Written by Audrey Francis-Plante
Photo Art by Plaidbowties
DEAN & LILY
“Welcome to your first Stage,” a tall woman with long, purple hair tells Sierra and me as we climb over the fence. “I’m Malone.”
I look behind her, at the people circling the lake, making wild music with trash cans and cooking ware. I spot Dean in a second—all in black except for his blue hair. He’s drumming a beat on a tire rim. He looks up as if sensing my gaze. I look away.
“Is this everyone?” I ask. “The whole Troupe?”
I make a quick count: ten people, including Malone. “No,” she says. “Only last year’s initiates.”
Two boys climb over the fence and join us, panting. “Hey, guys,” one says. His gaze falls on me. “Lily Punch.” Continue reading “Dean & Lily – Episode 7”