Bloodshed: Chapter 5

My phone’s alarm sounded at 6am and I groggily reached out a shaky arm to turn it off. I lifted the thin, sky blue blanket off my stiff body and got up to stand onto the cold, stone floor, only to find my foot come in contact with Gus’s chubby legs. Somehow he had rolled…

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Bloodshed: Chapter 4

My room I shared with Maude lies on the fifth and final floor of the dorms. I had texted April and Honora asking them to meet up in my room and I was guessing that Maude and Gus would probably be there as well. The stairs were easy for me to conquer and as I…

Bloodshed: Chapter 3

April grabbed my hand and pulled me forward so that I almost stumbled. Chris and Laurel were close behind, their faces anxious. I didn’t dare look back, but I could sense that whoever was following us wasn’t one of the Ballades. That was a relief to me, but we still had to be careful. Who…

Bloodshed: Chapter 2

“You coming for dinner?” Maude said. She was dressed in a grey Adidas T-shirt and loose, floral pants and dark blue platform sandals. Very unfashionable but she looked good in it nonetheless. “Yep,” I said, bending down to tie the laces of my shoes that had somehow sneakily loosened off. “But I can’t hangout though.…

Bloodshed: Chapter 1

“Look at all these stars on you,” Maude, my roommate, gaped, as she pulled my hair into a braid. “You’re so experienced now.” I shook my head and sighed. The morning had been tiring, cleaning up all the mess the Ballades had made but at least we had the powerful Honora to help us. Honora…