Fire in the Dark Chapter 3Blaze P.O.V
I usually didn’t tell people about my past as soon as they asked. Usually I flipped them off and I then went to go hide in a corner somewhere. Granted, I didn’t tell him much, but he hadn’t told me anything. Not that I expected him to.
I quickened my pace, almost jogging down the crumbling street, past houses that were in worse shape than the worn down road itself, their windows dark, the sounds previously associated gone. I left the house a couple of minutes too late because he had compelled me to stay, to talk to him. His quiet, helpless presence was welcomed in my controlled life, those pretty, deep, midnight eyes of his, filled with intelligence as he talked in short, strained sentences like every word he gave away hurt him. God, did I know that feeling.
The feeling, an incarnation of shame I believed, at having people know your secrets, is as painful as the razor Jax used to harm himself with. You can feel the words leaving y
From the Gutter to the Stars Chapter 1 Part 2Charlotte P.O.V
"Yes, yes of course, uh huh, I'll get right back to you on that, thanks, yep, bye." I closed my cell phone and shoved it into my purse. I ran my fingers through my newly cut and dyed bangs. The blonde parts were getting in my eyes and the rest of my hair tickled my face as the wind caused it to blow across my mouth. The brown strands turned lighter where the sun kissed them. I turned to my guard. "Do you have any American money?"
"Yes M'lady," he answered.
"Okay Roger, ready the jet. We're going to America."
He nodded and I watched his tux disappear into the castle. I made a psht noise with my tongue. The palace was ridiculous, I would have preferred a nice mansion but the country of Nicalida was very traditional. If I was to rule it someday, I was going to change that. My father was in poor health as well and he would rule until he died. With no sons, I was to lead the kingdom… and to find a husband.
"The jet is ready M'lady," Roger stated, hurrying back across the yar