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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Twenty

I get up, and the world is still. It’s dark outside. The moon greets me as I stare out of the window. The whole house is quiet. Dad is probably asleep as well. I must have slept for hours. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Nineteen

I take my first steps back home, hands in pockets clutching the watch. Squeezing it so tightly that my palms hurt. Why did Dad give me this. He didn’t want me to use it. He told me not to. I … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Eighteen

The sunlight dances in as the breeze pushes the curtains away from the window. The cracks widen, and I’m stabbed by the bright shining blade of sunlight as the cruel icy wind laps around its heels. Together they wake me. … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter 17

The next day seems like a dream, I’m not completely there. It’s not as bad as before, but it’s still not good. At least I’m conscious, even if I don’t feel in control. It’s weird that I was alright last … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter 16

I spend a couple more minutes with Mum, but then it’s time to go back home. I close my eyes and listen to her say goodbye as I think about the present. I end up back in my room, the … Continue reading

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