My name is Drew Klopfer. I'm a 23-year-old artist in Los Angeles. I was an avid writer on Ficly when I was younger and now I'm trying to get back into it.
As I sat on the train to Atlanta, my mind was full of doubt. Not too long ago, this very train had taken him out of my life. Would I ever be able to find him again? What was I going to do in Atlanta? I wouldn't make a good recruit, but I didn't have any skills that would put me in a specialized unit. Maybe I'd get lucky and find a nurse or secretary position, but then again I hated the idea of slipping into such a gender normative role just to see my man.
In the last two years, Atlanta had become a complete space and military base with no civilian population. The city was divided into sectors for different government intelligence organizations, weapons manufacturing and armed forces.
In Dayne's letter, he had said he was at a training camp outside of Atlanta, but he didn't say which one. There was Robins Training Base just North of Atlanta, and Dobbins Training Base two hours South. When I called, the operator couldn't tell me if there was a Dayne Chapman at either.
But in Atlanta, maybe I'd get lucky.
Comments (3 so far!)
And we have a first name! Dayne! I love that she goes to something familiar, the train, to begin her adventure. I love that she follows him, maintaining that connection. It is quite a leap for her to leave her parents, let alone head into a highly militarized zone. I love that there are no leads and she has to figure things out on her own. This is an awesome sequel!
- #1852 Posted 1 year ago
I know it's out of order a bit, but I wanted to push this story forward, so I write a sequel.
- #2107 Posted 1 year ago
Dayne is a very cool name
- #2132 Posted 1 year ago
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