Black Rose PrologueMore Like This
A young girl ran, terrified, through the dark streets of her village. Her beautiful new dress was torn and the ribbon holding her hair had fallen out, leaving it a flowing mess. As she reached her home, the silence of the sleeping village was shattered by the sound of horse's hooves pounding into the dirt. A hand yanked the girl into the house, quickly covering her mouth.
"Be silent child. We must find safety," her mother whispered.
The girl nodded, following her mother through a long hallway. The woman opened a hatch in the floor, ushering the child inside. There was a loud banging on the door, as if someone was trying to break the thing off its hinges. The woman panicked, looking at her daughter sadly.
"Stay down there, alright? Mommy has to go now," she said, beginning to close the hatch. She looked at her child one more time, and then closed it completely, leaving the girl in darkness.
The sound of wood splintering echoed through the house and loud footsteps could be heard from the
Alice and her Mad ProtectorAlice?More Like This
What's wrong Alice?
Why are you crying, I thought I promised to stop those tears?
Come here my sweet little Alice and tell my why you weep.
My heart breaks when you cry, you are my one and only.
When you cry, I cry.
Tell me why you are crying.
You tell me someone has hurt you.
I start to cry and you look up in surprise.
You ask why I am crying.
I say I have failed you; I wasn't able to protect you my sweet little Alice.
Your tears slow to a crawl and a small smile comes across your face.
You tell me that I am no failure to you.
That you love this mad old, hat maker.
You look into my tear filled eyes and I feel the love that you hold for me.
I pull you into my arms ever so tightly, and kiss you.
I pull my lips away and promise to never let another person hurt you.
That you will never cry while I hold you in my arms and that I never,
Plan to let you go.