Current Word Count: 2401
It’s always interesting when you write a conversation between two characters who will never see each other again only to find out that character is vital to the story, and will show up again – on a rather regular basis, even though it’s just a short story. Yep. That happened. She just rescued a homeless kid and got a meal in his stomach for the first time in four days. And I’ve changed her name. Again. She’s now Nikki. It could be short for Nikeela still, but Nikeela just doesn’t feel right. And my brain keeps going back to Nik or Nikki anyway, so I’m running with it.
Oh. And did I mention Felix isn’t exactly a prison guard anymore either? He’s a chef. A Cajun chef. He took over his grandfather’s restaurant.