The Letters- Chapter 1Four years later…The Letters- Chapter 1 by sososweet
My heart pounded, beating faster with every breath. I waited in silence. My fingers were shaking. I closed my eyes slowly only forced them back open. I could see and hear, all of it. The blood, the screaming. They haunted my thoughts. I stared down at my hands. They were stained a deep red color. I looked away. I wanted to forget that event but I couldn’t. It was glued in my mind and it would be like that forever. I tried standing. Maybe if I can occupy myself I’ll forget the thought. So I stood… and then fell over.
“Nice work, Mikaiela,” I whispered, “You totally know how to handle this.”
I was half embarrassed even though no one else was around. I finally was able to pull myself up. Just as I stood, a knock came on the door. I jumped then grabbed my gun from the bedstead.. I almost fired the gun. I was so nervous that I couldn’t though. Every muscle inside me screamed for me to shoot. Then I heard a familiar vo
The Letters- PrologueLondon: February 9th, 2050The Letters- Prologue by sososweet
We haven’t changed. The city is still the same as it was in 2013. It should have changed but it didn’t. They took everything. We didn’t think it would come to this but it did. We thought we were at peace with them but we weren’t. They came without warning, killing anyone who stood in their way. They burned what we had once called home, caring for nothing but power. No one came to our aid. No one came to save us. If we had known what would come afterwards, we would have obeyed our enemy. But we didn’t. Instead we resisted them. They took our books, our technology, our homes, our freedom… our lives. Our only hope were the letters. Yet that was even taken away. They stripped us of our dreams. Britain has collapsed into the destructive hands of China. All is lost. All hope is gone.