Becoming Sophia (99)

Avatar Author: K-Jellybean You know that moment when you realize you're in over your head? "I am steeped in blood so far, that returning would be as tedious as going ahead." ***** I missed this place. I missed posting. I can't be the user that ... Read Bio

I didn’t know where I would go or what I would do when I got there, but I would figure it out. I had time. I was going to start over. The port citadel became smaller and smaller in my view and just as it disappeared behind the horizon, I whispered, “Goodbye.”

I turned back to the crew, busy at work with the ever changing wind in their sails and murmured tentatively, “Hello.”

“Hi!” a small ship’s boy replied to me unexpectedly. I looked down in surprise, unable to keep from smiling at his small, joyous face. “Who are you?” he asked. It took me a moment to respond. I couldn’t use my old name anymore…

“Sophia,” I said, using the name I had come up with in the dungeons. “I’m Sophia D’Soleil.” And in that moment, I had only just begun to become her.

[the end…for now]

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    You may not have noticed, but most people here don’t post 10+ installments in a row. It’s just not the nature or intent of the site.

    Granted, it’s not against any “rules”. Still, the point of the site is short fiction. You’re welcome to do the serialized epic if you like, but it may not be well received as such.

  2. Avatar K-Jellybean

    I’m sure you didn’t mean to be rude, but… don’t you think I realized that?
    I knew no one was reading anymore, but I had no place else to post. I wanted to finish it. So I did. That’s all. I never expected people to read it.

  3. Avatar Amaris Wolfe

    I loved it! It was beautiful…I hope Sophia gets a chance to win Jared back!

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