Paris, about 15 years before
François never liked Jack.
‘What can we do with a dog? I would like to travel, to visit more and more places, Lorraine… we cannot stay with him. A dog is like Sisyphus’ stone, a strong load we cannot carry on, darling.’
But Jack, always smarter than François, kissed Lorrain again and looked at her with his deepest brown eyes, with his true sight.
‘You see, François? I won’t leave this dog alone. It’s mine!’
François used to go angry, waiting for the next chance to expel the dog from his territories.
Alex, a superstitious man, began his novel the 1st of January. When Lorraine and François discussed, she used to come to Alex little attic. Of course, he was enchanted to console the girl, listening every word and waiting for the fall of their relationship in secret.
One evening, she came with Jack.
‘Can you give me a favor?’ Lorraine asked with Jack on his hands. He destroyed one of the books of François! He is out of mind! Can you take care of him for some days, please?’
Of course, Alex didn’t reject. Jack looked strange at the little dirty attic. Can you both live in some kind of place? Alex shrugged his shoulders to Jack as response.
Manhattan. Day VII
‘And Jack stayed with Alex for evenings and evenings.’ Alex continued his story. ‘Of course, Lorraine continued visiting Alex. He was happy for now: he had then a new friend to talk about literature and philosophy and he had the promise of Lorraine to visit them every afternoon.’
‘The book continued fine and, word after word, the novel was growing to make a strange type of book into a book. He was happy, even the mornings he discovered Jack playing and nibbling with some pages of his manuscript.’
Flu Project. Page 14
The idea of drinking the Master’s blood to steal his power is as old as Humankind. It’s present in the Bible and in hundreds of more texts.
**Fake Game, serial novel by Martin Cid http://yareah.com/?cat=293