How 'The Key' should've endedOriginally Written by: Marianne Curley
Edited and Revised by: YujxIridian
Date Written: June 5, 2011
How I Think 'The Key' Should Have Ended
The swishing of leaves and branches, and the thumping of footfalls behind me, let me know Ethan is near. He comes to a quick stop when he gets to the cliff edge, then turns and sees me. I don't need to read his thoughts to know that he is relieved. His face forms a flickering smile. He stands and stares at me while he gathers his breath. Suddenly my nerves are jumping. What is he doing here? Why did he insist on following me? Then he comes over and doesn't stop until he is standing right in my space, so close that I felt his breath warm against my forehead. He takes my hands and brings them up between us. Then, slowly, he peels back one of my gloves. Instinctively, I jerk my hand away.
"What are you doing?"
He grips it