Jade and Mara were sitting together, laughing together. Best friends. Jade
had green eyes and long, dark hair. Mara had blue eyes and long, blonde
Suddenly, it awakened.
Inside of her.
A dark, mysterious evil.
The next thing Jade knew, she had her best friend by the throat, and was
shaking her violently. Violently. Violently..
* * * *
Mara awoke in the hospital. What happened? She looked to see her arm in a
cast. "Oh!" She sat up.
"Lay down, dear," her mother said.
"Mommy... What happened?" Mara asked.
"Nothing you need to know right now," her mother asked. Or ever, she