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Looking Glass Part 3: The Night They Became Orphans

There are two sides of what happened that night; one I'm about to tell you, another is secretly safe with me until I'm ready to let it out on paper.

Story and Picture created by Lizzy Arrow 

Urgent News

Mark Borthwright has been killed; looking for the suspect/creature, we know who's behind it but we are still looking for him and determining how he must have done it.

Lord Phillip Mounthouse

Deputy Head of Worlds Apart School

Deputy of Kennedy Department

Co-Protector to the Queen of United Kingdom

Auour of Worlds Apart

Their worst fear became true; Marshall felt Duncan and his whatever it is building up inside him once more, he said to everyone "move away from me and Duncan slowly and steadily". The two other officers picked up James and Stacie quickly and started to move backward with the security officer who put a shield over them for protection. Marshall could see the other two turning away, snuggling and burying their heads in the arms of their protectors, knowing something was going to happen. It wasn't going to be good, one single bit.

There were three loud pops and cracks, which they all heard. They didn't sound too great echoing off the wall of the orphanage, Fred muttered a few swear words under his breath. This made the Native American Chief smirk with laughter because he knew that every Kennedy made that same noise and it got worse over time, he had loads to prove it in his camp.

The Observer ran over explaining to Marshall to lay Duncan down or lay Duncan on top of him if he's not letting go. He promised it wasn't going to hurt him or Duncan one bit. Whatever it was, it felt like an eternity, wishing it was over and done with. Fred was used to death threats when it came to his own family problems; that's why he had hired them. Sometimes Fred wondered why he brought his old friend with him half the time; he didn't really do much in the way of helping, just let the person who's transitioning go through the process. Unless his laughter was somehow related to the situation. He never understood why he would laugh about things like that; then he had noticed that the Native American Chief had left his side, as he watched from not too far away.

Both the Observer and the Native American Chief mummered an incantation or something that drew more invisible magic into Duncan. Fred really didn't like it but it had to be done, as he was too young to control the magic at that age.

“Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts. - Hopi,” 
“Day and night cannot dwell together. - Duwamish,” 
“It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. - Apache” 
“They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. - Tuscarora” 
“All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them. - Arapaho” 
“Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand. - Tribe Unknown.” 
“Before eating, always take time to thank the food. - Arapaho” 
“When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. - Arapaho” 
“If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. - Arapaho” 
“Most of us do not look as handsome to others as we do to ourselves. - Assiniboine” 
“Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas. - Blackfoot” 
“In age, talk; in childhood, tears. - Hopi” 
“We always return to our first loves. - Tribe Unknown” 
“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. - Blackfoot” 
“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. - Cherokee” 
“Those who have one foot in the canoe, and one foot in the boat, are going to fall into the river. - Tuscarora” 
“The weakness of the enemy makes our strength. - Cherokee”

The whole incantation had come to an end. It felt like such a long time for some that Stacie and James had fallen asleep in the detective's laps and the security guard had fallen asleep on the comfortable floor. Fred was sitting up against the wall dosing off to sleep; Duncan and Marshall were finally asleep, which made everything easier for the Native American Chief and the Observer. The Native American Chief whispered to the Observer to go and get the tribe as he stayed here to watch over everyone. When the Observer came back, everyone was in place to protect the orphans and the department. He would join the Native American Chief in the Kennedy Orphanage...

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