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

Ghosts in Quicksilver: 2.15: Ultraviolet

Thank you to Theia for sensitivity reading this chapter!  tw: stalking, gun violence, severe PTSD flashbacks/triggers, attempted/threatened murder, implied toxic relationship, shooting in a public place, hallucinations/unreality/intrusive thoughts, white aggression towards a Black girl  I wasn’t sure what to say. I would have been scared for Nathan if it weren’t for the stupid fucking look … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: 2.15: Ultraviolet

Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.14 – The Enemy in the Mirror

TWs: internalized racism/classism/ableism, impacts of racism/classism/ableism, violence discussed, gender fuckery, stalking, smoking Sunvay and I stood outside of Will’s apartment, in the badly-lit corridor with the carpet I hoped was supposed to be green and the broken window, and I avoided their eyes. I knew what they were going to ask me, and I didn’t … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.14 – The Enemy in the Mirror

Ghosts in Quicksilver: 2:13: Heavy the Heads

tw: police brutality mention, suicide mention, Russia/fascism mention, porn/masturbation mention, vigilante justice/ethics discussed, lashing out/coping with violence, incredibly bad sibling relationships Cassandra stayed framed in the window, staring at me and Jaylie through the opening. Then, once Will had stepped back and given her some room, she placed her feet elegantly on the sill and … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: 2:13: Heavy the Heads