In honor of our recent Kenyon fan fiction post, we here at the Thrill decided that maybe it’s time for us to emulate some of Kenyon’s more prestigious literary institutions such as the Kenyon Review or Kenyon Collegiate. That’s right, for the first time, we here at the Thrill are offering some original Kenyon themed fan fiction.
The Impossible Love
Allison, our plucky young heroine, sat alone at a booth in Wiggin Street Cafe. She was waiting for someone. As she waited, she idly swirled her spoon through her vanilla latte, contemplating things that Kenyon students think about – the guy she had stupidly texted Saturday night, her paper on Nietzsche, and her roommate who had spilled hot nacho cheese all over the floor and hadn’t cleaned it up.
She shook her head, wanting to rid herself of those thoughts. She needed to focus on her upcoming conversation. Today was the day she was going to finally tell Rutherford how she felt.
Allison Janney was in love with Rutherford B. Hayes and there was nothing she could do about it. Although she often doubted that it could work, she had to believe in it. If they couldn’t make it work, then love was dead.
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