Wow. I didn't imagine when I started writing this story in September that I'd be done so quickly. Here I am, though, all finished. It's been a crazy ride and I'd like to say thanks to anyone who took a little time to drop by and read a chapter or two, I hope you enjoyed … Continue reading Well… that’s it.
"So," Emma sighed, "that is how I got a detention every day for the whole week." Adelaide nodded, pretending to be definitely listening. The sun was warm on her face and she was feeling sleepy so it was a little difficult to concentrate. They were sitting on top of the hill in the park, bathing … Continue reading Part 80 – The Team Factor.
There was a knock at the door of Julian's new office. He didn't hear it, he couldn't, but he detected the tremors with his psychic sense. He turned towards Operation Supervisor Price, who stood next to the desk. "Could you get that Price?" He asked. Price sighed. "I thought a promotion would mean less opening … Continue reading Part 79 – New Boss, New Rules.
"We're not ready for this," Emma said. Anna looked at her over at her, slumped in her chair. They were sitting in their form-room. It was early in the morning and nobody else was in yet. Anna was sitting a little uncomfortably in her own chair, wings spread out so that they didn't knock into … Continue reading Part 78 – The New Me.
"So," the Director sat back and exercised the full power of her shark's smile, "how are we all?" "Grounded," Adelaide, Francis, Lee, Emma and Lydia chorused in unison. The Director pouted. "Well that won't do," she murmured, "can't have the five clever youngsters who secured me with a promotion getting grounded. I presume Price had … Continue reading Part 77 – Wheels Within Wheels.
"So," Price stood in the centre of the shopping maul, surveying everything with a weary eye, "just a quick debrief for you lot before we let you go." Adelaide, Francis, Lee, Lydia, Alexis, Emma - dressed - and Anna stood around, watching him expectantly. "You will not speak of what happened today to anyone who … Continue reading Part 76 – The Criminals.
Emma opened her eyes slowly. Her whole body felt like it was on fire. She looked down. She appeared to be lying under a blanket. The blanket wasn't ablaze. That was a good sign. She groaned. "Hey," came a voice, "you're awake!" Anna's face hove into view. Behind her, the shadowy shape of her wings … Continue reading Part 75 – Making Amends.