It was almost love at first sight. The moment Booker comes crashing through the roof of Elizabeth’s tower and lands sprawled at Elizabeth’s feet… Elizabeth’s reaction was priceless. Holding a copy of Homer’s Odyssey, she screams loud enough to wake the dead, then begins hurling books at you… at that moment I was almost in love with her. But then, as the two escape the tower… the way she only has strength to open the library door enough for her to slip through, the way she runs, staggers, and falls as the tower is ripped to shreds, the way she cowers in a corner as Songbird sticks his head inside, the way she flails wildly reaching for your hand as the two of you fall from the sky… I was almost in love.
But it wasn’t until the beach at Battleship Bay that I truly fell in love. After asking the beachgoers if they’d seen a young girl, being given varying useless responses, and then moving through a building to come through the other side, I saw her. At first, a Continue reading “WIP – Elizabeth”