Lament of a Lonely Acrobat, Part 1Lament of a Lonely Acrobat, Part 1 by SekoiyaStoryteller
Whim: The word for 'human' on planet Esmeralda. Also, 'Whimsy', 'Whimsy-kind', 'Whimsy-folk', etc.
Acrobat: A colorful and graceful cat/viverrid creature.
Lament of a Lonely Acrobat
~Part 1: My Hollow Friend~
The door is opening… Linyan is leaving. Past her, just outside, I glimpse the group of friends she’s to leave with. She looks back at me once and she says something in Whimsy-tongue… I’ll probably never learn ALL of her species’ language but I know Linyan, and I can read her better than any other Whim. She’s asking me to come with her and her friends.
There’s a smile on Linyan’s face but it’s empty. I look into her eyes and look for the light that was always there when we were younger. Why is it gone? There’s cheer on the surface of her eyes but beyond that… emptiness. I can feel it. And every time I look into her eyes nowadays it’s always the same… and it makes my fur want to