Nikki Harrington


A sequel to Beginning Again.

Ray and Benny continue their journey back to Chicago.

An established relationship story.

Written: January 2008. Word count: 100.




We continued to drive south.


Back to Chicago.


Back to our home.


Canada's air's much sweeter than the city, but I didn't notice it.


I was too busy noticing Benny.


Noticing his silence.


Noticing how he'd look at me and then look away.


Noticing the sound of my own voice.


As I drove I talked.


As I talked I drove.


Still he said nothing.


Still he just sat there.


Looking at me.


Watching me.


A slight frown between his eyes.


His head on one side.


I could see he was trying to




One word.


The sweetest sound I'd ever heard.



Quietening Benny is the sequel to this story.


Feedback is always appreciated


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