formula

I bit my lip, my eyes frantically gazing over the equation. What if I couldn’t figure it out? What if I wasn’t ‘gifted’ like They said I was? They would be disappointed if I couldn’t do it. No one ever wanted to disappoint them. Would I get punished? Would I get put back into the […]

orbs and tattoos

It was the middle of the night when I awoke, gasping. A burning sensation rose along my stomach, stretching from my rib cage down towards my navel. Surprisingly, it didn’t hurt. Lifting my oversized shirt, I noticed a faint outline that hadn’t been on my body before. The outline was darkening by the second, taking […]

jackpot

The crowd continued to laugh, surrounding the long table. They looked on in awe, watching a group of men stare blank-faced at their hand of cards. The game had been going on for quite sometime, the stakes rising as money was continuously added. More chips were thrown, scattering onto the table. The owner of those […]