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The Society of Timid Souls: or, How To Be Brave

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2014

    What is Your Soul Being ~ QUESTION 3

    What is your personality set?—
    If it is shy, curious, energetic, cautious, and independent, go to the next res
    If it is springy, shy, fleet-footed, humorous, and humble, go to 'iad' res 1

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    Be brave part two

    I wake up in a small bathroom with a searing pain in my left thigh. I pull down my pants to find a large star with an M in it. They branded me! They did it when I was out. A senstion of worry runs through me. If they did this to me what did they do to my other friends. I try to stand up but my thigh hurts too bad. It must be a third degree burn if nit worse. I feel my eyes fill with tears. The doorknob twists open and Alex and Dustin are shoved in. Dustin embraces his arms and I run well I try to run in. Dustin let's go of me and kisses me lightly before he sits me down. "What did they do to you?" He whispers taking my hand. In answer I show him the star. His eyes widen and he looks me in the eye. "They branded you?" He asked. I nod and sigh. "Tell me everything I don't care how much pain you'll think I'm in." He runs his fingers through his spiky dust colored hair he got his name for before he starts talking." Lela was lucky. They used too much voltage and her heart stopped. Darius was'nt. They cut his tounge out and asked him questions and since he could'nt talk they beat him every time. They cut off parts whipped him shocked him then he was eventually torn apart by sharks. Alex and I were lucky. You've been out for five days and for three they kept us naked in stocks. We still have splinters. Then they put us in cells. On me they used this medival whip and tied me up and lowered me onto a huge point. They stuck needles into me and Alex but for Alex they um "neutered" him. We don't know anything about Sabina except when they took me to be whipped I saw her naked and in handcuffs being pushed into a snow drift. She probably has horrible frostbite. That's all I know." "Oh my god. What kind os self righteous criminal's would do that?" Before he replies they slide in dinner. Just sandwiches. "Eat Mackenzie. Don't let them starve you. " Dustin says. I don't talk during dinner. Two friends lost in one day. Lela sweet frail little Lela who was always so beautiful and a mystery. And Darius beat to a pulp. I stop thinking about it and watch the boys scarf down their food. I notice that I still have my jeans and t shirt they have prison jumpsuits. They even gave Alex a buzz cut. I hope they don't cut my long blonde hair. Alex hasn't talked since he came in. "Alex they might not have tortured me yet but I know how you ferll." I must have saud something because he stands up. "Know how I feel? Oh you'll never know. Darius and Lela are dead because they were too frail. Sabina will be dead because she's too stubborn you're just fine you're not too frail not that stubborn and you're a great liar." He's yelling now. "Wake up Mackenzie! This," He says gesturing arround the room." Is never going to be over." Guards must have heard him yelling because they come in and handcuff Dustin and Alex. Alex just glares at me but before they drag out Dustin to probably be tortured again he whispers to me,"Be brave. I will if you will." I nod shakiky and a scream rises up my throat as the doir slams shut. Before I lie down on the cold tile for rest I decide uf Dustin dies in that torture chamber tonighg I have to respect his final wishes and remember his words. As I settle down on the tile and close my eyes i replay his words. 'Be brave I will uf you will."

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