Cruel To Be Kind"That's just how things work."Cruel To Be Kind6 years ago in Scraps More Like This
The door closed behind her with a heavy thud of finality, emphasizing the parting between the mannequin and the young woman. Clarice meant to step forward as her hand slipped from the door, but instead she found herself slumping against it as what little energy that she had left faded from her in an instant. Although she had said she had been tired, she didn't think it had escalated to a level where she could barely support her weight on her own two feet. It was like the park itself had been the only thing keeping her standing as she had to brace herself against the door to keep from collapsing onto the floor from sheer exhaustion.
She guessed it was the result of having a few attempts on her life and being in constant mortal peril since she had been in that park.
Clarice let out a soft sigh, her breath coming out in a puff of white smoke, signaling just how cold it was, although she didn't need any more confirmatio