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It was late afternoon, and the sun was just starting to sink on a beautiful day. Scudding white clouds floated high up in the sky, and the long grass rippled in green waves. I smiled up at the sun, shielding my eyes.
My mother and I had come down to Station Square to visit my Aunt Morgan, and the week had been filled with the bustle and excitement that only a large city could bring. But now on this slow Friday, the last day of visiting, I got bored of sitting and talking. Grabbing my MP3, I headed out the back door for a walk. My Aunt lived outside the city, so just behind the back wall, were the hills.
They spread out endlessly, green, and perfect.
I hummed along to the music in my ears, the grass swishing around my ankles. A light breeze ruffled my hair, and a hawk circled high in the blue sky. It was amazing out here.
I stopped, frowning. I'd heard something that didn't belong to the music in my ears. After a few moments, I headed on. Maybe I was just hearing things...
I heard it ag