Special Protection

All Rights Reserved ©

Chapter 36

Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays!!! I hope y’all enjoy your present!! -Mel <3


Lilith’s POV

It started off ever so slowly. It was pure euphoria when I felt the tingles in the tips of my fingers and the whirl of warmth in the depths of my stomach. I felt oddly at home at the same time that I wanted it to stop.

Ben gave me the power I needed to realize that this was bigger than me. This was the start of something bigger than a singular life itself. This was the birth of a new era on a different planet.

With not much time left, I cooped myself up in my room with a pair of special sunglasses and focused on the buzzing energy in my body begging to be released. Ben would occasionally pop his head in and ask if I need anything, but my answer would always be the same.

You see, when I first started, I questioned myself, “How does one simply make a world?” Then I realized that it’s not as hard as I’m making it out to be. I gathered as much research as I could from my mother’s study, but none was on me. They must’ve never tested on me.

“Hey, how’re you holding up in here?” Dakota suddenly entered my room. I tried to pay attention to her, but I was attempting to make miniature worlds. It was sort of working.

“I’m holding onto the smallest bit of sanity I have left,” I told her, bringing my hands upwards and clasping them together. Then I carefully opened them at snail speed. At the center of my hands floated a ball no bigger than the size of a marble. It was pure light, illuminating the dark and grungy room.

“Woah,” she breathed behind me, staring into the light with her bare eyes.

“Don’t look into it,” I hissed, forcing my hands to snap closed. I was protecting her eyes from the mesmerizing light. She snapped out of her trance and blinked furiously.

“Sorry,” she apologized softly, backing up. I shook my head at her.

“It’s fine. You just can’t look into it. It’ll blind you. It’s almost as bright as a sliver of the sun. You’ll need a special type of sunglasses,” I informed her. She nodded and accepted the glasses on the desk beside me.

“Now watch,” I whispered ever so lightly.

I once again brought my hands up in a clasp and slowly opened them. The ball started off the size of an atom and eventually grew to the size of an apple. I created an outer layer of green covering with minuscule trees. I pinched my right index finger along with my thumb and spiked it up suddenly. That caused a small spike to appear. I brought my left hand in a bit, and a huge ocean formed. Then I brought my right hand up and swirled it while whiteness started floating from the layers of oxygen around it.

When I finally set it down, a world sat before us.
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.