Note – in June I posted the first two chapters of this story (See Chapter 1. See Chapter 2). Chapter 2 was one of my least popular posts looking at number of likes and views since my first year of blogging in 2014. I had already written Chapter 3 at that time, but decided to not post it since people seemed to not like the story. Well, I’ll try again ;) Here is the third chapter.
I took a sip of the dark beverage.
When I was a freshman, a friend’s girlfriend made me a drink that she called “hot cocoa”. It was actually some cocoa powder, yerba mate, cinnamon and other spices in tepid water. She said it was full of energy. It was bitter but had odd notes that were just beyond description.
I took another sip.
This beverage was similar, though I liked it better. More than that, it really did give me energy. More than energy, it calmed my rebelling stomach erased all signs of alcohol. It cleared my head, but my mind continued to spin.
“So this place is a portal?” I asked.
“Maybe a multi-portal. A confluence? A hub? It isn’t just a simple passageway,” Threck said.
“Hundreds of worlds?”
Threck shrugged. “Hundreds, thousands, millions, who knows?”
“You say they are different worlds spread throughout the one Universe, some perhaps billions of light years from others, not different Universes?” Continue reading