The Star

That woman shouldn’t be here; no one should, aside from those who passed. It’s not safe yet; whoever caused this is still out there.

The spirit gazing upon the trespasser remembered once being called Taylor but little else, except this star which was a part of her. It meant more than anything else, as it symbolized her drive to protect the innocent against those who would do them harm. She couldn’t recall what she had done before, aside that it was motivated by seeking justice. Just like now. What happened here was caused by someone among the living and she couldn’t learn who it was nor bring that person to justice from this side of the veil.

But the one who now carried the star could.

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