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A New Pair of Bloody Wings

By Adrienne Gordon

Copyright 2011Adrienne Gordon

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“What does it mean?” screamed Anna, “why does it hurt so much?”

Her mother calmly knelt down beside Anna, and smoothed her long brown hair. “Just give it some time. I promise it’ll be alright.”

“What do you mean?” Anna felt like her insides were exploding in a series of percussive bursts. She was having trouble forming thoughts, and just wanted it to all be over, one way or another. “Make it stop, please,” she moaned, crying. “Just make it stop.”

Her mother’s face suddenly lost all its compassion, and drew closed, as if turning to stone. Anna wasn’t used to her mother’s compassion, but distant firmness was loathingly familiar. “Be quiet, and stop your moaning! You are about to Ascend, my sweet dear; remember this moment for the rest of your life! Remember your birthright!

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