The Gamma Generation: Chapter 2Jude climbed off the train to the station platform. He was immediately jostled along by the crowd until he found himself outside on the main road of Langholm. He approached an elderly gentleman sitting by the road with a newspaper.The Gamma Generation: Chapter 2 by ~MidsummerDawn
"Excuse me sir?"
The old Scotsman looked up.
"Do you know this town well?" Jude inquired.
"Lived here all me life. How c'n I help ye?" The man's accent was thick. He was quite clearly a local.
"I'm looking for the Lalonde's house. Do you know them?"
"Ye don't have to know the Lalonde family to know whare that hoose is. Tha's it up on the hill." He gestured down the street.
Up on the hill at the edge of town rested an elegant manor house.
"Blimey, that's a much bigger house than I expected!" Jude exclaimed, mostly to himself.
The old man nodded slowly.
"Tha is a big hoose."
After admiring it a moment more, Jude came back to himself and said quickly, "Well, thank you for your help. Cheerio!"
When Jude reached the house's door, he could just hear the town's
FallIt's always the fall when things fall apartFall by ~MidsummerDawn
Things get busy
We get sick
We pass each other by
I've said goodbye
Too many times in the fall
"When will theater give you a break?
When will you make time for me?
Are you free?"
You have my heart
But that stage has my soul
Don't make me leave
Don't make me choose
Stay with me through the fall
I want more than anything to be with you all day
But things get busy
We get sick
Don't get sick of me