"So... Way has been in you since your birth?" The sku laquem handed a shallow wooden dish of fruit across the table to Jay.
"Sort of." Jay picked out one of the berries and studied it dubiously. It was about the size of a dollar, covered in a leathery white skin with mottled red patterns on it. "I've never really remembered him being there when I was young, but if it's been fifteen years..." Jay nodded. "Then, yeah. He's been with me all of my life." He waited for the sku laquem to eat one of the berries before he tried. It was easier than asking.
"I can't lie, you being from another world sounded impossible." The blonde picked out a berry from the bowl, peeling away the skin to reveal a juicy, bright red center. He cocked an eyebrow at Jay at his lack of eating, but popped the berry in his mouth anyway. "But," He glanced over at Jay's duffle bag, its contents now emptied on the floor, "Those are also impossible. You are strange, boy. Very strange. I must thank you for bringing Way bac