Picking Up the Pieces Ch.10 A Star to Steer Him ByBEEP! BEEP! BEEP! BEEP!
Benny awoke with a very deep and loud yawn-- stretching his arms as far as they would reach. As he rubbed the last bits of sleep from his eyes, he promptly sat up in the hopes of silencing that dream-stealing alarm...
...only to hit his head.
The impact wasn't hard enough to hurt him; merely caused him to rub his eyebrow line in confusion...until he fully woke up and realized he was kissing the ceiling. A moment later, he turned over to discover his pillow, blanket, furniture, and everything else below him...a few feet below him, that is, for he was floating in the air as if gravity held no meaning to him. And frankly, it didn't.
"Oh, hi bed!" the astronaut chuckled, "What're you doing upside down?"
With all the grace of a gymnast, he did a partway somersault and pushed off the ceiling with his feet to hover back down-- swimming like a fish until he eventually reached his nightstand and shut off his alarm clock. He then immediately began tuning the radio