Tales From The Split Worlds Episode 19: Paranoia
Author: Emma Newman
Genre: Urban fantasy, magical realism
Frequency: Every Friday
It’s all about trust…
Luke looked at his watch. It was only two minutes since the last time he’d checked. The string quartet and background hum of the other diners did nothing to help him relax. He picked up a heavy silver fork and tipped it like a see-saw between finger and thumb, trying his best to shake off the feeling that had been haunting him all day.
He took a deep breath and exhaled slowly, just like he did before a performance. His eyes scanned the other diners, none were the man he’d seen earlier. So why was he still so tense?
He jumped and stood quickly at the sound of Anna’s voice. “Hi,” he said with relief, embracing her.