The Divided World

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Maryam belongs to the world above ground, a world where everyone is waiting around for death to finally take them. But in a twist of fate and chance meetings maybe she could change her world for the better.

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Two Worlds

Submitted: October 12, 2016

When your world has always been the same, how can you accept a new perspective of a world that is so different in contrast?   Be... Read Chapter

The Underlander- Maryam

Submitted: October 09, 2016

“Maryam, what are you doing?” My daydream faded from warm sunshine to a grey murk. Recently everything’s become a shade of bleak an... Read Chapter

The Loss of Our Queen- Marcus

Submitted: October 09, 2016

“Marcus!” my attention was being demanded again. Ever since Maryam gave me the slip, I had been bombarded with question after questio... Read Chapter

City of Lights- Maryam

Submitted: October 12, 2016

My first night in the City of Lights was surreal. Sy had taken us to the heart of the underwater City. It was where the elders had regula... Read Chapter

New Dawn City- Maryam

Submitted: October 14, 2016

The City was everything I had expected it would be. Marcus had found my plan for New Dawn City, I was surrounded by newly built wooden bu... Read Chapter

The Heirs- Sy

Submitted: October 14, 2016

I first met Marcus on my 16th birthday, my mother had thrown it as a royal ball. I hadn’t wanted to attend, attending would have meant ... Read Chapter

Missing Person- Marcus

Submitted: October 15, 2016

The sun had barely risen when someone came bursting through the door. "Where is he?" It was Maryam, she was scanning the room like a lost... Read Chapter

The Truth of the Matter- Sy

Submitted: October 23, 2016

When My mind began to clear, I was standing in a cave. It was dimly lite, but it wasn't hard to tell that the cave was full of people. I ... Read Chapter

Long Live the King- Marcus

Submitted: October 23, 2016

The night I returned to New Dawn City was a night I would never forget. The people had gone into a state of panic from the moment I told ... Read Chapter

Inner Demons- Maryam

Submitted: October 29, 2016

I had been fighting against my nature for so long, but when I saw the one I had grown to love I knew I had to do something to save him. E... Read Chapter

In the name of love- Sy

Submitted: November 17, 2016

Marcus seemed shocked to see me when I resurfaced a couple of days ago. I told him about the pack of lies we had been fed since birth and... Read Chapter

The Cure- Sy

Submitted: November 28, 2016

I didn't know what to expect upon my return to the Underland, I half expected to be received as a traitor. But when they saw who I had br... Read Chapter

Heart Break- Maryam

Submitted: December 27, 2016

When I first saw him in his glass chamber, all I wanted to do was to hold him close to me. He looked like a frail scared animal. It broke... Read Chapter

The Rescue -Marcus

Submitted: December 28, 2016

I still had connections to the world below, one thing I wasn't proud of. So when word hit me that Maryam had gone to see Simon I knew she... Read Chapter

Saving Lives- Sy

Submitted: December 28, 2016

All I could do was watch her walk away from me. I wanted to chase after her but my glass prison was stopping me at every turn. I knew it ... Read Chapter

For the Future- Maryam

Submitted: December 28, 2016

Sister, the word almost seem offensive to me. I had thought of us as being sisters, I knew we weren't but knowing that this little girl w... Read Chapter

For the Future- Sy

Submitted: December 28, 2016

I spent the morning gathering supplies, my mother had created a portable machine which allowed me to synthesise the cure on the go. It wa... Read Chapter

For the Future- Marcus

Submitted: December 28, 2016

I didn't get to talk to Sy over the phone, it was the first time I had heard from him since I turned him away at the castle door. I had h... Read Chapter