It's The Same Every Year

Avatar Author: thelostgirl I'm a writer from Northern Ireland who enjoys the works of Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones, Erin Morgenstern and Laini Taylor. I love to listen to Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers and Of Monsters & Men while I write. Read Bio

Lily frowned at the black cat on her window sill. With a sigh she let it in. The cat mewed at her as it dropped on to the living room floor. It peered up at her with large blue eyes.

“So, it happened again eh?” she said.

The cat followed her to the sofa and jumped on to her lap. Lily raised an eyebrow.

“I’ve half a mind to leave you like this. Maybe that’ll teach you to go snooping around in cauldron’s that aren’t your own.”

The cat began yowling. Lily rolled her eyes.

“All right, all right.” She snapped her fingers and the cat was gone. In it’s place was a teenage girl with pink hair and a huge grin.

“I knew you’d turn me back! I knew it!” Pip flung her arms around her older sister’s neck. “You’re the best, big sister!”

“Yeah, yeah. And you’re under house arrest until October’s over you understand? No wonder the witches put a curse on you every year. You’re more interfering than a witch hunter at a coven.”

Pip grinned. Lily rolled her eyes again. It was going to be another long Halloween.

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  1. Avatar Scrawler's Secret

    This made me smile. A litle sister just wanting to have some fun.

  2. Avatar Robert Quick

    Yeah this is a fun entry into the challenge. I love the younger witch- she reminds me of Tonks from the Harry Potter series. Minor edit- I think the plural of witch is witches. Also the sentence that begins with ’You’re more interefering…’ is a little clunky. I think if it was reordered and shortened it would flow better. Still excellent entry and Scrawler was right- it made me smile too! Cheers!

  3. Avatar thelostgirl

    Abrakadabra! And the changes have been made.
    Thanks for the advice Robert :)

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