Swallowed Ashes Victoria's Journey
by Meredith Baldwin
...“I’m glad you’re here.” His voice is dry and raspy.
I wait quietly, not knowing how he meant that.
He turns his face back towards the small fire. I see something glisten in his hand. It looks like an earring. The very match to the earring in my pocket. The earring of my newly dead friend, Natalie Knight. The fear taking over, I turn and start running. I hear him get up to run after me...