“Now remember, this is not going to be a cure-all, and it might do something you don’t expect. Be careful, and don’t get caught.”
“Thanks, Aunt Eva.” Chalcedony slid the little vial into a side pocket in her purse, ignoring the looks her brother was giving her from the passenger seat of her car. “Thanks for waiting, Stone.”
“Still better than the bus. What…?”
“Olivia. More to the point, Dan Williams.”
“… Chalce…?” Stone raised his eyebrows. She ignored him, or at least pretended to, as she got her car onto the road and headed towards school.
She wasn’t going to be able to ignore him forever. When she turned onto the main road, she cleared her throat and tried to answer.
“Olivia. She doesn’t have what we do. She just got here, she doesn’t have family, she doesn’t have -” Continue reading