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« Reply #4230 on: August 13, 2018, 10:54:49 AM »

"You are! How the fuck do you expect us to still be friends when you tried to kill me!" Chris shouted back, his fists clenching.
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« Reply #4231 on: August 13, 2018, 11:00:06 AM »

Cole's jaw dropped, and for a second, he didn't know what to say. But he quickly found the words he was looking for: "What in the actual fuck are you talking about?!"
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« Reply #4232 on: August 13, 2018, 11:09:51 AM »

"Fuck. You." Chris said in a low voice and shoved him back before he stalked outside.
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« Reply #4233 on: August 13, 2018, 11:15:44 AM »

"Fuck me? No, fuck you, Chris," Cole snapped, shoving the other boy back once he'd gotten outside.

Alec looked over at Cato, then to the witches, then back to the others. These witches were definitely not like Mariana and Sarah, and they made him very uneasy.
"I hope we're going to leave soon," he said, and then what sounded like an argument caught his attention.
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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« Reply #4234 on: August 13, 2018, 11:34:32 AM »

Chris saw red, and in another split second he was tackling Cole to the ground and aimed a punch at him.
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« Reply #4235 on: August 13, 2018, 11:43:25 AM »

Cole was hitting back before he really realized it; and he barely felt the blood streaming down his face.

Sunny turned to Ferris, her hands going to cover her mouth. "Can you make them calm down?"
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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« Reply #4236 on: August 13, 2018, 12:12:10 PM »

Chris kept throwing punches even when he got hit, just fueled by blind rage.

"I- I don't know!" Ferris said, slightly panicked. He closed his eyes to try and block out Chris and Cole's anger and try to channel calming emotions toward them.
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« Reply #4237 on: August 13, 2018, 12:33:50 PM »

Alec, standing close enough to have heard the conversation, gave Ferris a boost. Hopefully it would help. After the attack on his village, and seeing so much violence and death, he didn't particularly want to see anyone else kill each other.

Cole managed to get up, and he pinned Chris under him. Right before he was about to start raining punches, he felt a sense of...stillness, almost, come over him. But he didn't lower his fist. Not yet.

Sunny reached out and grabbed an arm - whose, exactly, she wasn't sure - to keep herself there. She couldn't stand to see Cole hurt the boy she loved, but she knew that if she didn't stay right where she was, they'd turn on her, too. And she had a feeling that if Chris decided to beat her to death right then, it wouldn't be a "werewolf stuff" accident.
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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« Reply #4238 on: August 13, 2018, 12:41:41 PM »

Chris was going to punch him again, but then he felt a sudden stillness and he felt someone grab his arm but he didn't react.

Ferris opened one eye and slowly drew his powers back, taking a few deep breaths.

Clemence looked between them all, then slowly came over and gently touched Cole's arm so he'd let Chris up.
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« Reply #4239 on: August 13, 2018, 01:12:40 PM »

Feeling flooded into Cole all at once. What was he doing? How had he gotten so wrapped up in his anger that he'd started beating Chris? He scrambled off the other boy and away from Clemence. He shouldn't have lost control like that. And he definitely shouldn't let Clemence near him when he was like this.

Sunny squeezed her eyes shut and cling tighter to the arm. Please, she thought, again trying to pray to whatever deity might be listening, they can't tear our group apart like this, please...

At some point, Andrew had reached for the gun again, but now he re-holstered it.
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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« Reply #4240 on: August 13, 2018, 01:57:45 PM »

"Cole, let me...just let me make sure you're okay," Clemence said softly, following him for a step or two.

Chris could hear some voice in his head and he squeezed his eyes shut, then realized it was Sunny holding his arm. He stared at her, his heart stuttering for half a second before he wrenched his arm away from her and touched the blood lightly on his face. He spat some out onto the floor and stepped away from the group, before turning and bolting out the door.

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« Reply #4241 on: August 13, 2018, 02:05:12 PM »

"No, no," Cole said as he continued to back away. "No, you need to get away!"

Sunny had opened her eyes in time to see Chris pull away from her and run out the door. Her hands fell limply to the floor, and she stared in the direction he'd gone. Did he really think she'd tried to kill him? That any of them had?
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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« Reply #4242 on: August 13, 2018, 02:28:51 PM »

"Hey, hey, Cole it's okay," Clemence said gently to him.

Ferris stared at the blood on the floor, then looked up at Sunny with a bewildered expression.
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« Reply #4243 on: August 13, 2018, 03:19:14 PM »

Cole found that he'd backed against the table, and he squeezed his eyes shut. He didn't want to hurt her. He wasn't going to let himself.

Sunny looked just as shocked and confused as Ferris. "What do we do now?" she said, pushing herself to her feet.
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i think we're haunted
i can hear the echoes of the past
thought i could forgive you
but it's funny how long this pain can last

i think we're haunted
and i would give anything to forget
and give you what you've wanted
so i can stop living in regret

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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4244 on: August 13, 2018, 03:21:48 PM »

Clemence gently touched his arms first, then reached up and tentatively brushed her fingertips against his cheek and jaw. "You're bleeding," she said softly, her expression filled with concern.

"I...I don't know. He - there's no other cars besides ours, I don't know where he would have gone," Ferris said.
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