Mia’s long lace dress flew over the floor as she ran across the rocks jumping off the smooth path which led to the mountains. The path that any sane person and any royal of dignity will take. A tear fell from her sapphire blue eyes which twinkled with tears. She pushed her small, agile body through the crack which led to the waterfall that she had found a year ago while she was ventured beyond the wall of the castle on her adventures. She sat there, the falling of the waterfall blocking out her cries. Gleaming pearls of tears fell from her eyes, she shoke remembering how the maid who was nice to her, giving her treats, braiding her hair and reading her a new story every day had died of a disease and she wasn’t even allowed to go to her funeral. She heard a shuffle in the trees behind her, her head snapped around angry, her face rosy pink from crying and a tear halfway down her cheek ”Umm ...Who’s there ” She said sniffing anxiously
Cray walked to the waterfall. It was his calming spot when he wanted to get away from things, plus his little romance spot when he tried to fancy the girl in the Kingdom of Kortana, which barely happened because he usually really liked to hang out in his room all day long, doing yoga or listening to music. Then, he heard tears. It sounded like somebody was crying. "Hello?" He spoke. "Hello? Is somebody here?" He asked softly. Then, he saw his little sister. Why was his little sister crying? He didn't think that anything had happened to make her cry. "Mia. Don't worry. What's the matter? Do you want to talk about it?" Cray asked.
She looked and recognised her older brother brown hair that as always swooped to one side annoyingly.She glared at him”I hate you, don’t talk to me, go flirt with girls or suck up to day like you always do”She snapped angrily. She didn’t hate him not really but she was really angry. She used her dress to wipe away her tears and looked down at herself in the river. She looked a mess. Mia quickly smoothed down her dress and patted down her hair. She returned her stern gaze back on her brother. He was always too busy for her, meetings and oter things were more important to him than his own sister."This ismy place, get lost"She shouted at him.
Cray stood back a little. He and his little sister were never that close. He was always busy and they also had a huge age gap between them. If it were somebody older he would have come up with a witty comeback. However, he knew that she still loved him. She was probably just stressed out. "I'm sorry, Mia. I didn't know that this was your place. I could leave, but then I would have to return back home, where it is absolutely boring right now. You wouldn't want your older brother to be bored, right?"
Cray looked over at Leslie and then he looked back at Mia. He still didn't understand why his sisters always thought that he was the guy that flirted with girls. They sometimes didn't even like his hair, but he wasn't going to go in depth with that thought at the moment. "I didn't do anything. All I did was walk over here and I found Mia and she was crying. I asked her what was wrong and she told me to go back home and flirt with girls." He shrugged. "I promise I didn't hurt her in anyway. I would never do that, right Mia. You have to believe me. I mean, I don't think that I have hurt any of you guys." He spoke, looking at his two sisters with his dark chocolate brown eyes. If they didn't believe him, they had to have been brainwashed or something.
Great now Leslie's here and she'll see me crying like a baby. She always wanted to look strong in front Leslie, who was her closest sibling, She wiped her eyes with her beautiful dress, she knew if her mum had seen her do that, she would be in a whole lot of trouble. Mia swung her head towards her sister and snarled"I want you to get bored Just like I was bored all these days, you left me alone"Tears spurred in her eyes and she turned to her sister softly whispered "He didn't do anything honest, you know your no better don't you." She knew that Leslie had just activated her powers on her own brother, it made her feel good.She knew that Leslie was kind to her but Leslie had become too busy with her own problems. Something about making a change and everyone soon isolated her to play by herself. Especially since she entered the two digits, she saw her sibling grow out of her reach and she could never catch up with them. For Leslie, she was too innocent. For Craig, too young.Her ice cold glare settled on their faces and an evil thought played on her mind. Could she actually to them . They deserved for leaving her alone, the real problem for her being angry was because she was all alone. Now that the maid died, who would tell her stories, braid her hair and teach her how to write amazing stories. She faked as if she was trying to get away from Leslie arm which stroked her back. Pushing Leslie's arms off, she feigned falling into the river. Holding her breath, she disappeared under water, taking a look back to see their shock faces. She tucked her legs in and curled floating in the water. Hopefully, that would teach them, they probably thought she fell in and drowned. She opened her mouth, swallowing water, she coughed and snapped it close. Maybe this wasn't a great idea she thought. No one knew she could swim, she learnt it from one of the village boys and as far as she knew none of her siblings could swim.
