By Nicola Griffith
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Or the back of his head,” Kim added. ” Tonya liked that idea much better: he wouldn’t be watching her kick him. She stopped behind Katherine and took a deep breath. “Slow motion,” I reminded her. She tried. She would have missed by a couple of inches, she nearly fell over, and she blushed afterwards, but that didn’t matter: she did it, and she didn’t giggle. “You can get up now,” I said to Katherine. In the next class I’d show them how to break someone’s spine even with bare feet, but right now I didn’t want them getting locked into one type of body weapon.
You already know how to kick things. That’s not why you’re here. ” I looked around the circle: different ages, races, classes. Different ways of looking at the world. ” “Depends,” Nina said. Fast learner. “Yes. ” They all looked hard at the carpet, like teenagers desperate not to be called on in class. ” Christie said. I smiled. “Yes. Let’s go back to what Pauletta said earlier. Walking into a bar . ” Every student learns at school how to fake attention. I watched it start to happen now. “Or a supermarket at night.
Then the data itself. , and a photo of his new wife, dated two months ago. She was wearing a hacking jacket and turtleneck, a riding hat tucked under her left arm. I wondered what the photo opportunity had been, and why she looked happy. She hated horses. Her hair was dark honey streaked with grey, and cut in a soft, chin-length bob. It looked all wrong; my mother had had long hair for as long as I could remember. She had gained a few pounds. She looked younger and softer. “Thumbnail sketch,” I said.
Always by Nicola Griffith