waking up at 11:54 pm

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Rucas Fic Week 2017

Day One: Canon Verse

This takes place not long after GM New World.


Riley has always been an excellent sleeper. Any time, any place, any level of noise…give her two solid minutes with her eyes closed and she can be out like a light.

Usually, anyways.

Her mind has been more restless since eighth grade started. She can’t fall asleep because she can’t stay still. Her thoughts race in her head, bouncing back and forth in every last corner, leading her to toss and turn every night. There are too many changes to process…too many questions to find answers for. There are new classes and friends, new losses to come to terms with…a new Lucas.

It’s a lot.

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Rules: Copy this post into a new text post, remove my answers, put in yours, and when you are done tag up to ten people and also tag the person who tagged you… And most importantly, have fun!

A - Age:  39
B - Biggest fear:  Waking up blind
C - Current time:  11:54 pm
D - Drink you last had:  Decaf coffee
E - Every day starts with:  A good, joint-popping stretch
F - Favorite song: Damn, there are so many!  Right now, it’s Reach by The Pale Foundations.
G - Ghosts, are they real?:  Doubtful.  I have to see it to believe it.
H - Hometown: Baltimore, MD
I - In love with: Sweet treats!
J - Jealous of:  Nothing & no one.  Not the jealous type.
K - Killed someone: Nah
L - Last time you cried: Watching the new Vietnam War documentary.
M - Middle name:  One of them is Durr.  It was my mom’s maiden name.
N - Number of siblings:  Seven
O - One wish: To be free of worry & responsibility
P - Person you last called/texted: metro transit
Q - Questions you’re always asked: “Where’s the bathroom?”
R - Reasons to smile: Legend of Korra/Avatar & related fan works; my pets; time off from work; sleeping in; hanging with family & friends; chilly weather
S - Song last sang: William It Was Really Nothing - The Smiths
T - Time you woke up: 6:30, then 10:30 later on.
U - Underwear color: Black
V - Vacation destination: I’d love to go back to the Outer Banks.  It’s been ages!
W - Worst habit: Absent-mindedness
X - X-rays you’ve had:  Teeth & chest.  Not on the same visit!
Y - Your favorite food: Damn, there are so many!  I’ll just say breakfast foods. 
Z - Zodiac sign:  Capricorn

If @swamptreader, @stillnotgoodatthis, @bushy-the-bush-spirit, @thelastchancer wanna play, here you go!