Journey for Answers – Chapter 20 “She”

From the moment they left the gas station, he couldn’t stop admiring the long black hair decorating back of Vanda’s head. How she waved her hand when she talked, and she talked often. A girl like her won’t stop saying thanks to Matthew, for picking her up at the gas station. He liked her for her stories, even if part of them could be made … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 20 “She”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 19 “Stop”

Being on the road began to feel natural. Sticking besides the wheel and steering towards south Europe. Southwest, if they wanted to be precise. Feeling endless asphalted road stretching from their country to the next one and then the next, and next one. Matthew never thought of stopping anywhere. He would go without a stop and be there at the finish line by this time … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 19 “Stop”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 18 “Back Again”

They gathered all their stuff and jumped in the van. Matthew quickly turned the keys. Revving sound from engine left all birds leaving their trees and into the air. Black smoke left the exhaust of the car. Tires stretched the dirt under them and the van left the peaceful riverside early in the morning. Matthew held his hands on the wheel, without a second thought … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 18 “Back Again”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 17 “Truthful Past”

Next day came with sunlight piercing through the clouds and shining on to the van. Illuminating on Matthew’s face through the van’s window. He tried to pull out his arm from the bottom of Caroline, who laid on it through the night. With his hand free, he covered face from sunlight and raised up. Sitting on edge of mattress he turned his head towards Caroline and … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 17 “Truthful Past”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 16 “The Place”

All that left was to stare at the guard patrol car, how they drove away Matthews companion of his journey. From sadness grasping his heart, the weather around him changed. Sunlight beams covered themselves with clouds, hiding bright light behind them. The wind got stronger out of a sudden, and hot early summer day turned into a cold one. Both of them jumped into a … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 16 “The Place”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 15 “Search”

Matthew feet slowly lifted from the gas pedal, gearbox shifted into neutral gear and van began slowing down. He began overthinking about their situation, playing every scenario in his mind. Sweat began appearing on his skin, dripping slowly from the top of his forehead. Mike jumped to the back of the van and quickly began making sure the drugs are hidden from guards view. Every … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 15 “Search”

Journey for Answers – Chapter 14 “Shopping”

The last town before the border began passing by them, with just a few minutes for them in it. Heat from the sun began turning the van into a hot greenhouse, forcing Matthew to roll down the window and let the passing wind into it. Mike from the back, peeked his head between Matthew and Caroline, beginning to complain about the hot air. The gesture … Continue reading Journey for Answers – Chapter 14 “Shopping”