Chapter 3.2: Turn of the Screw

CWs: confinement, drug references, unpredictable temper Prison.           Kiera was a criminal. She’d broken out. That was why she was so different; why Isaiah was so unnerved by her.           Part of me was starting to agree with Kiera - not that that was fair to Jaylie. But she was bad enough now. What on … Continue reading Chapter 3.2: Turn of the Screw

Ghosts in Quicksilver – 3.1 – Fractured Shadows

TWs: transphobia (mild, unspoken, complicated), obsession/stalkerishness (INTENSE), paranoid delusions/psychosis, imprisonment A long time ago, in a land that had not yet lost its magic or its gods, there was a witch who lived in the woods; this might be a story you know, I never really know with you, but her house wasn’t made of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – 3.1 – Fractured Shadows

Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

TW: anti-Arab racism, bullying, violence, mental illness, dissociation, unreality, eye horror (not trauma to eyes) I don’t remember the first fight I was in. Part of that’s because it’s hard to tell the difference between a fight and being pushed around; bullying versus confrontation. But I remember one in particular, because it was one of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.19 – What We Owe To Each Other

tw: mental illness, racism/police brutality referenced/discussed, inferred/imminent violence, hallucinations/unreality Every day—every fucking day—for the last. How long? How goddamn long? I was putting out fires, and when I wasn’t putting out fires, I was causing them by mistake, or untangling social situations I’d had no part in creating, or making sure my own mind wasn’t … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.19 – What We Owe To Each Other

Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.18 – What Big Teeth You Have

tw: hospitalization, implied suicidality, murder, stalking, delusions "I’m tired of this.” I try to stride past her and through the other set of doors to the outside, but they won’t budge. “Seriously? How many times do I have to leave this fucking place?” “You’re not in the Medium, if that’s what you’re asking,” she says. … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.18 – What Big Teeth You Have