Monday, 28 May 2012
07:46:46 PM (GMT)
This work is currently in progress.
I will be working on it as I get the time.
The sudden vibration of my jeans pocket was enough to startle me out of my thoughts.
I pulled my scarlet hood off of my head, jamming the small cellphone into the space
between my ear and my shoulder as I did so.
"Where are you?" the high voice asked with worry lacing the speaker's voice.
"Just now leaving the school, Mum," I replied, chuckling as I shouldered my
"Don't laugh at me. Are you heading over there now?" she asked.
"Yeah. I have the book to return and the cake you made for her," I said as I lifted
the cake pan from where I had left it.
"Okay. Just be careful on your way to Grandmother's house, okay? There are bad
people out there," my mum said, causing me to imagine her fretting.
"Shall do," I said simply before flipping the phone closed and stuffing it into my
I glanced around at the other students who were leaving before heading toward the
archway, not listening to anything other than the wind through the surrounding trees.
I adjusted my backpack so that it was on both of my shoulders before sliding the
weight of the cake into the crook of my left elbow, being careful not to drop either
My shoes slapped the pavement as I made my way down the sidewalk, easily following
the path after having travelled it so many times. Eventually, I came upon a small
path in the woods and veered off of the sidewalk and into the cover of trees.