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Chapter 1

Posted in Chapter 1 on 01/04/2012 by Taylor

The day was going perfectly. The cruise ship, anchored offshore, sat in the water like a ring and perfectly cut sapphire fit into each other. The sand on the beach wasn’t hot as much as it was just comfortably warm and it felt nice between the toes. The sky was such a light blue that it looked like something out of a cartoon. Things just shouldn’t look this pretty. Continue reading

Chapter 2

Posted in Chapter 2 on 01/04/2012 by Taylor

The mall was packed today. Saturday afternoon, it’s what’s expected. But that doesn’t make it any less irritating when a person isn’t going to just hang out but to actually buy something and can’t because there are 5,000 people just hanging out. Continue reading

Chapter 3

Posted in Chapter 3 on 01/04/2012 by Taylor

Evan pulled up to the light a little too roughly. He had been ready to leave but with people seeming a little more on edge with that news report, it seemed to make things all the more frantic. Renee’s mom’s voice could be heard through the phone. Evan couldn’t make out what she was saying to Renee, but he was able to hear her. She sounded like one of the adults from Peanuts. Continue reading

Chapter 4

Posted in Chapter 4 on 01/04/2012 by Taylor

The correspondent continued talking but sounded as though he could’ve cried. “It looks as though some of the people involved in this string of accidents have started attacking other people. This is very hard to describe and even harder to watch. It’s just awful. We’d gotten unsubstantiated calls of violent groups attacking people for no reason out in the streets but hadn’t seen anything like this until now. Violence among all this wreckage, um, and help doesn’t appear to be anywhere. This is just absolute chaos.” Continue reading

Chapter 5

Posted in Chapter 5 on 01/04/2012 by Taylor

There was a yellowish-green color to her iris. The white in her eyes wasn’t white. It was red. It was so bloodshot, Evan could only see red. This isn’t happening. This isn’t happening. This isn’t happening. Continue reading