Under the Ice

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
Through revelations...

"One by one. I let go."

© Copyright 2012 Sara E. Kehrer. All Rights Reserved.

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Under the Ice

Submitted: August 30, 2012

"I never looked for a way to escape. There was nothing to escape for.
Nowhere to escape to...
until I saw... until I saw what we were made for.
I never understood why they would put us underground so far under the ice. Why it was worth spending so much money on heating and air supply.
Now I know.
I used to feel safe under the ice but I am trapped.
The ice takes away your freedom.
It takes away every hope of liberty.
They saved us from starvation.
They saved us from misery.
They saved us from death!
In 26 days I will be sold. I will leave the caves forever.
I will never return!
Now that I know what really awaits, I would rather be dead!"
- Ava Magdalena Feller Read Chapter

Chapter One

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Chapter One “Under the ice time has been frozen In our demise we have been broken 18 will come we have been cho... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Chapter Two “Tears are not for us. Tears are for the rich. We are tough, we are strong, we have to be! One day we will rule! One da... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: September 01, 2012

Chapter Three “God will reward those he has blessed. God has blessed the rich and the wealthy. Those who are not have been sent to ... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: September 21, 2012

Hope...
is a moment of joy.
The pleasure of a task.
A look in the future
bright, shiny and new.
Hope...
it keeps you alive.
One big surprise.
But no one will mind.
Hope...
has a price!
Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: September 22, 2012

Chapter Five "Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else ... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: September 22, 2012

Chapter Six "I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: September 22, 2012

Chapter Seven "Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art." Ralph Waldo Emerson A few seconds after my watch sign... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: September 22, 2012

Chapter Eight "It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after." George Ade Isobel is gone. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: September 27, 2012

Chapter Nine "All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: September 27, 2012

Chapter Ten "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." Martin Luther King, Jr. " Hope... is a ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: September 29, 2012

Chapter Eleven "Hope is the dream of a waking man." Aristotle I´m breathing heavily. My feet carried me all the way while my... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: September 29, 2012

Chapter Twelve "Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope." Aristotle I can hear my heart pounding in my chest. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: October 01, 2012

Chapter Thirteen   "In the maze of imperfection, we slowly move about. Try to find the right direction, the path to bring us... Read Chapter

Chapter Fourteen

Submitted: October 02, 2012

Chapter Fourteen "All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on." Havelock Ellis I am slipping i... Read Chapter

Chapter Fifteen

Submitted: October 02, 2012

Chapter Fifteen "I'm holding on to something that used to be there hoping it will come back, knowing it won't." Anonymous 8 y... Read Chapter

Chapter Sixteen

Submitted: October 03, 2012

Chapter Sixteen "I have not yet begun to fight!" John Paul Jones When I wake up I´m in my quarters. If it weren´t for the h... Read Chapter

Chapter Seventeen

Submitted: October 05, 2012

Chapter Seventeen "There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors." Jim Morrison My eyes are shut. ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eighteen

Submitted: October 06, 2012

Chapter Eighteen If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. Martin Luther King, Jr. I a... Read Chapter

Chapter Nineteen

Submitted: October 06, 2012

  Chapter Nineteen   \"All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.\" Blaise Pascal   The ne... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty

Submitted: October 07, 2012

Chapter Twenty "I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe." Dalai Lama His ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-One

Submitted: October 08, 2012

Chapter Twenty - One "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning." A... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Two

Submitted: October 10, 2012

Chapter Twenty - Two "If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy the only logical explanation is that I was ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Three

Submitted: October 11, 2012

Chapter Twenty - Three "All cruelty springs from weakness." Lucius Annaeus Seneca Standing on a cliff, how far is it down? ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Four

Submitted: October 12, 2012

  Chapter Twenty - Four   "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Five

Submitted: October 13, 2012

    Chapter Twenty - Five   "Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today." James Dean... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Six

Submitted: October 14, 2012

  Chapter Twenty - Six   "Knowledge is power." Francis Bacon   I´m crawling again. Following Finn... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Seven

Submitted: October 15, 2012

  Chapter Twenty - Seven   "If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Eight

Submitted: October 17, 2012

  Chapter Twenty - Eight   "Dreams may fade. And disappear. Don´t waste your tears On things that migh... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty - Nine

Submitted: October 22, 2012

  Chapter Twenty - Nine   "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty

Submitted: October 25, 2012

  Chapter Thirty   "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - One

Submitted: October 28, 2012

Chapter Thirty - One "Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Two

Submitted: October 31, 2012

  Chapter Thirty - Two   "Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love." John le... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Three

Submitted: November 09, 2012

Chapter Thirty - Three \"Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Four

Submitted: September 21, 2014

Chapter Thirty - Four   "We eat, we sleep, we die. God knows why... Why do we fight, when we know we can´t survive?" &n... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Five

Submitted: September 21, 2014

Chapter Thirty-Five   The opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference.   "You haven´t said a word today."... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Six

Submitted: September 21, 2014

Chapter Thirty-Six   I know you care. I know you value us so much. I see it in your stare. I know the feeling we... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Seven

Submitted: September 21, 2014

Chapter Thirty-Seven   Hope can be like a trick candle. Every time you think The flame has gone out - puff - ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty - Eight

Submitted: September 21, 2014

Chapter Thirty-Eight   See in the eyes of the monster lie treasure unknown... Fight to discover the depths befor... Read Chapter

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