Shattered and Alone

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Alexis Knight has been alone for as long as she can remember, ever since her father walked out and her mother turned to prostitution when she was five. After seven years of going from foster home to foster home, the latest in a serious of drunk, abusive foster fathers tried to kill her with a baseball bat, putting her in the hospital. From there she was transported to a top secret facility created by scientists and anonymous political sources. Known only as IT, the facility was designed to put her through several illegal tests and experiments for the advancement of knowledge on the human body.
Now, three years later, she has finally escaped and taken refuge in a small traveling circus. There she meets the boy of her dreams and the family she never knew. But is her idyllic new life nothing but an illusion destined to shatter before her eyes? Will she ever be anywhere but alone?

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Prologue

Submitted: July 23, 2011

Alexis Knight has been alone for as long as she can remember, ever since her father walked out and her mother turned to prostitution when she was five. After seven years of going from foster home to foster home, the latest in a serious of drunk, abusive foster fathers tried to kill her with a baseball bat, putting her in the hospital. From there she was transported to a top secret facility created by scientists and anonymous political sources. Known only as IT, the facility was designed to put her through several illegal tests and experiments for the advancement of knowledge on the human body.
Now, three years later, she has finally escaped and taken refuge in a small traveling circus. There she meets the boy of her dreams and the family she never knew. But is her idyllic new life nothing but an illusion destined to shatter before her eyes? Will she ever be anywhere but alone?

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Stowaway

Submitted: July 23, 2011

Stowaway Lydia Stellar was awakened from a dead sleep by an energetic pounding on her door. She slowly opened her eyes and glared at ... Read Chapter

Eyes of Silver and Blue

Submitted: July 23, 2011

Eyes of Silver and Blue Jake sat in a small chair next to the girl’s bed, watching her sleep. She was quite possibly one of the pre... Read Chapter