The Court of Lions. Draft. Pt. 3.There was a timid knock at my door.
I didn't know how to convey whoever it was could enter, with my voice as it were. I just sat there in silence.
The door opened slowly with a small creek. A lock of orange hair and a brown eye peeked around the corner. The door opened wider and a beautiful orange-haired, brown-eyes woman with two family braids wrapped in green and blue silk.
"Inda!" the woman cried. She ran toward my bed and embraced me.
She looked like her, same brown eyes, same, beautiful, orange hair but her lovely long tresses that used to trail down her back were now jaw-length, with the exception of her family braids. And she was with child!
There were tears in her eyes now. My own were filled to the brim as well. We were both smiling, happy to be together again.
She held me at arms length to look at me. Her smile widened and she fingered my hair.
"it's gotten so long, such a beautiful color, too!" she looked back into my eyes. "You're eyes have beco
The Court of Lions. Draft. Pt. 2.Adam held the door out for me and closed it behind him after we'd both walked in.
There was a small bed with violet sheets sat in the far right corner, a sitting table with two chairs of dark oak to our left, and a dresser, made out of the same dark oak, on the left wall. It was a cozy, cave-like room.
Adam took me by the elbow and led me to the bed. We sat in silence for a moment, he was probably wondering what to say to me before I'd die. But when he finally spoke he said that last thing that was on my mind.
"Your sister's alive."
I looked up at him in shock. My mind wouldn't process what he'd said.
Claudia was alive?
I turned toward him, kneeling beside him on the bed, I grabbed his arm begging him for answers. I opened my mouth but no words came. I looked desperately into his face but he wouldn't look at me.
Please, I thought in my head. Please, just give me one explanation!
"Inda," he said, still not looking at me.
The memory of Claudia falling, slipping through my hands tow