Story: Paradox’s Despair – Chapter 9


why didn’t you give into the temptation?

Lilly kissed her brother on his cheek. “We are going to move tomorrow Dox. We’ll have guards to watch you every day and make sure you do not hurt yourself. Of course Mom will be there, I think she’d be around you more than any guards.”Paradox slowly rolled over and looked up at her. “Lilly, why didn’t you give into the temptation?”

She blinked at him. “What are you talking about Dox?”

He shrugged as he looked up at the ceiling. “Nothing.”

Lilly was still tired as she stared at him, she then shook her head. “What do you think?”

“I think you should leave me here.” He closed his eyes as he rolled back over to sleep.

“I’m not going to leave you here.” Lilly yawned. “You’re moving to Canterlot with us. Whether you like it or not.”

Paradox pretended he was asleep but was staring at the wall. His ears twitched as he listened to his sister go to her room for the night. He slowly sat up, looked around the room and stretched out his wing and started to pet it slowly. “I would have given in…” He then plucked one of his feathers out; made a face from the pain as he lay back down while staring at his feather.

I would have given in…


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