Joseph wiped condensation from the window but saw nothing of the city or the rain. Instead, he was imagining Robert and Jim, several years older, reading Chapter Four of The Book of Love. He hoped it would please them.
“Remember your friend well,” he whispered.
It was time to move on.
Having trained as an astronomer and subsequently managed a research group in a defense and aerospace company, British author Vaughan Stanger now writes fiction full-time. His short stories have appeared in Interzone, Daily Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex, Postscripts, and Nature Futures, among others, and have been collected in ‘Moondust Memories’ and ‘Sons of the Earth & Other Stories’. Follow his writing adventures at www.vaughanstanger.com or @VaughanStanger.”