The limp body of a girl in early adolescence lay supported against the massive roots of a Terqrix tree in the Okruiks Botanical Garden behind the grand palace of Os’aen, home to West Zecor’s ruling family. Her form-fitting red dress and heavy makeup made her appear older than her true age. The glamorous red pumps that matched her dress had been kicked off as she ran.
The girl’s hair partially covered her distressed face. Spectral hands reached from the ground and gently caressed her shoulders, arms, and legs, subtly repositioning her to make her more comfortable as disembodied voices whispered into the night air.
“Nonzels strets mesa, Ondina. Elphean rihno. Mukves huz’e shomox.”
We love you, Ondina. Don’t give up. Help is coming.
This is the first segment of a new chapter for my WIP "The Downfall of Ondina".
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