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In the Shadow Of Independence: Prologue
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"Iggy! England! Hurry up!" the small boy cooed, around five meters away from me. I wasn't running, only walking very fast. I wasn't a person to run like that.
"Watch your steps, America! If you run too fast, you might trip!"
The boy only slowed slightly, then turned around still running, but backwards. "What? But England! Then you'll catch me, right? Ahaha!" he laughed enthusiastic and turned around, taking up his pace again.
I stopped, blinking in surprise, flattered by the pure trust the other had in me. Then I smiled softly and started to run after him, forgetting my pride. I reached his side and took both his arms and lifted him to my shoulders. The young boy whined and giggled madly, blurting out about his belly tickled.
"Artie! I'm flying!" he said and laughed more, holding his hands out straight by his sides, like a bird's wings. I chuckled and started to run again, having a firm grip around his ankles, so that he wouldn't fall off, of course.
We reached the slope, the one which
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It had been almost two months since you moved to London with your closest friend. It had been a dream of yours since you were a little girl, and it had finally been actualized. Although it wasn't as grand as you expected it, your little flat that the two of you shared was charming. It was near a cultural center of London and just above one of the most amazing cafes you had ever been to.
"I'm going out for a bit!" Your friend Colette yelled from the front entry hall.
"Don't stay out to late! Remember we have plans for tomorrow!" You shouted back at her.
"Yeah, yeah." She mumbled as she shut the door behind her. Ever since you were little it had been Colette and you. Best friends since kindergarten, you did everything together, but the two of you couldn't be anymore different. Colette was spunky, loud, and a huge troublemaker, while you were quiet, reserved, and almost always considered a goodie-two-shoes. Teachers would often wonder how such a goo