|Just a Sentence
Author: FictionHeart PM
What happens to the story characters after the story ends? What if the story is never finished, gets deleted, or never gets to go off the "Just Written, Will Revise Eventually" shelf? Follow the protagonist as she devotes her life to protecting the sire that all the other citizens of Recycle Bin no longer hold fealty to.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 6,097 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 05-18-13 - Published: 02-13-13 - id: 3100825
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If you could ask your creator any question without fear of awkwardness, estrangement, or the like, what would you ask? You only have one chance to ask and if you search for something, what you find may not be what it was that you were searching for.
I recall from the time in my sire's head what my sire would have asked, and whom the question would be directed to. It wasn't my sire's parents, because my sire's parents did not choose her soul. My sire isn't much religious in any sense, though often did lean towards the Wiccan beliefs enough to want to ask the elements this: "Did I come out as you wanted to?" Sometimes I am grateful that an answer was never bestowed for that question.
Recycle Bin is my home, and here many people would direct their questions to our sire. They would ask "Why did you delete me?" or "Was I not good enough for you?" but I don't see the reason in asking these questions. They're questions I don't want to know the answer to for they would give me no closure. They answer may be something trivial – our sire may have had no reason to delete the story, the characters. It might not have even been our sire that pressed the button. Or the story may have reminded our sire of something painful or induced some sort of calamitous emotions that would be worse in the end for both the story and our sire.
They might ask if our sire knew we were here, if our sire meant to have us trapped in the grey and despairing land with the old assignments for classes our sire no longer wanted to look at. The citizens of Recycle Bin probably aren't aware that to our sire, the Recycle Bin is empty; they probably forgot seeing that in our sire's eyes so long ago.
The citizens of Story Folder might ask what they have to do to become noticed so that their tales can progress. Over there, a lot of fights, brawls, assaults, ambushes, and probably many more things happen to the new stories, the long stories, and the finished stories. Envy and jealousy were wretched things in stagnant characters. Even characters can die outside of their story, and then they disappear from existence, they don't even end up in Recycle Bin, they're just gone. I guess that's why the characters undergo a mitosis-like process before they leave. One copy of the character stays in the story, and the other goes out, always returning before our sire opens our file. If the second character doesn't come back, then everyone knows why. That way, nothing seems amiss to our sire.
The Finished just want to know if they're good or if they need to revise more. But they're content people as far as anyone else is concerned.
But I'm not like anyone else here on this computer. I don't want to know why my story was deleted or if my sire thinks me not good enough. I don't want to know how I can be noticed again or how I should change to become perfect when I know it's not going to happen. I just want to ask one thing.
Why did I end up here, when I am who I am? When I am a part of you.