Memories chp 7In the weeks since Danielle had left with the X-men, Charles had been growing increasingly restless. By now he had taken to “pacing” in the library, praying to a god he didn’t believe in. He had never felt so powerless in his entire life, he had never hated himself so much before. Erik and the others had entrusted their lives to him and he let them go off on a potentially, very probably, dangerous mission. And for what? Enigma was likely dead already anyway. As much as he cared for the girl, he wasn’t quite willing to let his men die for her — at least not yet. The more he thought about it, the angrier he became. The angrier he became, the louder the small voice in the back of his head protested, until finally, the voice won out.’What am I saying?’ he asked himself, shaking his head and trying not to cry out of sheer frustration.“Professor?” Hank whispered.“Yes?
Loki and Katerina's excellent adventure chp 1"Where am I?" Loki groaned and took a look at his surroundings. Midgard. He had to be in Midgard. However, something was not right about this place. It...felt wrong, like déjà vu. It left him trying to figure out just what was going on and why he felt so uneasy. He took a moment to register where he was: a small structure in which Midgardians parked their chariots.Now, what were those called again? He searched his memory for the correct word. Parking garage. That is what they were called: parking garages. How he even got into the structure baffled him to no end. By his account, he should be in Asgard, learning what punishment Odin had set up for him. Unless... this was his punishment: to remain on Midgard, powerless and helpless as a babe. That terrified him. Without his powers, he might as well have been put to a slow, painful death. Just as he was abo
Little DavidOnce upon a time, there was a young boy named David who always dreamed of becoming the world's best doctor. He trained every day for 42 hours in order to beat his rival, The Funny Menace. The day of the big competition arrived, and David came armed with a cat and his unstoppable determination. They were pitted against each other in a battle of wits, and David emerged as the green victor! His achievement is celebrated every Kwanzaa.
Wise advice from hysterical foolsMy great-grandfather used to tell me, "Don't chase after Flip-Flops because you'll only end up with a Dog in your Arm."I never quite understood his advice until one Christmas, I was gardening with my best friend Livvy. All of a sudden, we found an underground tunnel! It was blue and spooky sounds came from deep within. Livvy saw something interesting inside, jumped in, and I never saw her again. Great-granddaddy was right!