interstella (United States) published:
The night before my seventeenth birthday, my Nana sits me down and tells me about the prophecy. She takes both my hands in her wrinkled ones and looks into my eyes.
“Hazel, what I’m about to tell you will change your life, so whatever emotions you might feel, I encourage you to express them. Okay?”
I nod as my thoughts whiz around in my head like a pinball machine.
“My mother gave me the same talk when I was your age, and I gave your mom the...
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