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I met my wife on this bench. I was sitting on this very bench watching ducks float in the lake when I first saw her running along the bike path. Then she stopped right in front of me to re-tie her shoes. She shot me a quick glance as she knelt in front of me, … Continue reading Short Story: The Bench
Allie knelt beside Miguel’s body, her hand wavering over his head. His eyes rolled around unfocused as if unaware of his surroundings, only to connect with hers for the briefest of moments. He was alive in there somewhere, changed forever. And yet he was responsible for Draco’s death. Allie’s hand shook over his head as … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 46. Catharsis.
Shean locked eyes with Allie as Stephen’s blade pierced his skull. He’d never had a family before. No one to die for until Allie. He had just enough time to smile before everything went dark. Wind rushed past his ears as he fell. Then nothing. —— Allie reach out to catch Shean, but he was … Continue reading Draco. Chapter 45. Fearless.
The crowd of onlookers parted for Jade as she sauntered under the stadium arches. Draco watched their passing faces with a frown, contemplating the trouble he’d put them in by bringing the fight to the city. Patty was silent as she stared at Miguel’s writhing body laid across Jade’s back, her face a thoughtful scowl. … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 44. The kill.
The sun had just begun its climb back down for the day when they finally saw the city emerge on the horizon. They’d been forced to slow down as the day wore on, constantly looking over their shoulders, expecting an attack that never came. “Maybe Stephen doesn’t care enough about Brianna to hunt us down…” … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 43. The Breakdown.
“They’re starting to stir,” Frank said, looking to Sarah for direction. The six of us were huddled together on Claire’s back, tense and unspeaking. Jade flew in front of us, setting the pace. My body rebelled against me, trying to force me to sleep, but I couldn’t. None of us slept save Patty who was … Continue reading Draco. Chapter 42. Subtext.
Allie threw herself off of Claire as soon as they emerged from the Earth, gasping for air as she slammed against the ground. It took her precious seconds to regain her composure, wiping the dirt from her eyes as she pushed herself to her feet. Claire had already grabbed hold of Stephen with one of … Continue reading Allie. Chapter 41. Resolution.