The Words After The Semicolon

The Words After The Semicolon

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Raven and her family are going out to eat for the holiday, a place they've never gone before. A tragedy occurs. Coda and Raven are all that is let of their, now, shattered family. What happens when Raven and her little brother Coda are put in foster care and left behind more times than you could count? They're bond is of no other.

Brother and sister against the world.
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Raven and her family are going out to eat for the holiday, a place they've never gone before. A tragedy occurs. Coda and Raven are all that is let of their, now, shattered family. What happens when Raven and her little brother Coda are put in foster care and left behind more times than you could count? They're bond is of no other.

Brother and sister against the world.

Chapter1 (v.1) - The Accident

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Submitted: March 07, 2017

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Chapter Content - ver.1

Submitted: March 07, 2017

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Raven Kierra Ezra Elizabeth Devian. Her full name stumped substitute teachers and anyone who looked at it. Strangers say "oh what a beautiful name." but their thinking, 'why is her name so long?' Crisis. Chaos. Conflict. It all leads to one thing. Depression.

 

"Raven!" I heard my mother yell from downstairs. "Coming!" I yell back. I stand up from my bed and grab an outfit to wear. It's Thanksgiving break, so we're going out to eat as a family. I resort on a Breaking Benjamin tee shirt and some black skinny jeans with rips on both of the knees. I go the bathroom to change and get ready. I have to make myself look at least a little presentable. After my clothes are on I begin to do the other things. Brush my hair, brush my teeth, go downstairs; the usual routine. I run my hairbrush through my fluffy, blue hair. After brushing my hair I move on to the other things. I do my makeup after brushing my teeth. I line my sparkling, dark brown eyes with a jet black eyeliner pencil. Waterline and lid. Sort of like a half Gerard Way look. Mascara. Lipstick. The usuals.

I slip on my black high tops and about thirty bracelets; letting them lay, slack, on my skinny arm.  When I get downstairs my mother greets me with a "good morning." And I hear my brother mumbling "finally." I lightly and playfully punch him on the arm. He scoffs at me. "Mornin' little bro." I say, chuckling. "Mornin' sis." He laughs back. We get in the car and the chaos begins. Arguing over the radio, the road, and we can't forget the wonderful "who's the better driver" game. The four-lane is even worse.

 

We cross the intersection and move into a different route. I don't recognize this place. Mom and dad are arguing about the map. "Oh just give the the darn thing!" Mom yells. "MOM LOOK OUT!" I yell pointing to the road, my eyes wide. She switches her angry gaze to the road and screeches. I unbuckle my seat belt and, as quickly as I possibly could, I move in front of my crying little brother, hugging him tightly to my chest while sitting in the floorboards in front of him. "Calm down Coda. It's okay, we're all gonna be okay." I whisper into his ear, as the noise of impact floods my ears. "We're all going to be fine." I say, dragging the last part of the sentence into a sob.


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