Life in the Labyrinth - Ch. 1The girl sprinted forward, took a left, another left and stopped. She turned to face the right wall, the placed her left hand on its rough, stone surface. A light shot out of her hand and into the wall, suddenly outlining a door. She opened it and went in."Mother? I'm home. I got the eggs," she said when she shut the door behind her."Oh, thank you," her mother replied. Her brown and grey hair was pulled back in a neat ponytail around her slightly wrinkled face."Korena! Korena! Welcome home, sister." The voice could be heard before the small child appeared in the room, her blonde hair in curls around her face, bouncing as she ran toward her big sister."Hello, Naelinn!"Korena walked to the table of the medium sized room. The three of them, luckily, were all able to obtain separate bedrooms. In their previous living space, they had to share with another family. They had found this one after the first one was raided.Naelinn followed Korena throughout the living area. She l
PerpetualismLet's go on like this.Like this, forever.Perpetual.Eternal.Us.Why should we change?We're already good enough.Good enough for eachother.Perpetual.Eternal.Us.The air we breathe.We breathe together.Perpetual.Eternal.Us.Forever.
BarriersOur breathing was the only sound heard. The darkness around us was closing in, yet it was a comforting sensation. It was just us, only us. Her hand in mine, we sat there, in the darkness, listening to eachother breathe. It was the closest we'd ever been, yet, we couldn't even see eachother. Sitting there, our hearts, our souls, our minds, were so close, so intimate.We were hiding from the world and it felt great. We sat there for hours. No one was looking for us, so no one would find us. The waves of the ocean were suddenly heard, relaxing us even more. This cave was our haven."I love you. So much," I said to her."I love you, too," she replied, her voice soft.We stood up and walked toward the opening of the cave. The moon was hidden behind the overcast sky, as were the stars.We walked on the beach, the warm water of the ocean caressing our feet, covering our footprints. It was as if we had never even been there. The ocean was erasing all traces of our presence.Hand in
Parallel PathsAll this timeWe knew nothingWe went in parallel pathsAlways together,but never touching.Suddenly,our paths have crossed.We've met at an intersectionNo plans on leaving it.Two parallel linesfinally together,to travel into eternity.Forever.