Me: glances up from the swirling Aether. Slowly rises, eyeing K.
Miss K: steps out of the way, providing a larger space between she and Bella.
Me: Pulls Bella softly, yet quickly behind the sofa. Plucks off white gloves to reveal numerous burns. I wasn't born in Ember City. examines hands, I never had the heat-resistant pluck of the Emberlins. freezes, before continuing. I was alone in the land of fire.... Without a sound, without a voice, without a cry, without a choice. For as long as I can remember, my life has been wrapped around the fingers of others. shakes head vigorously, white hair flying out of messy ponytail. It's dehumanizing, Bella! The noise, the whips, the FIRE! I was trapped in a strange land, filled with a hateful people... wipes face. Until one day. I met one of them in Aethasia.