|Deviant Login||Shop||Join deviantART for FREE||Take the Tour|
These long days were going to kill them both if they kept up much longer. With Carson going into work early, and Aaron working late, their paths hardly crossed. Which, really, was remarkable, since they worked at the same place and lived in the same house. In any case, these days felt long, much longer than a winter day should, and Carson was exhausted. Aaron more so.
(Probably because he insisted on working late into the night and couldn’t be bothered to adjust his sleep patterns accordingly, but that was just Carson’s opinion.)
Aaron didn’t get home until nearly eleven PM. He trudged through the door, face slack, clothes rustled, and hair mussed. He didn’t spare Carson even a glance as he hung up his keys and stumbled up the stairs.
Good, Carson thought. Perhaps Aaron had finally decided to go to bed early. He smiled to himself and settled deeper into the couch, stretching out as far as he could. In front of him, the television played on, but he paid it little
IkeaSwedish is the weirdest language in the whole world. It only took Carson three nonsensical furniture names to determine this.
He only needs a new couch. Not a... a... no, never mind, he has no idea what that card says.
Anyway, he needs a new sofa, and he should have gone literally anywhere else for it because Ikea is just too fucking confusing. It's a furniture store and a restaurant? There are little apartments scattered about? Every other word he sees has a letter with those weird dots over it?
"Carson, come on," Aaron groans, lolling his head back for effect. "There's tons of sofas here. Just pick one!"
"How can I pick one if I can't even understand its name?" Carson mutters, still staring at the card.
Aaron plucks the card from his hand. "Here, I'll help." He grabs a pencil from a kiosk, quickly scribbles something on the card, and hands it back to Carson.
The card now reads 'HENRY'.
"There," Aaron says, narrowing his eyes. "You can understand its name. Now can we jus
Keep in Touch!
Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More