A brief retelling of “Aida”

“Aida” (pronounced like eye-YEE-duh) originally began as an Italian opera from 1871. It was later adapted as a movie in 1953, starring Sophia Loren, in which the actors lip-synced opera recordings. Later, in 1998, the plot line was used as a musical in NYC, with music written by Elton John and Tim Rice. Setting &Continue reading “A brief retelling of “Aida””

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)

This story has become increasingly puzzling and complex, so I made up a recap by chapter and a timeline to avoid confusion. Recap Chapter 1: Alice meets a captivating boy at her work, inspiring her to explore the library’s secret attic where she discovers a chest full of deeply heartfelt, anonymous letters. Chapter 2: AliceContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 4)

Before we can move any further ahead, we need to back up… Alice was born in a castle, inherited by her great-great grandparents and passed on through generations. Her childhood was extremely sheltered, with overly protective parents who never granted her any freedom. She was homeschooled and never allowed to leave the house unless sheContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 4)”

Demons & Destiny ~ part 2

Part 1 PART 2: The man was not only a priest, but High Priest, and it was of a secret mystery cult. A few years before her eighteenth, Autumn embarked on a spirit quest — a coming-of-age that everyone within the religion went through sometime around age thirteen or fourteen. It is a time ofContinue reading “Demons & Destiny ~ part 2”

A Short Story ~ Demons & Destiny

I wrote some fiction, a little short story. It’s mainly based on some of the books I have been reading lately. Hope that others can possibly relate or find inspiration through it. Here it goes… Her name is Autumn, and this is reflected through the natural golden and reddish highlights in her hair. Just likeContinue reading “A Short Story ~ Demons & Destiny”