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    The Messengers – Edward Hogan

    “We’re drawn to each other, us messengers. We must be. I remember the first time I saw him, down by the beach huts. There was something about him. The look of him. How could I not go over?  You might even say it was fate, but I don’t believe in that.” Things are bad at home, Frances mother is having a breakdown and her brother is on the run from the police. They have to leave their flat and Frances does not want to move in with her mothers boyfriend. Instead she goes to stay at her Aunts house by the sea. he instantly feels better there but her blackouts,…

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    Sister Assassin – Kiersten White

    “Fia Seven Years Ago My dress is black and itchy and I hate it. I want to peel it off and I want to kick Aunt Ellen for making me wear it. It’s too short, too, my legs in white tights stretching out too long under the hem. I haven’t worn this dress in two years, not since I was nine, and I hated it then, too. Annie’s dress is just as stupid as mine, but at least she can’t see how dumb we look. I can. I don’t want to be embarrassed today. Today is for being sad. But I am sad and embarrassed and uncomfortable, too.” Fia and…