to announce that today. At exactly this hour—whatever hour it is that you are reading this—is my mother’s….Birthday!
I Don’t Know What Tomorrow Brings. Today. This moment. This hour. But I’m going to live to see it. I’m not going to let you, Him, This “situation,” Or this “circumstance,” Keep me from finding out what’s in store for me. Today’s a new day. Anything GOOD can happen. I just have to get up . . . To see it. – Written by Jae Lei Nyght