In_Bloom would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Innocent Little Bird

By In_Bloom All Rights Reserved ©

Thriller / Mystery

Chapter 1

I felt hatred seep into my actions, giving me energy to keep going. It was giving me the burst of adrenaline to continue on with my task, even though I knew it was wrong. So very, very wrong.

But what did it matter? No one would ever suspect me anyway. After all, I was the sweet seventeen year old girl who never did anything wrong. The innocent little bird, as my parents liked to call me. Everyone thought I was the happy girl with a bubbly personality who loved life.

But they couldn't be further from the truth.

They would never have guessed that the girl with the sweet and innocent looking exterior was wearing a mask. I was fooling everyone, and it amused me greatly. Never in a million years would they have guessed that inside I had feelings of hatred and disgust towards people. Never would they have guessed that I had dark, ugly feelings swirling inside me, sometimes so intense I could barely hold it in and I just wanted to scream.

But sometimes it got to be too much, and screaming wouldn't help whatsoever. That's what led me to doing things like this. Of course I'd feel a little guilty afterwards, and that just made me feel even more messed up. But when I was in the moment, and my anger and hatred all came bubbling to the surface, I couldn't stop. I had to keep going and put all my energy into doing this unforgivable task. But it's what I needed to do to keep from exploding, to keep from giving away my deep, dark secret.

When I had used up all my energy, and all the darkness inside of me subsided for a little bit, I would stand back and look down at the bloody body on the ground in front of me. For a fleeting moment I would feel sick to my stomach and scared, knowing what I was capable of. But the feeling only lasted for a second and before long I could feel the darkness swirling around in my soul, trying to rear it's ugly head to get another breath of life. But I couldn't let it take over yet. When the time was right I would go out searching for another victim, but not just yet.

I contemplated whether to bury the body or to keep it slightly visible. I figured the latter would make things more interesting, so I grabbed the body and pulled it into a ditch, lightly covering it with dirt. That's all human beings were; dirt. We were selfish creatures who had turned the world into an ugly place. I was just helping rid the world of these despicable beings, trying to make the world a better place. I knew my time would come, but that wouldn't be for a while.

I dusted myself off and wiped the blade of the knife in a patch of dying grass, then wrapped it neatly in a piece of cloth. I then started on my walk home. No one would ever suspect a thing, no one would suspect a sweet girl had just murdered an innocent bystander. The thought made me smile. How naive people these days were, searching for world wide known criminals when the real criminal was in their own home town. Oh, if only they knew that that the sweet girl who lived next door was a murderer. I laughed, imagining their reactions, their mouths dropping in shock, their eyes showing fear and mistrust. But they would never know, no one would ever suspect.

I would go home and act normal, like I had only gone out for a walk. Then, when the news came around that a person had been murdered close to where we live, I would act shocked. I would start crying, and my mother would come and hug me, realising that her daughter was out the same night of the murder, and she would be sick with fear that it could have been her daughter in the ground right now.

But no, they would never suspect.


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

Catherine Edward: I enjoyed reading this story very much. Thanks for sharing it here. It was well written with good descriptions.Rachel travels to the Black Forest Island for an archeological dig and soon finds her team mates missing. When all the puzzle pieces fall into place it was something they weren't prepare...

makaylarussell9: It sounds exactly like ghost whisper

Pkj lover : It is one of the amazing book i came across this platform.Firstly i think about the male character is funny..Full of Humour.. But along with the development of the book got to know about his different shades.Sofia is some adorable... Her past and the present incident make me sad and depressed.. B...

Jake Paul Paul: You guys are like how did xxxtentacion died he died becuse he was at motorcycle dealer and two guy came in to check if hey was there and he was there then he know that somthing was worng so he got in he"s bmw i8 then in other car team and stop it from coming out of the dealership then they shot h...

Deleted User: I loved this story so much The characters haden, kat, aaron,gina,Ronald this a family all about love regardless of the money they were rich family and love I just love this book congrats

Kimberly Mills: Great book. Liked the characters and plot. Very enjoyable

1Mag 1Hit: The story is awsome i just got teased at some points with grammer or spelling mistakes but overall is pretty good

happypuput: Whoa.. Your story is so fantastic. Can't stop myself reading it until there's nothing left. I wish there would be a sequel to this or not? Nevertheless, your story gives me a mixed feeling. I love it, yet I'm so desperate.

Amy Reddyy: Omg I love it need the next book now I'm addicted

More Recommendations

dechensonam48: Can this story get any better!!! I really love this book and all the twists and turns in this story and I really ship izzy and Jason and I hope there will be more chapters to it

Mavrick I: Yes really good papa blessed this book. kept me entertained and slightly a roused I recommend to anyone and everyone

WriterReader7: I love this. This is so good! Instead of wondering what is happening next, I am wondering, "Why the hell isn't this a book yet? And why isn't this author hella famous?!"Good book. I can't get enough of it!!!

Rhiannon Clarke: Oh my gosh this book was so amazing! Their love was realistic the plot was enjoyable and just the way the book flowed was magnificent! The anticipation was real ladies and gents I gotta tell ya.

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.