Death of the Morning

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
The echoes of an air raid siren barely rustle Landon Greene from his sleep. When he finds out someone he knows is dead, he brushes it off as though it happened to a stranger. Landon lives in a fragile world where his country is constantly defending itself from attacks. This delicate state comes crashing down when his nation is conquered by its enemy.

Forced to live as a drifter, Landon decides to flee his country. On his journey, he kills fellow human beings. This evokes a grief he can barely stomach. Dying of starvation, he threatens and robs innocent people of their only belongings. He begins to wonder if he’s any better than the people he’s fighting.

As Landon struggles against capture, starvation, and death, he must decide if he is willing to sacrifice his own humanity to escape his ravaged country.

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Prologue

Submitted: March 21, 2009

The echoes of an air raid siren barely rustle Landon Greene from his sleep. When he finds out someone he knows is dead, he brushes it off as though it happened to a stranger. Landon lives in a fragile world where his country is constantly defending itself from attacks. This delicate state comes crashing down when his nation is conquered by its enemy.

Forced to live as a drifter, Landon decides to flee his country. On his journey, he kills fellow human beings. This evokes a grief he can barely stomach. Dying of starvation, he threatens and robs innocent people of their only belongings. He begins to wonder if he’s any better than the people he’s fighting.

As Landon struggles against capture, starvation, and death, he must decide if he is willing to sacrifice his own humanity to escape his ravaged country. Read Chapter

Chapter One

Submitted: March 22, 2009

Chapter One Raindrops fell on Landon’s head, the water mussing his brown hair. It dripped from his bangs, running down h... Read Chapter