One dark and quiet night in Valdare, the village far below Valdarius’ castle, a young woman was returning home from her daily duties at the magistrate’s manor house. She was the only person in the streets on this night, but she thought nothing of it, for it was a routine she had done many times before. Little did she know that tonight would be very different from any she had ever experienced in her young life
As she was walking along, whistling her favorite tune to help drown out the silence, she felt a cold chill run through her body that made the hair on the back of her neck stand on end. She bundled up and started walking faster. As she rounded the corner into the alley to her house, she noticed movement out of the corner of her eye. She stopped to take a look around, but saw nothing. Thinking that it must have been an ally cat or a street rat, she continued walking towards her house.
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Up and coming novelist hopeful. Trying out some smaller scale writing to see how it goes.