Cray rolled his eyes at Leslie, crossing his arms across his chest. Then, he felt a bit different. Taking a deep breath, he began to talk. "I came here because I was looking for a girl, but she isn't here." He stated, shrugging. Why did that come out? That was supposed to be a secret? Hopefully his two sisters wouldn't ask any questions because he didn't feel like answering them. Cray stood in place, watching Mia. He still didn't know why Mia was so sad, but maybe she would tell them soon. Then, he watched as Mia pushed off Leslie's arm, falling into the river. "Mia!" He yelled. Cray started walking back and forth. "Oh dear. Oh dear. Leslie! You have to do something!" He exclaimed, running his hand through his hair. "She is going to drown! You have to do something, Leslie!" Cray yelled. He felt like he was going to cry. His sister was going to drown and a little piece of him inside was going to shatter into a million pieces.
She coughed, spitting out water and gasping for breath. Her act had gone too far, for a while she thought she was to die. She loved the attention that her older sister was giving her. She saw her pacing around, the expression on his face worried but he waited for a girl to jump in to save her, what a wuss. He probably would have jumped in if it was the girl he likes so much.She nodded at Leslie's Question, her inside cold. She wrapped her wet dress around her"Don't tell mum what just happened, all of us won't hear the end of it especially your two" She said pointing at her two older siblings. They couldn't tell now she knew. She thought back to what she heard before she fell in, trying to change the subject she said"So there's a girl, is she pretty Does our family know her"She said curious and bombarding Cray with question. She beamed at him.
Cray watched as Leslie jumped into the water to save Mia, a couple of water droplets getting on his shoe. He wiped them off even though they were just a pair of his beat up sneakers. Helping pull Mia up, he stayed quiet. He didn't have anything to say at the moment. Leslie was going to ask Mia everything. After all, they were closer to each other. "Oh. I promise that I will never tell Mum about any of this that has happened." Cray crossed his heart, sitting on the ground. Cray rolled his eyes and chuckled lightly. ""Yeah. She's a girl. She is very pretty. No. I don't think that Mum and Father know her. She isn't my girlfriend, yet." Cray winked. "However, she will be my girlfriend soon and maybe once we get to know each other I will propose to her and we will live happily ever after like in those little romantic fairytales that everybody seems to love these days."
She glared at him, she snapped "Well I tell them about your secret girlfriend aww"She said, walking u to him, holding out her little pink finger"Pinkie promise you won't tell, or ill tell"She said daringly. She wrinkled her nose in disgust"Romantic fairy tales are so boring, I love books when people die"She said vicious, picking up leaves and throwing it at Cray's hair. He hated the dirt and she knew he'd complain. She splashed water on his face" Do you love her"She said quietly, sitting down again. She fiddled with her fingers. She didn't know what it was like to love someone in that way. Cray always had a girlfriend but always broke up with them. She read some of Madeline's book about love it was gross and always ended up with kissing. Eww, she thought.
Cray's eyes widened. "No! I mean, you can't possibly do that. They probably want me to get married to a princess and I don't know if this girl that I know is a princess or not." He shook his head with a shrug. Either way, Cray thought that she was the best girl in the whole entire world. Cray smiled, latching his pinky finger with Mia's. "I promise. You just have to promise me that you won't tell them about any of this and about me." He spoke. Cray's eyes widened again when his sister said that she loved books where people died. Even though her sister was ten, Cray had to admit that she was pretty different from all of the other kids in the village. As Mia splashed water in his face and picked up leaves and dirt as she placed them on his head, he was going to answer every single question that he asked. After all, it wasn't like he had anything to do. "Of course I do." Cray spoke, closing his eyes so he wouldn't get dirt in his eyes. "I love her a lot."
