11. A Man in a Hat11. A Man in a Hat4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
Now I was getting a bit freaked by them. "Because he's my boyfriend, that's why!"
"Ah, so young Hatter-"
"-is in love?"
"Shut up, both of you..." he muttered, holding my hand and walking around them on the path. He hunched his shoulders.
"We're leaving. We're leaving now. C'mon, Hatter." Again, I walked past them, but this time I was allowed to go. I glanced back and they were staring at me; I was thoroughly disturbed.
"And March, I want you to make certain that- Oh, hello." Hatter and I stopped suddenly on the path, coming face to face with a white-haired man, wearing a tweed jacket and a bow tie. At his side, a thin blond boy was taking notes on a pad of paper, periodically pushing up the over long sleev
7. A Man in a Hat7. A Man in a Hat4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
"But I've really only known him for a day..."
"Ah," said Caterpillar, "that's the thing to learn here, about Wonderland. Passion is quick to flare among us. Sometimes it be short to stay, while other times it is there for long. But when one from the upper land comes, and stays, the one with true love is forever long."
"Uh... that was... poetic." I flinched when she fingered a lump on my ankle.
"Thanks. An old lesson I had to memorize and recite during school as a child. Yeah, that's a sprain, but I don't think anything else. I'll bandage it up and put a brace on it. You should be fine to walk on it on your own in a few hours.
"Alice, I'm really being serious, though. Hatter is in love with you and now he always will be. Even if other Wonderlanders take a fancy to you, nothing will ever be near the feelings he has for you. As of yet