By L. A. Weatherly
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He hadn’t seen for sure; he’d just assumed. Then on the ground floor, he found it: a computer sitting on a desk in the corner. Perfect. Seb swung himself into the chair and hit the on button. The local school with its computers the public could use was closed today, and he hadn’t been able to get a bed at the hostel for the last few nights, where he might have borrowed someone’s laptop. He entered a few words into the search engine, typing slowly. A list of options came up; he found the one he was looking for and selected it.
Yeah, I’m pretty damn sure,” he said. “They got in about ten last night, looking dead to the world; then this morning they asked the manager to have the room for another night. They’re still in there now. ” Fear clutched my throat. At least he didn’t realize Alex had left for a while, to go buy the hair dye and scissors. I swooped down and landed; under my ethereal feet the carpet felt strange, insubstantial. Back in the motel room my human form still sat on the bed, with Alex’s fingers linked tightly through mine.
But this doesn’t feel right. The house burning down that way just seems too convenient, somehow. ” I swallowed hard, barely daring to hope. “It could have been a – an unruly mob, though. People do burn places down sometimes. ” “Yeah, they do. Look, I could be totally wrong. But just try it, okay? ” I almost didn’t want to try; didn’t want to allow myself even this small amount of hope, only to be disappointed. I took a deep, shuddering breath, attempting to clear my mind enough to focus. Mom. I envisioned her soft blonde hair, so like my own natural shade; her green eyes that used to sparkle with recognition when they saw me.
Angel Fire by L. A. Weatherly