Eden walked down the neat street that had fancy written all over
the houses. When she reached the end it was a matter of going
straight forward, to her grandma's, going left, towards school,
or going right, towards the road that lead to the highway. She
wanted to get as far as possible from this place so headed down
Morghan road which took you to the open highway. As she walked,
careful as not to leave any marks or footprints, she was deciding
whether to hitchhike or walk. Eden thought walking would be
easier as no one would have seen her and she can stick to the
As she turned to the highway bright lights drove up behind her,
was it her father, did they know she was gone?! Her worries
passed as the car took no notice and glided onto the open road.
Eden began to run but did not know where. She just ran on and on.
Part way through the night she had collapsed, exhausted, and she
woke as the sun was crawling over the smoky horizon. She looked
around and tried to figure out where she was. She walked towards
the road and found a track worn by bikers and hikers. Eden
followed the track and as her feet grew weary a small town seemed
to grow bigger and bigger in front of her. With a sigh of relief
she headed towards the little town, unaware of the peeping eyes
that followed her until she was a small blur next to the highway
. . .
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