Lexi

Chapter 4: The Girl With the Floral Tattoo

Keep your enemies close.”

If you have not read the previous chapters of I Know Death, then you should start here.


Maya’s hands were wrapped. She was in the middle of a fight with a punching bag when Colin interrupted.

“Lydia wants to see you,” she said. “Within the hour.”

Her closed fist struck the bag one final time before she turned to face her partner. Maya had barely broken a sweat and still had a lot to do before she finished her morning set.

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Lexi

Chapter 2: Oblivion

You are walking a fragile line.

When Lexi woke up her face was pressed into the dirt.

With a soft groan she managed to roll herself onto her back. When she opened her eyes she was staring up at a bright blue sky.

That wasn’t right. It had been night. If she was seeing anything, it should have been stars.

“Oh, that’s right,” she said to herself. “I must be dead.”

Lexi was surprised with how calm she felt. She expected more panic? Or at least a deep sadness? She didn’t feel much of anything.

She looked around — there were no clouds in the sky — but most disconcerting of all was that there wasn’t a sun in the sky either. It was just blue. A blue that stretched for infinity.

“It’s just an illusion,” a small voice said.

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