The Beginning; a Prequel

She saw him three times in as many days and though they never engaged in any sort of longer conversation, by the end she felt she knew him in a way that was unexplainable to her. Years later, she would think back to these early days and smile, but at that time she couldn’t help but wonder how it could be possible? How she could feel close to a person whose name she didn’t even know? one. “Vienna”, she had…

Meet Egg

People tended to make up their minds quickly about Charlotte Eggleton. In a way – of course – they did so about everyone, and yet Charlotte seemed to draw their ideas and impressions to attention more than other people usually did. Unfortunately for everyone involved, most of the thoughts people had about her were of a negative kind that, had Charlotte known about them, would have hurt her feelings in a familiar and therefore all the more severe way. She…

Meet Benedict

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All of a sudden, the room is starting to fill with people. Somebody has switched on the light, dousing the big hall in a sea of golden light that reflects of the red brick walls. You hear music too, mixing with the animated chatter the groups have brought with them, somehow filling you with nervous excitement, a sense of giddy anticipating you can’t fully explain. Your eyes follow a red-haired girl across the room and towards a table not far...