SuperHero Black Hole: Part IV

Avatar Author: J. A. Keane J. A. Keane has spent the majority of his 19 years trying to act like a somewhat normal member of modern society, but seeing as nobody else seems to be acting normal these days (which basically makes the entire concept of... Read Bio

Seeing my dad this way, MINUS the ugly scar that had cut a vicious curved line into his face for nearly two months after the anti-climactic aftermath of the car accident that had left him with that gaping, bloody gash in his face, was…well, if you’ve ever had a relative who had a conspicuous wound that was always ever-present and you’ve had to unwillingly accustom to having to see that wound, day in, day out, then you’ll understand that I was in a flurry of emotions at seeing my dad without his disfigurement.

My head, in the space of a few seconds, was in several thousand directions at once. I was thinking all sorts: Where is the scar? Why is it gone? What the hell? Am I happy about this? What do I do?

And then my dad looked at me as I gawped at him, with a look that expressed everything we both wanted to know at that moment:
What’s going on?

Then, as soon as those several moments that felt like several hours had started, I snapped back to September 28th, 6:07pm.

All of this happened in just 2 minutes.

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Wait, I thought the hero couldn’t go forwards? Are we not counting the return to the present as the future? I shall read on.

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