Welcoming Caroline, Part 1- Meet the Girls

I’m going to do a “series” about meeting Caroline. Don’t worry, I will still post Operation: Escape. I also have Roanoke, Season 2 planned. It’s going to be called EverAfter. To put it simply, one of the girls falls into a deep sleep and the other needs to save her. But, anyway, here is Welcoming Caroline:

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Was this it? It had the marking on the doorway, just like she said. I knocked on the door.

“Come in!” Someone said.

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The girls were all deep in conversation. Two were talking about a horse (that was knocking at the window),

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Two were staring at me like I was an alien,

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And two were having what looked like a book club. I spotted a book in their hands, so I knew (assumed) that was what they were talking about.

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Oh, and there was a little girl in a cardboard box screaming for a glass of water.

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One of the girls got up to talk to her, while the other one came up to me.

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“Hi! You’re Caroline, right? I’m Saige. You can call me Saige,” she said.

“Yes, I’m Caroline, Miss… Saige.” I was so used to having to call everyone “Miss.” It was nice to call someone by their first name again.

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Saige motioned to the girl in the cardboard box house.

“That’s Isabelle. She’s a bit dramatic. She’s only seven, so she should be in bed by now.”

“I HEAR YOU!” Isabelle screamed.

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“This is McKenna. Kenna, this is Caroline.”

“Hello!” McKenna said cheerfully.

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“That’s Kaitlyn and Felicity, the bookworms.”

“Oh, uh, hey,” they said, realizing they were being spoken about.

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“And those girls are Lily and Natalie.”

“Hey girl!” Lily said.

“I’m Natalie,” Natalie said, a bit more shy.

“I’m sorry, our house is quite a mess,” Saige confessed. “But we have your-our- room nice and clean. I know! I’m so excited! We get to share a room.”

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She started climbing up and I followed her.

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We fell onto the cramped bed, laughing.

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“Our room is the best,” she said. “Because we get the TV!”

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I saw a poster on the wall. “Hey, you’re my sister in that play thing, right?” I asked.

“Yup.” she said. No wonder she gets to share a room with me.

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Next two the bed were to name plates, one reading “Saige Minta” and the other “Carolina Maria.” I fingered it and smiled.

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As we crawled into bed, I knew I was going to be fine here.

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-Josie

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    1. As soon as I finish grading them all, sometime this week. They’re in my old email address, but I have 2 (three if AJ posted hers) already.

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