Authors: Lee Morgan
(Book two of the
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Clandestine and Exposed
Kara angrily thrust
silver longbow next to the
feeling the most resentment
ever experienced in
. The campfire
giving off just enough light for
to see the three figures that
caused these ang
ry feeling to swell up inside her
until all surged beyond her threshold
with current circumstances
, but no less heartbreaking. Her
thundering and even t
hough the dramatic situation had
begin to b
e carefree at this very point in
loved more than anything
in this world
carried secrets so huge
that they could tell no one and didn’t even think she
could handle it.
oo late now, she’s already seen
too much to pass this
off as a
from her vivid imagination.
s completely unfair.
Not too long ago
sat calmly before the warm and com
forting fire while leaning on her
. The silence was so comforting
and his warmth
made all feel
always given off
a quiet and relaxed personality that
personality is the exact
keeping him on his toes and for some reason h
e hasn’t been scared off like her
He was such a steadfast friend to her and her brother. Sometimes he’d joke and play like any other person his age, but other times he gave her the impression of
maturity beyond his appearance.
s slightly taller than
she is, but not as tall as her
has jet b
spiky hair that feels
than most other guys
to the touch
yet still feels silky,
and his silver eyes are to die for.
It is like they’ve seen everything there is to see
, but couldn’t find anything boring
beyond a hint of doubt that
more than a friend
had a nagging
feeling that either he’s hiding
something or he
is such a good actor that he truly
doesn’t care for
It just must have been her
which isn’t un
on the other side of the campfire
new sister moved here several months ago and turned
family upside down. The first time
Kara recalled seeing her
she was running away from her father
home in a wagon
he built for
thirteenth birthday. S
ran into the woods and
had ended up
in the woods. S
o he tracked her down on the darkest of nights and brought her back safely. Not too long after meeting her for the first time
that Sarah and
meant to be together.
seemed to fit perfectly, like two long lost puzzle pieces
could tell that fate had brought these two lovers together.
left to go
track her down Mark came over and k
uring that time
fell in love with Mark
after spending some quality time alone with him
’ve known each other for
years, but that
the first time that they
really had a chance to be alone
without any outside interference or disturbances
rother and Mark would hang out and do guy things.
That night was theirs.
big brother is just that, he’s
. Everyone at school made fun of him because of
his large size
, but he let them
doesn’t like hurting people. Connor
is nineteen years old
six foot two and weighs
two hundred and forty pounds, but he hasn’t any fat that
could ever tell.
layered and knotted with
that made him look like the perfect male specimen
in and out everyday by either running or camping. There wasn’t anyone in the school t
hat could outrun or out muscle her
But he always
until Mark became his only friend. Even with a friend there was always a piece of him that always seemed to be missing,
until he met Sarah.
Several years ago Connor
in a terrible accident that left him scarred for
the rest of his
life. He was working at
working with hot metal.
uses ink to quench his metal
day he quenched a
in black ink
and hooked it
on the cooling rack. Somehow the still hot metal almost fell on
was there and
pushed him out of the way
just in time
. Unfortunately the crossbeam landed in the center of
and seared the black ink into
the flesh of
and cracking several ribs
making a big black X tattoo
that nothing could remove
. Each line starts at
each of his shoulders, crosses
at the center of his sternum and wrap
each of his ribs.
The design seared perfectly onto his chest, making his physical attributes stand out even more.
The weight and heat from the crossbeam cracked almost every one of his ribs as it conformed to his chest and the pain from the heat made him go unconscious.
He lost a year from school
because of it
he had to graduate
hid his chest like a deformity, but it only makes him look even
in a good way. One day towards the end of the school year
he vanished for a month and when he
he showed everyone the home he made for
Sarah. It was a beautiful place
will never forget
because she felt jealous and wanted one of her own
And a week or so after graduating
married Sarah in the same place that he found her
in the woods
it was where they
in love. Sarah’s father did the ceremony
, making it
short and beautiful
he way it should be
When they sealed their
vows with a kiss everyone became
The most fun person in Sarah’s family is her older sister Jillian. They look
the same, but with only a few differences.
get along so well because
have the same outgoing personalities.
and she likes
After a traumatic incident during
a student named Mathew used a
stun gun on
in a headlock.
getting kicked and
he looked at his wife
and saw that she was in danger
rother look so murderous
before and the blood that poured down his face made his entire
look that much more threatening
He knocked out Mr. V.
with a punch to the gut
after Sarah free
this happened Kara
made Mathew go unconscious with a single
to the back of his head.