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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
Violet Sky is devastated when her eldest brother, Matthew, dies tragically of lukemia at the age of 18.
His last words to her, or anyone are "It's up to you now, and I've never had anymore faith in anyone..."

Days later, it seems the entire town of Ironbridge are mouring Matthew's death as much as his family and friends. Depression and suicides reach a record high, while test results and sports acheivements hit rock bottom. Violet is shocked and confused to see the change in the community.

Until she dreams. While sleeping soundly for the first time in so long, Violet is visited by a boy. Lucas seems different than her other dreams, he seems more real, more blinding, and more dangerous than anything she has ever thought of before. Perhaps this is because he is a bonafide Lightkeeper, and not really a dream at all.

With the help of Lucas, the other Lightkeepers and her own sense of optimism, Violet Sky must replace her brother as the Lightkeeper of Ironbridge, saving the town from the impending Afterlight...

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Ashes to Ashes

Submitted: August 07, 2010

It would be his last ever grin. Turning to me, he grabbed my hand and increased the pressure by the slightest touch. Words escaped me, ... Read Chapter