Weeks and Days
by S. E. Phinney
Meet Emily, sixteen and utterly unremarkable. Enter Stephen. He keeps asking what she wants, and won’t take “I don’t know” for an answer. In spite of his bluntness, Emily can tell he’s hiding something big. She doesn’t know if he’s a liar, a drug addict, or just plain weird, but… maybe she doesn’t care. Because with Stephen, she finally realizes there’s more to life than just floating through.