Mia smiled brightly, her baby blue eyes shining, she loved spending time with her siblings and now she had two of them hanging out with her "Well you'll get in more trouble if my secrect got out then me, so this promise is kinda saving you"She said, her face twisted into a beautiful smile. She pushed herself up and landed softly on Crays back"Do you like her more than me"She said anxiously, messing up his styled hair playfully, she hated how he always put it in that style. She put her arms around his neck in the setup of a piggyback "Run donkey run"She said laughing gently and kicking Cray's back softly. She knew that he would say he liked her more to keep her happy, she wasn't stupid. In fact all er teachers applauded and swore to the king that she was clever than every kid they have ever taught even Leslie and Cray so there. She read books that were too old for her due to having so much fee time.
Cray wondered if all of the questions were ever going to stop, and maybe they weren't. However, Cray wasn't going to do anything about it. He didn't feel like doing anything. He already had a lot to do back at the kingdom. He wanted to be free for a while before he had to go back home. "Of course I don't. I like you and Leslie and our big family a lot more, but I still love her a lot." He replied, brushing the dirt and leaves from his hair. Cray started slowly moving on all fours and stopped when Leslie said to. Then, she asked why she jumped into the water like that. Cray was very curious also to find out, so he stopped and let Mia off of his back.
Cray cursed under his breath when Mia fainted. His heart seemed like it was pounding in his chest. He had no idea what to do or who to get to help them. The first thing that came to his mind was his Mother or Father, but they would have a real talk afterwards. "Dang." Cray muttered, getting up off of the ground. "Nobody from the castle? Are you sure? What if I bring back a serial killer? Do you really want a serial killer to help Mia? What if he kills her? Well, if she isn't already dead." It seemed like Cray was worrying way too much. How was he ever going to run the kingdom one day when he worried all of the time?
Cray groaned as he walked back the way he came. How was he going to find somebody that could help Mia out? Nobody from the castle. He didn't know anybody in the village. Then, he saw a man. He kind of looked distressed. "Hey! Um, mind helping us? My sister is in great peril." He asked, grabbing the man's arm as he walked back to the stop. "I found a man!" He exclaimed, grinning idiotically.
Cray looked over at the man that he brought over. All he did was scratch his gray beard. "Are you a doctor?" He whispered, which led the man to nod. "He said that he is." Cray replied, nodding. He just found this man a few minutes ago and he didn't even bother to ask any questions about his personal life on the hike back up. Hopefully he wasn't lying.
Cray watched as the man walked over to Leslie and Mia. He wished that he could help. Cray felt pretty useless, but he was helping. He had found the man. Then, the man whispered something to Cray. "This man said that he is going to something that is beyond crazy, but it is going to possibly work." Cray explained. "He is going to put his two hands on her forehead, mutter a saying a couple of times, and she should be back alive. Kind of like a wizard's work." He said. Then, the man placed his wrinkly hands on Mia's forehead and muttered a saying, closing his faint gray eyes.
Cray bit his lower lip, watching the man walk back to where he was sitting a few minutes ago. Then, he looked up at Mia and then back down at his shoes. "You could say that. I didn't even know that he was a wizard, but I guess he was some sort of wizard doctor." He spoke, shrugging. It was kind of weird having a guy who did some sort of magic to get Mia to wake up again, but he was still glad that she was back up again. She wasn't dead. She was still alive and the best part was that their family never found out.
Cray sat down on the grass again, looking at Leslie and Mia. They were so close. Why couldn't he have a relationship with a sibling like that? "I know, but at least Mia is still alive and thank goodness that it worked." He spoke, nodding. Then, he held his head low in shame when Mia told him what she had said. "I know," He muttered, looking at a little yellow flower that was planted into the ground.
Cray nodded, fiddling with a piece of grass between his two pale fingers. "I know. I shouldn't have taken it so seriously. You guys tease me all of the time. I should have known." He said, looking back with a little smile on his face. "Thanks. And I know that if you get married to a guy who happens to be a King or something, you will be a great Queen, Leslie." He spoke. His sister was really mature and always there for him when he needed her.
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