John often writes a short story for the holidays. This one is based on an opening that he wrote at a writing seminar once. I thought it was a great opening!
It was not the being dead that I minded, it was the hours.
No one ever calls me up during the day, and most people decide to wait until after midnight, for some reason. I am a morning person, or was, so meetings in the still, dark hours lost between midnight and the dawn make me crabby.
Read more: http://www.scifiwright.com/2014/04/pale-realms-of-shade/
Originally posted to Welcome to Arhyalon. (link)