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The Victim

By lailacollins All Rights Reserved ©

Mystery / Drama

Blood is thicker than water

Lourdes’s deepest fear was slowly coming to pass. As she packed her clothes prepared to face the world alone after being cast out of her best friend Anja’s life, she felt as if she had no desire to live, but no wish to die either. Let me take you back a little….

The old adage: blood is thicker than water, must have been devised by a rather deep and thoughtful person. I mean looking at it literally; blood is a bodily fluid that is made up of a group of dedicated cells each with a unique function, whereas water is just a universal solvent. By definition alone, it affirms that blood is in fact thicker than water. However, sometimes life pulls a fast one on us by utilising the most vulnerable human side called emotion. To date, human emotion remains one of the most complex and eloquent entities of a human that science cannot explain. In the right amount, under the right circumstances, emotions can lead someone to do practically anything, exacerbating insanity; from proposals of marriage, from fighting to murders.

It is the same emotion that sometimes leads us to believe that some friends are more loyal than family. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not against that, but when it comes to loyalty and bonds, family ties supersede all others. Below is a story of two such friends who took this a little too far by letting emotions get the better of them only for reality to catch up with them as it always does.

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