Get Free Copy

100 free copies left

This novel is limited to 100 free copies due to its part in Inkitt’s Novel Contest.

0
Free copy left
You can read our best books
CaptainFluffybuns would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Friends

By CaptainFluffybuns

Other

Friends

I… I never intended for all this madness…

All I was doing was giving them a second chance at living…

And I didn't want to be alone…

I wanted friends.

I never expected them to be so violent and so vengeful…

I only made things worse.

I feel as if it's all my fault that all those innocent guards died…

If I hadn't done it, then they would have never killed them…

But… I don't have a clean slate either…

I too have killed.

I too feel the need for vengance…

I feel anger.

So much anger.

Anger that can only be soothed by the sound of the box's music…

Without it I become violent.

I remember when I was still a child…

But I was an unhappy child…

I would often cry…

I clearly remember my last moments…

I was standing in front of an older location…

And I was crying.

I heard a car.

A man stepped out, and asked me what was wrong.

I could tell something was not right about this man.

He scared me.

So I told him to go away and leave me alone.

He did not leave.

Instead, he stepped closer.

He grinned a grin that would scare off even the bravest of people.

He pulled out a shiny blood-stained knife…

I saw what he was doing, and I began to cry harder.

I shouted for help, but he covered my mouth with his hand.

And then he stabbed me.

Again and again he stabbed me…

Then he plunged that knife right through my heart, laughing with sadistic glee.

I fell to the ground, feeling my life slowly fade away.

And then the man left me for dead.

And so later my soul became this monstrosity…

My mask bears the markings of my tears…

And those tear marks are purple, just like the one who slaughtered me…

I have a wide, permenant smile that disguises my true feelings…

Anger… hatred… sadness.

So now here I lie curled up in my present box…

My only comfort being the other much smaller box of music.

It's the only thing that can make me calm now.

It seems as if a part of me is actually waiting for the music to stop.

Since without it my anger spikes, and I go on a rampage.

And during it, I always go after, and murder the night guard.

And killing them seems to somehow satisfy my rage…

And I feel bad for it.

If it's not me that gets them, then one of my "friends" does.

I too was a child once, just like them.

So young and innocent was I, just like them.

I had a name, just like them.

But I am no longer that child…

I am…

A puppet.

Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, CaptainFluffybuns
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

ArgyrisMetaxas: Thrilling story which builds layer ontop of layer. A few mis spellings every few chapters. What I found special was that it took a modern day problem and took it to its logical conclusion and plays this realism with gritting precision. I'm always on edge ready to shout from adrenaline. This is gr...

sujitha nair: What's so distinct about this story was that it could easily be real. Praveena can be your classmate, neighbor or that girl you saw at the coffee shop today. The important decisions she makes and the dilemmas she faces, remind us of our own twisted lives.

AnnaLucia: This fanfiction has an amazing plot. It's very different from the books, yet the author still managed to keep the personalities the characters had in the books. Your Alec and Magnus still are themselves, even though you created a different plot where Bane had to seduce Lightwood to get informati...

ank1983: I really enjoyed this story and I read through it quickly. I found it very entertaining and some of your scenes were very well written and descriptive. Every time a chapter ended I couldn't wait to start the next chapter. What girl hasn't fantasized over a cute teacher at school?! The story did...

aeonleeann: Love how the story flowed through and how mysterious she was until the end. Loved how she tries to stay away from others but seamed to get drawn into others ether thru friendship, thru bargains or oaths. Would love to read the next book when it comes out. For this story in my eyes has great promi...

dapharoah69: I gotta hand it to you. This was a great read from start to finish. I am a big fan of witches, thanks to Anne Rice. The characters really reeled me in from the very first few chapters. You make reading fun.

Sandra Leigh: Sadly, the book left me wanting more. There are only 5 chapters and I want more! It is easily as good as The White Queen and The Other Boleyn Girl. I cannot wait for this one to be finished.

littlebite22: This made me think. About the world around me, about what I think of others. We rarely get to see or hear what others think, and this is such a great example of not judging a book by its cover. Also very well written.

Jacklyn Reynolds: As a mother of an Autistic child, I know how hard it can be. I love how beautiful you made everything. That's all I can say. I need to grab a tissue.

More Recommendations

ryder: This is an excellent read. From beginning to end the author showed his creative and imaginative writing skills. Twists and turns, surprises, humor, and sorrow: This book has it all. I strongly recommend this book, and I am already recommending it to my friends.

Animeviewer: It is one of the best stories I've ever read. This story will have you riding a roller coaster of emotions and nearly dying to know what happens next.You will get very attached to the characters and in my case I relate well with some of their very traumatic or emotional experiences, Just Juliet f...

RedX9: I would love it if you would show how she is the bottom of the class. A paragraph alone isn't enough to show this.If she was such a screw up, how did she pass and graduate from the class. Are her teachers this lax that they would allow a screw up to graduate?I didn't understand the schooling syst...

farziex3: I think this novel is perfect because it had erotic, romance, and towards the end was a twist so I was just on the edge of my seat reading this book. It was honestly really amazing. I haven't found a book I actually liked to read for almost 2-3 years and this was a great book to start off. Makes ...

dd1226: I love reading about other countries and I think this story about Cambodia after Polpot creates awareness of the tragedy that happened there and the actions of the U.N. to hold elections. The heroine of the story is easy to relate to, a modern, middleaged woman looking for an adventure, wanting t...

This story wasn't for you ?
Look at our most viral stories!
King's Lament

FreakyPoet: "you made me laugh, made me cry, both are hard to do. I spent most of the night reading your story, captivated. This is why you get full stars from me. Thanks for the great story!"

The Cyneweard

Sara Joy Bailey: "Full of depth and life. The plot was thrilling. The author's style flows naturally and the reader can easily slip into the pages of the story. Very well done."

This story wasn't for you ?
Look at our most viral story!
Spectra - Preview

Ro-Ange Olson: "Loved it and couldn't put it down. I really hope there is a sequel. Well written and the plot really moves forward."