F.A.C.E Family X Child! Abused! Reader: Part ThreeIt was 9:00pm, very late for a girl of eight like __. She was exhausted, and Alfred, noticing this, scooped her up.
"C'mon, __, it's late, you need to go to sleep."
She didn't even bother to object, as she was already slipping into a light sleep in his arms. Alfred reached her room
and laid her onto the soft white blankets of her new bed. However, just as he was about to tuck her in, he noticed
the threadbare cardigan on her worryingly thin body. He undid the cardigan and slipped it off her arms, leaving her
in only an oversized vest top.
What he saw on her arms shocked him.
He backed out of the room and ran as fast as he would down the staircase, tearing into the room where his three
"I think I know why __ keeps making up lies," He announced, his voice wobble and laced with concern.
Arthur, Matthew and Francis all immediately faced him, inspecting the tears that were threatening to fall. What Alfred
had seen had obviously shaken him up a good deal.
"Go on?" Arthur whispe