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The Smoke

January 31, 2012
By julyox20 SILVER, Huntley, Illinois
julyox20 SILVER, Huntley, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. "

And the smoke filled my lungs. I struggled to breathe, to fight against this vile mass bearing down on me, but I knew it was over. I was going to die right here. Right now. At only 14 years old. That’s when it happened, the smoke jerked back, almost as if it had solid form. I could feel my lungs inflating with the sudden rush of oxygen as I sucked in air. There was a buzzing in the air and the smoke was shrinking back. It grew smaller and denser until it almost resembled a human body. And it wasn’t alone. Behind the smoke there was a girl with long brown hair. She held her arm outright; she was clearly the one causing this to happen; making and the smoke to retreat. But I couldn’t tell how.

The author's comments:
This is part of a story that I'm working on to actually send to Teenink but forright now this just a chunk that I really like from the exposition.

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