Age of Red (Book 1)

All Rights Reserved ©

Escape

In the beginning there was only darkness. I didn't see or hear anyone. Didn't know where I was or how I would get out. The only reason I was there was because I wanted to save them. Wanted to get them out, to free them. This darkness was the price apparently. There was always one. I walked for hours it seemed, days even. I felt like I was walking in a circle, the darkness was never ending. When will it be over? When will I be free?

I asked those questions everyday thinking the answer will come any minute. Slowly the hope started draining from me. Until I could no longer stand or walk, even think of a way out. All around me was black, all I could see was black. Then one day light, real actual light filled my eyes. Making me squint to actually see it. I got up and walked toward it, my knees were wobbly from sitting for so long. I stopped when I was right in front of it. I took one more step and I was in the light. I was the light for a moment. Then immediately my head hurt, like I'd been stung. I fell to the floor. Then more darkness.

Continue Reading Next Chapter

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.