I walked into the fancy establishment my friend worked at. She assured me I’d have no problem getting in. I shifted my turban a bit higher on my head. It was too large on me. I absently grabbed the ear-flap and tied it to the other side to try to muffle the sounds of chatter that resounded on either side of me. Suddenly, a brick wall was in my way. I looked up.
He was huge, with dark skin and nothing to cover his massive chest, save scars and crossed arms. Slowly, my eyes went higher still, to his face. He stared at me with the pale eyes of someone from the north, maybe even as far as Icesog. I took a step back quickly. “Sorry, sir.” I moved to step past him, and a heavy hand fell onto my shoulder, faster than I could think. Read the rest of this entry »