He was beyond gorgeous. But Eastlake High was full of pretty people who acted like total freaks. I blame the local water supply. Which was why I drank bottled water.
My life is hard. No one would rob me of that. The clothes I am wearing came out of a knotted up black plastic trash bag from a resale shop downtown. And not the downtown where shiny cars wink at you in the sunlight. If a car winks at you in this area it’s being driven by a person you would be best to avoid.
My side of downtown is crumbling and skirted by chain link fences.
I’ve decided she’s worthy of something more special, something worthy of my powers.
I wrapped my arms around my body, pushing away my doubts and indecision for just a moment, and looked out toward the cemetery. “Whatever it takes,
Anyone that looked like that wouldn’t need to tie up girls and imprison them in order to get them to marry him
I’m not sure what’s more worrying. The list of demands or the fact he seems unaware the French stopped using francs in the last century and that Africa is a continent?
You’ll regret that, Bourkan.
She’d always pictured her future self as a lone wolf traveling around the world, ensnaring romantic conquests and achieving her wildest and most ambitious goals. She didn’t think that at nineteen she would be so dependent on other people; she pictured herself as an autonomous and untouchable force that occasionally flitted back home to show off her new feathers before flying away to her life that was much more exciting than theirs.
You should’ve told me,