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Life Amongst the Leaves 13Chapter Thirteen: ApologyLife Amongst the Leaves 13 by Dmingurl1
I rolled over, still half-asleep. My hand came in contact with something not typically there, and I instinctively drew it back. But that convinced me to open my eyes, at least. I had a throbbing headache(thank you, stress . . .) and didn't really comprehend what I was looking at for a minute. Then I realized that it was . . . Paper. Two letters. The one on the bottom was slightly crushed, and I eventually realized it was the one Phobos had slipped beneath my door, and the second one . . . I had never seen before.
I sat up, realizing that someone must have rearranged me on the bed once I'd fallen asleep. The note was really short and simple, in handwriting I recognized as Suichi's. It just said 'Sorry.' He knew me well.
I got up and stretched, wondering if my head would stop pounding anytime soon. It certainly wouldn't make what I'd have to do any easier.
Once dressed and able to think straight, I wandered out of my room. Luna was in the main room, reading a bo
Life Amongst the Leaves 12Chapter Twelve: LossLife Amongst the Leaves 12 by Dmingurl1
I wasn't sure why I had woken up so suddenly, but I knew that something was wrong. It was very wrong. But what was it?
Confused and still very groggy, I ran- or the more accurate term, fell- out of my room and into the hallway. I managed to make my way down it, searching for answers. Both Luna and Suichi's rooms were empty. When I made my way down it, I wished I was still asleep, that this was one big nightmare.
Suichi was sitting on the floor, back pressed against a wall. I hadn't seen that expression on his face since his time in the cell. Luna was next to him, hand on his, while tears silently poured down her face. Standing to the side of the door was a grim, not just angry but grim, Yue.
"What . . . What happened?" I asked, afraid to hear the answer.
"Last night, the village was attacked." Yue said. "A group of sound ninjas slipped in and stole a scroll containing a powerful jutsu, killing two of the three guards on duty." His eyes met mine. "Kin was the third.
- Name's Jorge |
- I actually don't think I'm good at this, people say the opposite
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