Flying High part 10It had been a few weeks since the night when Ray had saved me, he'd been called off to fight some in other place, giving strict orders that if anyone hurt me in any way - he'd be back in a flash, and they'd be sorry.More and more of his followers were coming every day, There would usually be a different one offering a drink and some bread each day wiht a blank face. Them Gavin came. Every day it seemed he would take me in something, and chat to me pleasantly - which was all fine enough. But his eyes, they would climb over my, hungry. And there ws something odd about him I could never identify. Then one time, he came alot later.He must have come at about 10PM, I wasn't really expecting him, but he came. He sat down on the bed with me, and chatted to me, uneasily almost. I talked back politely, and he edged closer. Then, cradling my chin, he kissed me. I pulled away almost instantly, and scrambled up the bed, it wasn't just that he had kissed me so suddenly, but his teeth. They were so
Flying High Part 9For the next few days, Ray was kept busy. He would slip in if he could, but everyone was suspisious of me now. Then one day he was called away from the building, he had to go and do something or fight some battle. I didn't really understand. That night they crept into my room. About 9 of them came. They pinned me to the floor, and hit me. Repeatedly."You're a right little slut, aren't you?" One whispered in my ears,"Too bad Ray isn't here to run to your rescue!""We'll just see what he thinks of you when we're through with you, bitch."They started to punch me, and I was winded, spulttering and coughing for air. A hand was clamped over my mouth. But I wouldn't retaliate. It would get me nowhere."Stop it," I moaned quietly"Oh! What's that? The little princess getting hurt? Broke a nail princess? How terrible." Said the oldest one.I sobbed into the carpet. My shirt was ripped in many places, and my skirt was a tattered rag. There was blood pouring down my face from a sharp punch. I
Flying High part 8I stared at him. We truly were connected. He helped me to my feet, then lead me to the bed. He offered me a piece of bread and I took it. I was so hungry."What do they think back home?" I asked."Huh?" He looked puzzled"In Rainworn, where you.. where you got me from." I looked at me feet, "Do they think I am dead?""Oh, uh.. no. We created your miromine.""My what?""Miromine. It's a copy of you, but as soon as you touch it it disappears. Quite useful for slipping out of places.""So they don't even know I am gone?" I was relieved."No."He pulled me closer."I never want to lose you again..." He whispered, "I love you more than I love life,""I love you too," I whispered between breaths.----Ray pulled Emily closer. He never wanted to let her go. He needed her. She kissed him furiously. They would never be parted.