The Aftermath

Jon Malysiak
A serialized novel about love, life, and relevance in the New Normal
Created 05 Oct 2021
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  • The Aftermath: Chapter Eight
    30 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    PART TWO: LIMBO Eight Aperol Spritzes at the Poster Bar with the girls, or rather with Chloe and Chloe’s new protégé, Tessa. Chloe always had a protégé. They were nothing but glorified assistants – an...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Seven
    23 Nov 2021 • 25 min read
    Seven Fitzgerald Kirkpatrick looked well into his cups when Hugo arrived at their table at Brasserie Zedel two evenings later. Hugo was ten minutes past the designated hour, having taken Fitz for the ...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Six
    15 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    Six The invitation to supper came about three weeks later, after the restaurants had begun to reopen as the lockdown started to ease. Until then, Hugo hadn’t heard anything from anyone, and if Amory h...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Five
    08 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Chapter Five Later that night, or very early the next morning, Amory and Hugo could be found amid the detritus of what had turned out to be a not entirely dissatisfactory but still rather inconvenient...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Four
    01 Nov 2021 • 20 min read
    Four At least Fitz had the decency to pretend they’d never met, although in truth, Amory thought, they hadn’t really met, at least not in person. The virtual world was just too weird and alien to cons...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Three
    25 Oct 2021 • 13 min read
    Hugo had it in mind to suggest they go somewhere, once lockdown ended and they were free to travel again. He didn’t want to be in London anymore. He didn’t want to be anywhere that was a vestige of hi...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter Two
    18 Oct 2021 • 15 min read
    Two The facemask party had indeed been Chloe’s idea but Amory thrilled to it more than she let on to Hugo. In fact, the fact that Chloe had asked her to host it when The Ivy Chelsea Garden refused to ...
  • The Aftermath: Chapter One
    11 Oct 2021 • 16 min read • 3 0
    PART ONE: AFTER One It wasn’t the illness as such that Hugo Champion found so objectionable. It was everything else that surrounded the wholly dubious experience of being sick, not the least of which ...
  • Welcome to The Aftermath
    10 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    Hello! Welcome to The Aftermath, a serialized novel about love, life, and relevance in the New Normal. After a ten-year courtship, thirtysomethings Hugo Champion and Amory Trevor-Hopkins are newly eng...
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    05 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello! Welcome to The Aftermath, a serialized novel about love, life, and relevance in the New Normal. After a ten-year courtship, thirtysomethings Hugo Champion and Amory Trevor-Hopkins are newly eng...
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