Sample from, Leap, A Night Portals Short Story
A Night Portals Short Story
“You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms.”
It was colder than usual. The top of the ragged tent flapped and waved as Charlotte opened her sleep crusted eyes. Sara Ann’s arm laid across her throat and she gently picked up her little sister’s appendage and laid it back over the little girl’s small torso.
She laid there for a moment trying to lull herself back to sleep, but she was already too much awake. She needed to get up anyway, she thought. Today was her Leap Day. She’d been chosen yesterday for this important calling, and Charlotte wanted to be ready.
Just one more good day with her parents and little sister before she took her leap and went somewhere else. She was excited…
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