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The door swings open without a sound, displaying a properly homey (if not meager) little room. It’s looks lived in; it has a personality and the garbage on that little table doesn’t really smell so bad. And is that… snoring?
New Message! From: Dad 4:38PM MOM ON WAY HOME. U SHLD RUN.
Bean slips carefully from beneath his tangled and twisted covers and crawls to the end of his bed, head ducked low as his feet search for the first rung of the ladder in the dark. He hasn’t slept well since … Continue reading
Tears slipped unbidden over Amaya’s cheeks; loneliness overwhelmed her heart. As a child, she had pretended that her captivity was temporary. That tomorrow, or the next day, They would set her free into the fresh air. With older eyes, she … Continue reading
This is the first part of an ‘interlude’ to The Clarke Legacy. If you’ve read the previous chapters I know you’ll be able to see how the two stories are intertwined. I hope not to take nearly as long with … Continue reading
Oh my goodness! Thanks to all of you amazing people, my little story here has cleared 10,000 views! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that this story would last so long (I thought I’d be faster) or that … Continue reading
It feels like less than five minutes before Lee’s wall is complete. A seemingly endless, featureless barrier locks the Clarke family in while keeping the rest of the world at bay.
He surveys the family he’s just come to know with a heavy heart. They only met a couple of hours ago but he’s seen them at their most vulnerable, clinging to one another and trying to stay strong as they … Continue reading
“We did good didn’t we, babe?” “We did great, in fact, I’m up for round two of ‘great’ if you are.”
The sun is barely above the horizon and already sounds of bowls clanking together and the delightful scents of baking are wafting through the house.