Category - Character Sketches

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Graduation Day
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Infiltrating the Enemy’s Fortress
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Whispered Memories of Smoke and Fire
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Applying to The Villain’s Academy

Graduation Day

By all appearances it looked to be an ordinary graduation day. The sun was shining. Students, faculty, and parents sat in their assigned places suspiciously glaring at their neighbors and eyeing the exits. Benjamin imagined his mother sitting in an aisle seat close to the back smirking over at him knowing only half the journey[…]

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Infiltrating the Enemy’s Fortress

Odie scavenged for food. Benjamin hoped no one would tell him who had eaten the last of the morning gruel. Odie held his thick hand out for the letter. Denny nodded at Benjamin who delicately set the letter into Odie’s paw, praying not to give him a paper cut. He tucked it into his vest with[…]

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Whispered Memories of Smoke and Fire

“Really? You work directly with my- the King.” Dally cast Rebecca a cautionary look, but nodded.  She cleared the corner to see if anyone was within earshot. She leaned in very close. “It helps to have been the one who got the princess out of the castle alive. That earns you a lot of trust.”[…]

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Applying to The Villain’s Academy

Benjamin sat at the kitchen table, ink spatters covered his hand. He was trying to write his essay for entrance to The Villain’s Academy. He wasn’t completely sold on this idea. He was beginning to have doubts about this career path his mother was forcing down his throat. But then he didn’t have the energy for the[…]

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