Of Air Returned by Rhyan Scorpio-Rhys (posted on MasticadoresIndia)

According to an old Chinese saying, “When you save a person’s life, you are responsible for it forever,” but what happens if that person continues to toss it away? How do you care for a life that the owner deems worthless?

Submitted for your approval is one possible solution:

I burned my soul to ash but the pain paled in comparison to the terror that struck my heart like a match, anticipating her arrival and the tirade she would carry in tow. An unwarranted fear, as she was calm when she saw what I had done. Calm and nurturing. Soothing my pain with herbs and aromas, and each early morning during the hour of the wolf, she laid an ear on my back and listened as my soul mended itself […]

Of Air Returned by Rhyan Scorpio-Rhys — MasticadoresIndia // Editora: Terveen Gill

4 responses to “Of Air Returned by Rhyan Scorpio-Rhys (posted on MasticadoresIndia)

  1. I tried leaving this on the other website but I guess it got lost so I’ll post it here instead…

    Very interesting story with a sort of esoteric and supernatural feel to it. I had no idea where it was heading and the end was a shocker. I’m glad you shared it with us.

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  2. This is a haunting and lovely story, Rhyan.
    Not just for the concept and theme but the way it’s been written.
    There’s a rhythm and softness that makes the reader float upon your beautiful words.
    The ending is a stunner.
    Absolutely wonderful! 🙂

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