Hand of Thorns

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic


I've been on the streets for as long as I can remember. And when you're on the street, you don't have much to do. So I listen to the whispers. The mutters. The things nobody want me to hear.
"...such a freak..." "Poor girl..." "...so stupid." "...those eyes..." The last one is the one I hear the most. Most people are scared of it. Some people admire it. Some people are disgusted by it.
It all depends on me. What they see me do, and when my eyes change. Anyways, I live in the city park. Under the trees. Specifically, the pine tree beneath the willow. Can't tell you why, other than
I just feel safe there. I've been saving up for a while, and now I have just enough to attend high school. All I need to do now is fit in.

Table of Contents

Her Forgotten Past

Submitted: August 06, 2018

I wake up, sweating underneath my blankets. Peeking over the edge of the bed, I glimpse a sliver of light coming under the door. "Maybe m... Read Chapter

Gloves

Submitted: August 07, 2018

I leave the park around 7:00. Most of the shops are open by then, at least downtown. Making my way along the less crowned stree... Read Chapter

The Eyepatch

Submitted: September 12, 2018

¨Alright¨, I wisper to the nearest pine, ¨Time for some back to school shopping.¨. I´d slowly figured out, mostly by eavesdropping, ... Read Chapter