Starcrossed || SeventeenRows of men and women alike were encased behind walls of glass, isolated in their individual cells like discarded dogs. The prison was dark, with cameras every five feet and blue backlights behind every cell. The blue light was supposed to be calming, but the prisoners seemed just as unhappy to be locked away as before the update.Starcrossed || Seventeen7 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The growl of conversation below that conglomerated was silent to a pair of blue eyes that watched over it all from the highest floor. Ambon eyed up select prisoners, reading body language and mouth curses. She could practically see their crimes laid out before her like a stat sheet.
"Secretary?" A deep voice beckoned her attentions elsewhere. Ambon unfolded her hands from behind her back and shook her tangled thoughts from mind. She had a job to do, and she intended to do it correctly. Even though it seemed like she was fighting this battle alone sometimes.
The elevator was here. She boarded alongside her large assistant, inserting a microchip sized glass key
PrologueI woke up to a sound. It was dark. I glanced at the fluorescent clock on the wall. 2:30 PM. I turned around, to Adira, but the bed was empty. Or was it? My hand felt something warm. Further inspection pointed out it was Rooky, our cat. By myself, I wondered why he had installed himself under the blanket, as he normally lays upon it. So it was him, I thought, the one that had caused the sound. Right at that moment, I heard it again. My whole body froze. Then I remembered why I was alone in bed. The evening before, Adira had left to visit Amy, who moved to Germany just a few months ago. We had received an email, in which she wrote that she was engaged. That was news, so Adira had to go and see her. I couldn’t go, since I had work to do. A lot of work. That’s why she went there on her own. It was for the first time in three years that I had to sleep alone. And I thought: ‘Why now?’Prologue2 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
So we had finally been found. All the hopes of finally being able to settle so
RVA: The Red Vixen at Sea, Do the Right Thing“You weren’t an ass, Rolas,” she reassured him.RVA: The Red Vixen at Sea, Do the Right Thing5 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“You weren’t there,” he replied, somewhat grumpily. Somehow his annoyed tone was reassuring.
“Speaking of…” She caught herself before she continued with, “...asses.” Instead Melanie restarted with, “Not to change the subject, but I was curious about something. What’s your opinion of the Highgliders?”
Rolas’ brow furrowed. “The Countess? She’s a decent enough sort I suppose. Very much High Noble caste. Bit stuffy and concerned with the proper forms, but we’ve never had any argument with her.”
“And her son, Kevinaugh?” she prompted.
“He’s alright,” Rolas said. “Bit odd to be a Countess’ Heir and not married yet, but I’m sure he’ll snag some lucky vixen soon.”
Well, if she’d wanted proof that Rolas’ condition was real, and not some bizarre practical joke, she