AiW: RaWD Chp. 3Alice in Wonderland: Ravyn and a Writing DeskAiW: RaWD Chp. 34 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Dew nestled still on the emerald blades of grass in the finely pruned yard of the Ascot's mansion home, the gardens around it in a still quiet that continued to lull the babes of the small forestry animals whom lived there into the lapses of their slumbers. The wood sat in a small fog, a brood from the large pond in the neighboring villa's acres, saturating the rural property as if a disguise generated justly for the precise employment of hiding the rabbit hole to Underland. The golden sun peaked just over the small patched rolling landscape of the outer London borders, the warm glow slipping through windows with a welcoming light to those whom woke to its sight - however few there were. Songbirds sang in the trees, the little frisky ones who were always awake to get the worm, the sweet song of nature's choir already starting its sweet symphony.
Though everything seemed still, lost to the early morning hours where usually
AiW: RaWD Chp. 1Alice In Wonderland: Ravyn & a Writing DeskAiW: RaWD Chp. 14 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Setting the pen down besides the harshly scribbled on parchments, Alice felt a sense of draining overcome her. Having returned only yesterday from a second follow up trip to Hong Kong, two years had passed and the cycle to rolling the first trade routes with China were nearly their completion. Now, only a luck and fortune could guide their way to the winner's circle for her mentor, herself, and other colleagues. The mounting years of study and countless hours spent behind a desk, writing down numbers and equations as well as other impossible business ideas grew and festered in her heart like a benign tumor. It absorbed the exuberance she once owned proudly as a young girl, who scoffed at the high fashion and refused her corsets, following her own dreams rather than bowing into the stern demands of those of higher authority or nobility.
And yet look at her now...
Once that headstrong and stubborn girl who ran after white rabbi