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My new story is a young adult superhero, mystery & romance set in the fictional city of Atalanta, a sunnier, southern version of Gotham City. I'm skipping again to the end of Estelle's first day at college.
You can read last week’s snippet here –
Alan and Veena escorted Estelle across the campus towards the bus stop. Leaving the well-lit avenues of the campus, they entered the dimmer city streets with few other pedestrians. The rumble of the traffic on the highway covered the sound of their footsteps on the quiet sidewalks. A chill wind gusted along the street between the tall buildings and Estelle shivered. She had forgotten to bring a jacket. The streetlights were out in one block and the towering skyscrapers cast long shadows over the road.
Moving closer to Alan, Veena mumbled, “It’s so dark we’d never see a mugger hiding in a doorway.”
“Hey, I’ll protect you girls,” Alan protested, waving his hand. “I’m not afraid of the dark.”
“We’ll be fine,” Estelle murmured, only half believing her reassurance.
“Look!” Veena grabbed Estelle’s arm and pointed up. A strange shape loomed on the rooftop, silhouetted against the full moon. Round eyes gleamed in a large heart-shaped head on a thin stalk of a neck. The head bobbed down and disappeared.
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