Tuesday, December 26, 2006

One prayer answered

The man did not trust her completely; she could hear the dismissal in his words. It felt awkward to simply leave Junia in the care of a stranger, but it was obvious that the little girl felt he was trustworthy. So she said farewell to Junia and her new guardian, quickly turning to melt once more into the teaming crowd.

All alone. Again. Even all the times she had spent in solitude in the forest at home had never produced such feelings of isolation. Suddenly, as people pushed past her, she felt as though the air was being sucked out of her lungs. What had at first seemed like an adventure, now foretold of imminent failure. The great city of Parsaena was beginning to feel less like freedom and more like a cage.


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