Ugh…I need sleep; who’s idea was it to put me in the nightshift in a grocery store. Normally, I work in the afternoon and evening shifts, but someone, somehow, screwed up my schedule for the past four days and I ended up working the shifts past midnight, the graveyard shifts. Both my boyfriend and coworkers know I don’t function well without a good amount of sleep. I had my head buried in my arms as I stood at the end of the checkout lane, I heard a voice call out to me. I slowly lifted my head and I saw the cashier, who happens to be my lovely boyfriend, looking at me with a concerned expression. “Dan…Are yo
As I walked through the arid landscape of small desert gulch, enduring the sweltering heat, I scanned the sandy ground for a hand-sized item. I felt my phone vibrate in my pocket, I pulled it out and answered it, hearing the voice of a friend. “Haruka, have you found it yet?” I sighed and answered, “No, Sarah, I haven’t found your mirror.” She then asked me if I was at the last place she may have dropped it and I answered that I was getting close to the spot. “Alright. Haruka, again, I’m so sorry that you had to be the one looking for it. I thought I had it with me after that ambush, but I dropped
Chapter 1: Life in the orphanage.
Today was March 27, 2017; it was still winter in Kentucky, but I wish it’d be spring already. In Lexington, there’s the Wind-cast Orphanage, where me and two of my best friends live in. Their names are Jessie and Kenji. Jessie’s seventeen, a redhead, and stylish; while Kenji is tan-skinned, had black short hair, and is twelve years old, going on thirteen. Both only been in the orphanage for seven years, but for me; I’ve been here since I was a baby, about 17 years. Martha, the caretaker and owner of the building, she found me on the door step on a rainy day. The only thing that wa
Walking on a spiraling path going upward, I continue to go up; seeking, searching for something. All I heard was my heart beating and the faint thumps of my footsteps. All around me was just the white path, misty clouds floating around my body, and a dark blue sky. I sighed and soon, I made it to the end of the path, my feet meeting the edge. I looked down the edge and saw what looked like a bottomless drop. I sighed and held my arms out horizontal, letting the faint trace of wind move the mist-like clouds downward above my arms. “Now.” I breathed. I then pushed my feet off the edge and I went straight down. Lettin