Rose Gable's abilities began to significantly manifest themselves at the age of twelve. The bright-eyed, red headed child had always been somewhat fey, so her parents kept her very sheltered from an early age. It was no real surprise then, when she began asking her parents why they were "blue" colored and how did she make her "bubble" stay still.
Her parents knew then that their only daughter should go to the Death Weapon Meister Academy for the schooling of her abilities, but they couldn't bear to send her away. Rose was a delicate child of a nervous disposition who was very sweet-natured, but scared easily. Her parents decided it wouldn't hurt to wait a few years. That is, until the events of her fourteenth Summer.
Rose pushed herself slowly on the swing in her backyard garden, listening to her friend Jenna speak with a serious expression on her face. Jenna was one of two friends she had, children of her parents' friends.
"So you see what I mean?" Jenna finished with frustration, rip