Fools Like Us: Part 20On another part of the island, Russell sat quietly in the darkness within the shed he'd been taken to for repairs. Everything hurt, everything felt broken, and if it wasn't, it certainly felt damaged. The workmen who had been looking him over had ascertained that it was not beyond repair, and would return the following day to begin patching him up.Fools Like Us: Part 20 by ThrowDownYourHat
But for now, he was alone. And that was the worst thing he could have been at that time. A deep sorrow was pooling in his boiler, a feeling he knew well, though he could typically keep it at bay. The terrible weight of all his loss and the suffering of those around him, the burden of having friends, only to know they would soon be taken to the smelter or swapped out for someone altogether different and unfriendly, without a chance to even say goodbye.
And the loneliness. The crushing loneliness, being constantly surrounded by others but never speaking a word to them. Seeing people every day, sitting next to them for extended periods of time,
Fools Like Us: Part 19Henry's day had been solemn and silent. It was astonishing how quickly he'd become like the others without Russell's company to take solace in. Knowing his friend was no longer with him, and may possibly never be with him again was a heavy burden to carry. Being an engine made one more ready, more willing to accept changes you might not like or agree with. Often, there was no choice, so it simply came with the territory. But this was something Henry couldn't accept, and the helplessness of being able to do nothing about it ate away at him throughout the day. By the time he was done with his work, he was thoroughly exhausted, both mentally and physically.Fools Like Us: Part 19 by ThrowDownYourHat
Eydis was his last stop of the evening. It was a small station a few miles or so from the docks, bordered by a deep canyon in which one could hear the hiss and crash of the ocean issuing into it. Henry listened to the angry ocean deep in the canyon as his driver and fireman helped him take on water and coal for the journey back.
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