Patrick Ness says he “Might“ write Chaos Walking short stories
remember that one time when Mr. van Wijk was killed by his own son
cuz i do
Well, that’s depressing.
“Jesus, pigpiss.” Davy spits again. “It’s not like any of the rest of us got girlfriends. They’re all in ruddy jail or setting off bombs every week or walking around in groups so big you can’t even talk to ‘em.”
“She ain’t my girlfriend,” I say.
“Not the point,” he says. “All it means is that yer just as alone as the rest of us, so get over it.”
Emotional because of all the girls in The Ask and the Answer. Which I don’t think was the OP’s point, but here we are. “They’re all in ruddy jail or setting off bombs every week” Laughing and crying. I don’t know what my feelings are right now. The Ask and The Answer is one of the most beautiful things to me. GIRL MILITIA.
Sarah, what you said makes me want a crossover between The Virgin Suicides and The Ask and the Answer.
Maybe our story will turn out differently if we take the left fork, maybe the bad things that are waiting to happen to us won’t happen, maybe there’s happiness at the end of the left fork and warm places with the people who love us and no Noise but no silence neither and there’s plenty of food and no one dies and no one dies and no one never never dies.
But I doubt it."