Empty Armor

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

She wasn’t sure how many days she’d been there when the man from before came and sat next to her on the dock after dinner. He was always friendly, but his usual exuberance seemed tempered in the face of her apathetic exhaustion. She slid the box of cigarettes and a lighter closer towards him by way of welcome but did not move her gaze from the horizon. He waited a few more moments before clearing his throat. “Margaret?” It took her a moment to realize that he was talking to her. She wasn’t Morgan Johnson anymore, or even Morgan Ganymede. She was now Margaret Guthrie.

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The Mansion

Morgan sat on the end of the old wooden dock dangling her feet in the water, watching the ripples that her kicking feet sent out into the... Read Chapter

The Stranger

Morgan meets a stranger from her past.
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The Old Friend

Morgan finds an old friend at the Mansion.

“It’s been a hell of a long time, Ashton.” There was no escape route. She was trapped. The relative strength of her voice surprised her. She thought it would come out strangled and pathetic.
Instead, she thought she’d sounded emotional, resigned, tired. He didn’t say anything. She shifted uncomfortably under his gawking gaze but couldn’t rip her eyes away from him.
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