Monday, March 03, 2008

Spadina Streetcar, sunning.

Caucasian woman, early 30s, wearing brown jacket, crisp blue jeans and suede boots, black laptop bag tucked under her arm.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home Season 8, Issue 4 by Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens, Jo Chen, Joss Whedon (Dark Horse)

She grew up in a tall, narrow house. Twice a day, once very early and once again on the afternoon trek home, a train rolled up her street, curving through her backyard. She stood at the window, the pane rattling, and waved. Sometimes, it shook so hard she feared the glass would break. On those days, she pressed herself against the window and tried to imagine what kind of superhero could deflect the world's harms with impaled shards of glass.

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