Goodbye is Not Forever: Chapter Two Labyrinth: Goodbye is Not Forever Chapter Two: Something's Wrong"Give me the child," Sarah demanded quietly as the Goblin King walked towards her."Sarah beware; I have been generous up until now. But I can be cruel." He cautioned her as he moved around her in a predatory type of circle."Generous?" She looked at him calmly, though her heart was nearly pounding out of her chest. "What have you done that's generous?""Everything," he snapped his eyes blazing. "Everything that you wanted, I have done." He continued to circle around her, his eyes seeming to take in all of her at once."You asked that the child be taken, and I took him. You cowered before me; I was frightening." Jareth pointed towards the clock floating in midair that had thirteen hours. "I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down and I have done it all for you!" He exclaimed exasperated."I am exhausted from liv
Goodbye is Not Forever: Chapter Three Labyrinth: Goodbye is Not Forever Chapter Three: The Visit"You need a ride to school today sweetheart?" Sarah's father asked pleasantly as he grabbed his briefcase and overcoat. Sarah shook her head as she finished her second bowl of cereal. "Tetra's pickin me up today."Her father gave her a quick peck on the forehead before he hugged her stepmother and left for work.Tetra was Sarah's only friend from the Aboveground. They had become friends after she had come back from her adventures in the Labyrinth and they were very close.Tetra was a half black, half white girl who had a fiery personality and an immediate temper. She was very protective of Sarah, which the young woman was grateful. For at school she had always been bullied and made fun of for being different.Sarah had gotten along with Tetra from the beginning and several weeks into their relationship, the two had started call
Goodbye is Not Forever: Chapter One Labyrinth: Goodbye is Not Forever Chapter One: The StoryA clock on the wall chimed the hour. It was twelve o'clock; the bewitching time of night when the impossible was made possible and the world was silent.Mariya the goblin had been trying to get her children to bed for quite some time now. And finally she had managed to get them all into their cots, but they were still wide awake."Please mama, tell us a story!" Her five children cried in unison.The old goblin fought to keep the smile from her lips as she sighed loudly, "I will . . . If you promise me you'll go to sleep the second I'm done."They all promised and settled in for the story."What will it be tonight?" Mariya asked."Tell us about King Jareth!" One begged from within her place in her small bundle of blankets."Oh, but that is a sad story indeed." Mariya said with a frown. "Don't you want to hear a story with a happy ending?""