Elegance Stories, Story 1-1Project AbigailMore Like This
The nights in Battery City are without stars, as the neon buildings and flashing signs blind nature to it's past splendor. The noise of roaring cars, booming techno behind closed club doors, and the wind whistling through the steel canyons of skyscrapers would drown out the crickets if there were any left. Fortunately for Elegance, the tall building top she stood on was far enough away from the neon lights and city bustle to enjoy a couple of surviving stars in the pitch black sky.
Elegance was a middle age woman, basic red hair tied up and hair-sprayed stiffly into a pillbox-style bun, held together with a peacock feather pin. Her complexion was lightly tanned, her eyes were a deep green/nearly black shade, and her makeup of light blush and dark lips and long mascara made her eyes look that much more black. She wore a strapless short dress with a V-shaped pattern that started with a light brown color and slowly faded to darker and darker shades of brown
Elegance Stories, Story 1-2Chapter 2: Memory Lane Is A Dead End Street (Purgatory)More Like This
Abigail jumped awake to the sound of the door opening quickly and the soft thumps of someone walking to her bed quickly. The ropes around her wrists and ankles tightened a moment before they came loose entirely.
"Sorry to wake you, dear." Elegance apologized. As Abigail blinked quickly to adjust to the darkness, she could see Elegance had tied her hair back in the strangest way she had ever seen, it looked like a small hat. Abigail looked to her caretaker in confusion, which the assassin seemed to pick up on. "We have to hurry to a new location."
"Why?" Abigail was too confused to think of any reasonable explanation.
"The power was cut. I've neglected to have the bills paid. I have another flat on the other side of the city we can get to, so I need to move precious cargo before officials come knocking and asking questions." Elegance helped Abigail to her feet, and wrapped the blanket around the girl's shoulders, then started leadi