Week 71 – Suddenly, overwhelming stillness pervaded the night.

What was an appropriate punishment? Judah wasn’t sure. Running wasn’t acceptable behaviour and Piper already knew that. She had chosen to break the rules knowing it would make him angry and that he would have no choice but to punish

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Week 70 – Piper crawled out the very small bathroom window

She had to get out of here. She had to. It was the only thing in the world she cared about right now. Not the raging headache hammering at her temples like a drill gone into overdrive. Not the horrible

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Week 69 – I was cooking trying to come up with something

Finally his life was back to normal. Back to being perfect. Judah hummed happily as he stirred the soup on the stove. He was cooking homemade pumpkin soup because it was Piper’s favorite, it was a sort of welcome home

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Week 68 – I laughed at the antic of the wayward clown

She was being thrown through the air, and then caught, and thrown again. There were other things flying around beside her. Balls. Bright, colourful balls. Someone was juggling her along with the balls. A clown. A funny looking clown with

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Week 67 – The shadows danced but

Piper gasped and dropped her kindle as the lights suddenly went out. Power outage or something more sinister? That was the first thought that jumped into her mind. She was what most people would call a pessimist but she liked

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