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Innocence

By Liezl Bustillos All Rights Reserved ©

Romance / Thriller

Blurb

A mysterious girl wakes up from a coma and later learns she has an amnesia. She was later baptized with the name Sam. She is seeing and hearing horrific things she cannot explain. Dr. Khali, her psychiatrist, believes those are her memories. Because of this, Sam thinks she may have something to do with the fate of her real family, and so decided to run away from her past. With the Mizuki's, the father and son of who adopted her, she starts a new journey. However, with the untimely death of Akito Mizuki, she realizes her past is haunting her. She meets Tasuki Takahara, a young Yakuza leader, who opens her eyes to the underworld. He pulls her to a bet that she will fall for him. But, Sam is in-love with Charles Ethelstan, the man who makes her forget about her past. With further complications, Akira Mizuki, the only family she has, sees her as a woman.

Prologue

It was a dark cold evening. There was something sinister in the air-- it was uncomfortably warm. I saw a girl walking barefooted. She had bruises and scratches. Her long black hair was swinging as she moved. She was wearing a white dress, blood stains glistened like fire raging in snow. She was panting, breathlessly and helplessly running away from something. Ignoring the darkness embracing her, she kept walking as fast as she possibly could with no direction in mind. She couldn’t think. She couldn’t speak. She couldn’t cry. All she knew was run away. She must not stay.

She looks to be around 5 or 7 years old, I thought.

She cocked her head to her left and saw a metal rail.

Who is this girl? What is she doing in this place at this time? Why is she covered in blood?

She climbed the rail to her feet, grabbing the metal just beside her and looked down to somewhat like a thousand-of-feet. She was standing on the safety rail of a bridge, and seemed like she was trying to leap. She gritted her teeth and the blood from somewhere on her head dripped. As she closed her eyes, the gory scenes of incineration caught up to me. The eerily poignant prospect was gruesome and I wondered why I see all of these. So I closed my eyes asking myself if I’m dreaming again.

“Father…” she muttered.

My skin began to crawl and blinked my eyes open in an instant. To my horror, my sight laid into nothingness. I struggled to find my balance as the coward in me surfaced when I realized it was me who was standing from where the girl was. I tried to back down, squalling, sweeping my arms for anything to grab on but then I slipped throwing myself into the depths of hell.

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