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  • February 18th, 2009 | 11:56 AM
characters write - from Flyboy

Flyboy has written back, in response to this letter.

Dear Author,

First of all, Spencer needs to mind her own business. I didn't ask her to poke her nose into what is going on with me and Wilson and D. How am I supposed to feel when I come from THE WORST DAY IN MY LIFE EVER and Spencer perched on the side of the bed like a little bird spooning who knows what kind of elixir into D's mouth and then laughing at Wilson's jokes? Even Nurse Lemon has fallen under her spell. Well not me.

D doesn't have to talk to make it clear how he feels about me. Plus he throws things at me. Pillows and books I can handle but the other day he threw a baseball at my head. How would that make YOU feel?

As for Wilson, maybe he could ask me how I feel once in a while?

I will not talk to you about the dog at all. AT ALL. Do you understand?

There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.


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February 18th, 2009 09:38 pm (UTC)
Oh, he'll talk to you. I don't think HE understands. I'm developing quite the antagonistic relationship with this guy--and loving every minute of it. It's NOT--like you said the other day--making him feel too unlikeable; it's just making me KNOW that he's got some seriously good reasons for developing such think armor. Which is intriguing, to say the least.
February 19th, 2009 02:31 am (UTC)

I don't know that I'm worried about making him too unlikeable but that he is always such a downer that people will want to feed him Prozac. :)
February 19th, 2009 02:39 am (UTC)
And then he'll throw it down their garbage disposal! It'll be a great scene!!! :)
February 19th, 2009 02:43 am (UTC)
LOL :)
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February 19th, 2009 02:38 am (UTC)
Thanks so much. Sometimes they are the only prod that keeps me going so your encouragement helps.
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