Blinded 4: CensorChiming from the doorbell roused me from my sleep. At first I was confused, then simply awestruck. Nobody had rang that doorbell since the Mistress left; the sound was almost foreign.
It was still somewhat light out, and everyone had only just begun falling asleep. Slowly, everyone made their way to the door, jaws agape as the doorbell rang once again. And again. And again.
Java made her way to my side and we both exchanged perplexed looks with each other. We didn't say anything, but I knew we were both thinking the same thing: What could possibly be outside the doors?
Intel slowly shuffled through the crowd and up to the door. For a moment, she said nothing.
"What's going on?" Lennoxx whispered shakily, breaking the silence.
Intel quietly shushed her. "Listen," she said.
I did. I heard voices outside, faint but unmistakably there. I couldn't tell what they were saying, but I could tell they were all male, except for maybe two.
"Sh-should we let them in, whoever they are?" I asked meek
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The moon was absent from the sky, leaving the land a deep, inky indigo. The only light to be seen for miles was the stark, bright beam of light that Lampy cast over the path of appliances. They were well out of the city by now, the rumbling of cars and the buzz of the city now behind them. It had taken them some doing, but their mission had been started. Though nobody knew exactly how this mission would end. They could only hope that their lives would get nothing but better from this point on.
They had been traveling now for over five hours and everyone was clearly exhausted. It had been no easy feat to leave once they had established their mission in the back of the secondhand store. They had not only needed a functional mode of transportation but a steady supply of power, and neither was easy to find. Not only did they have to be swift, but they had to be inconspicuous, which in the city was not all that unproblematic. They'd gotten a