It was an odd feeling to wake up slowly and not
on the brink of panic because of a nightmare. It didn’t happen often enough for
him to take it for granted.
He felt around the narrow bed, already knowing
he would find it empty. District Thirteen’s bunk beds didn’t allow a lot of
room when you were sleeping with someone. He hadn’t meant to fall asleep the
previous night but it happened more and more nowadays. He often couldn’t find
the will to leave her bed after they were done trying to drown their anxiety in