LQR is a multi-author, themed, short story blog. What it means is, as a reader, you can expect each participating author to post one short story per month, which is somehow related to the theme of the month. The theme for June is: At Camp
A Guest at Camp
My pulse raced, the thunder in my ears timed to the wild beating of my heart. Tonight I was going to do it. No hesitating. Now!
The ascent out of my dark safe home took too long, leaving me trembling, drenched in sweat by the time I stood in the world above.
So bright! Wonderful and terrifying in its brilliance. Colors I’d never dreamed existed flashed in my tearing eyes. I shivered, anticipation heady as warm blood flooding through me. The membrane of my newly grown wings quivered in the stirring night air. They were proof of my adulthood, though for a second I wished I was home safe with the horde…
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