Owned 6: Tokens
The morning after: Clara persuades Malcolm to take a holiday. He isn't sure how to do those.
4357 words; reading time 15 min.
Owned 7: Never
Holiday mornings, with coffee and croissants and a man wearing her tag.
2533 words; reading time 9 min.
Submission. Self-abnegation. A million big words that Malcolm might use when he was forced to talk about it. Jamie had other words, simpler ones. Malcolm belonged to him.
1190 words; reading time 4 min.
Julius has an angry, tired Malcolm on his hands-- over-tired, hungry, out-of-control. Fortunately they have a ritual that helps in these cases.
22130 words; reading time 74 min.