The Melanin Survival

Reads: 1697  | Likes: 0  | Shelves: 0  | Comments: 9

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Pinterest
  • Invite

More Details
Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Hiding is obviously the easiest route when you're labeled a parasite. Even more does it seem when discovered that you're actually the saving grace. While The Council leads a propaganda campaign about a cure, Mela Chasers scour the lands for people of color in hopes of pillaging their melanin. Young Saye has learned that hiding is how one stays alive, and she stands firm in this belief. The unanswered question still exist...if people of color die, how will the melanin survive?

Table of Contents


Submitted: July 05, 2016

Prologue     No one believed the rumored conspiracies about melanin. Scientists in Africa were able to take the ami... Read Chapter

Saye Ardeneux

Submitted: July 10, 2016

Saye Ardeneux     Saye Ardeneux sat atop the bouncing branch sticking out from the sycamore tree watching her broth... Read Chapter

The Willow by the Creek

Submitted: July 24, 2016

The Willow by the Creek     My head jerked up suddenly from the light stage of sleep that managed to snag me. So lo... Read Chapter

A Light in the Barn

Submitted: July 24, 2016

A Light in the Barn     Slowly, I crept through the blades of grass hoping the rock I spent the late afternoon shar... Read Chapter

A Stranger Named Thatch

Submitted: July 24, 2016

A Stranger Named Thatch     I dare not turn around, choosing to raise my hands instead. His orders to drop my weapo... Read Chapter

Soldiers in the House

Submitted: July 28, 2018

  Soldiers in the House     Leaves rustling across the grassland woke me from a very restful slumber. My j... Read Chapter