• Birthday Night

    Aurora stared into the flames, wondering how other people felt on their eighteenth birthday. It was a day that would define the rest of their lives, but no one ever talked about it. She knew why. Talking about it would make the possibility of it happening more real. Being a magic user could be a death sentence, if the wrong person happened to hear of it. Parents dreaded the thought of losing their child, while her generation was worried they’d never fulfil their potential. They all had plans for their future, something she’d never been able to do. After spending several days poring over the family trees of everyone in…