Be/st Frie/nds

Cross-legged in rows on sleeping bags. When asked, her Truths don’t excite. 

They shrug, unconcerned, make fishtails in her waist-length hair. 


But maybe this is why they wear half-hearts ’round their throats 

and her own neck unchained.

Brianne Battye is a writer at BioWare. She plays video games, watches movies, reads books and generally spends a lot of time in fictional places.