Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Digging Deep

Delving is like diving into the swampy history of a person’s life. She wasn’t an individual, but part of a collective, a large branch on an ancient oak focused solely on eradicating humanity. She’d been pruned to believe I was at the center, but pushing past the tangle of her purpose, I found the true roots. Someday, I would have to sever them.

She snapped her focus away from Nate to cast me out.

His breathing was eccentric, hands bloody, anger bubbling over like a cauldron of hate. I fed him energy to continue, having no more need of her.


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