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Jayda Pastore: A Short Story

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It’s 11:38 a.m, Sunday morning. The sky is gray and cloudy. It’s November, the weather is cool and crisp in Florence, Italy. Back in Los Angeles, Jayda’s family is still living in North Hollywood. It’s 2021 and Jayda, has been out of High School for two years. Currently residing in “The Big Apple” and attending classes at New York University. This particular morning was unlike any other for the poignant Jayda Pastore. Jayda slowly stumbled out of bed, and made her way towards the small breakfast nook. She had a long and strenuous day at work and was still recovering. She was starving and scarfed down a croissant with marmalade. She took her time, and attempted to rehabilitate. During her daily read of Florences’ daily newspaper, she…show more content…
She screamed with fright. Her call time was 6:30 a.m, the clock read 12:20 p.m. Jayda was filming an action movie set in Italy, a remake of “The bicycle thief.” Jayda was greatly puzzled and perplexed. She had absolutely no idea what to do. She was ultimately in shock. She felt there was no use. She was deeply disappointed in herself, after all that she had worked for, everything was wasted. She drank yet another cup of coffee and watched her favorite movie “The Basketball Diaries.” Several hours later, the sun began to peek through the clouds. This sudden beam of sunlight was a wakeup call to Jayda. She got herself dressed and decided to explore the beauties and authenticity of the incredible city she was lucky enough to visit. She wore a large sweatshirt and jeans. She attempted to look as ordinary as possible. As soon as she stepped out, she was swarmed with
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