I coughed, spitting the water out of my mouth. On this island... Yet again. I tried to swim away only to be swept back.
That was what happened with I first arrived on Lian Yu. This was on my mind as I pushed opened the door, hand on the sword attached to my hip. "What do you want me to do?"
"Get in Oliver's life again. Do what Blood has so far failed to do."
Bowing, I turned and left.
The next morning I was out on the sidewalk, not paying much attention to anyone. People passed as I watched them, my eyes hidden by my sunglasses. Finally I saw who I was looking for.
What a loser. Casually throwing a pebble in his way he tripped, dropping what he was holding but managing to remain mostly upright. "Here, let me help you.
" I collected the papers from the ground while I smiled.
"Thanks." Our skin touched and he glanced at me. "I'm Barry."
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