The Story

The Story

by Helen E. Lacroix, Ron Slate (With)


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ISBN-13: 9781456748951
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 04/18/2011
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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The Story 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing success story of survival of one person's survival controlled by a criminal mother and  withing the system of foster homes.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stars littered the night sky, bright pricks of light against the black. The eight kits stared in awe at the sight. This is outside! Each of them thought. But the stargazing didn't last long. Eager to make the best of their first expedition outside, they ran, jumped, climbed, and, in Aaron's case, fell into the pond. But by far the most happy was Sunset. Outside, she felt something stir in her. A long buried instinct had unearthed itself, telling her to run, hunt, fight, defend. Surely the other kits were feeling this wonderful sensation! She thought. They wern't. After what seemed like a few heartbeats but actually was quite long, Callie called the kits over for a story. Obediently, the kits obliged, most plopping down in exaustion. "Okay, do we have everyone? Let's see, Aaron, Snickers, Bailey, Zeus, Sunset…" Her voice died down to a whisper as she counted her kits. Zeus, the biggest kit of the litter and by far the most tyrannic, leaned over to Aaron, who was soaking wet. "Got a little pushed over, didn't ya, runt?" He taunted. Snickers and Bailey, who were bacically his backup, giggled maniacally. The fur on Sunset's neck rose, and she spat, "You stay off him, hear me? I got more knowlage and insults in one claw then you got in your whole body, and I bet you don't wanna see it." In emphasis, she flexed her claws. Before the awestruck Zeus could answer, the story began. "Once upon a time," Callie began, "there lived a civilisation of cats. But not cats like you or me. No, these cats were vicious and bloodthirsty, and called themselves…" Callie hesitated for suspence, "warriors. "These cats would kill for the fun of it, lining their nests with the pelts of the deceased. Some say they'd eat their own kind, others say they'd toss them in a river. The cats would kill unsuspecting kits, seniors, mothers, and everything in between. There was no order to the chaos, no leader to guide them, no rules to abide by. Nope, just the death-hungry cats and their teeth." Sunset was quivering. Warriors? These cats would eat her for breakfast! Man, was she glad she was a housecat! Zeus was stifling giggles. "This is ridiculous! Cats with no houses? Please! It's unheard of! All fake and stupid!" He muttered to his cronies, who shared the laugh. Aaron tentativly called out, "Are they gone now?" Callie shrugged. "No one knows for sure. Some say that they're still there, hunting eachother down. Some say they've killed themselves to extinction. No one's sure. Do you want to find out?" Callie asked playfully. Aaron vigorously shook his head. "Exactly. So next time you consider going into the woods, remember, the warriors may be hungry." And with that, the story ended. Shaking just as much as Sunset was, Aaron trotted over. "Wow!" He exclaimed, "there's no way I'm ever going outside that fence alone. You?" Sunset nodded. "Never!" Still vibrating, Aaron took the conversation a step foreward. "Let's make a promise. Never, ever trust a warrior. Ever. Sealed?" He stuck out his rumpled tail. Sunset shook his tail with hers. "Deal. Never trust a warrior. I couldn't agree more." Next part at adoption res four. Eh, I got nuttin' else to say. ^~•_•~^ Yours mewly, Rootflower
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story i am about to tell is fictional as well as the charecters are. Enjoy! "I was sitting alone upstairs in my bedroom when i hear tpping on both of my windows. At first i thought it was rain but then i thought, "Wait that isnt rain!" So i looked out side and he was there. Aaron my old friend from preschool thru 3rd grade was standing in my driveway looking up at me thru the window. I opened up my window so we could hear each other better. He says to me , "You busy?" I am too dumbstruck to answer rightaway (he was in my driveway!) But after a few seconds of awkward silrnce i manage to squeak, "I er-no...not really...i guess..." he nods quickly and asks, "mind if i come up?" I hesitate before i answer again but before i can even think i blurt, "sure! I mean...i dont mind. See if you can find yourway up." A few moments pass and then i hear the door to the poch open and cloose and a knock on my door. I say "just a minute! Im gettting dressed!" But he cpmes in early while im only wearing my bra cami panties and pj shorts. I skreech and grab the closest object to my hands and cover my body with it. "Didnt you hear me?!" I ask\yell. He says, "Yeah but i came in anyways." "Why?" I ask but aaron only shrugs. We both sit down on the floor next to my bed. I ask him, "So how did you know where i live?" He says " Noah and i were talking about chicks and then he started talking about you and how he would lik to-" I stop Aaron short and aak bewildered "WHAT!?!!?" He only looks at me short and continues talkimg
Anonymous More than 1 year ago