Verity's PastWhen he was seven and had told his first lie, he hadn't known it would steal the only person he had cared about and take his sight as well.Verity's Past in Short Stories More Like This
When he had gotten his 'Death Before Dishonour' tattoo across his back he hadn't know he was predicting his untimely death.
The first time that Verity ever thought to tell a lie was when he was seven. He lived in a small village situated in one of the many jungles of South America, rarely ever receiving contact from the outer world; there was one exception, though. A gang that made their livings through smuggling and trafficking passed through every so often, giving the villagers assignments they expected to be fulfilled by their return. Verity hated these men with a burning passion. Their arrival was always a time of upset and unrest for the villagers. The last time they had been through, they had left a vehicle for his father, the local mechanic, to fix and for him to disguise the 'cosmetic damage' it had received during a getaway. Verity hated t