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Saturday

New Book

Hello everyone! Today, I have an exciting post for you all! I've started to write a book and I'm going to share with you Chapter One/Two! Here it is:

Chapter 1- Stranded on a Raft
“Don’t you dare touch the water” The voice of my father rang through my head as I slept. I woke up to the sound of the seagulls crying. I sat up and looked around me. Water, water everywhere.

                Then, I remembered I was stranded on a raft in the middle of the ocean. Not daring to step foot (or tail in my case) in the water.
            How silly of me, I forgot to introduce myself. My name is Piper Melander and I am a mermaid.

Chapter 2- The Human Encounter
You must be wondering, how the fisherman did I get on this raft? I’m getting to that so stay put. My father, the king of the mermaids, is a kind man, right? NOT! I mean seriously who puts their own daughter on a raft in the middle of the ocean?
The “horrible thing” that I did actually isn’t so horrible. One day, I was sitting on my rock combing my hair with a sea shell, when all of a sudden, I see this beautiful creature. The creature is tall, has blond hair, but no tail? He has these two things called legs, which I’ve never seen before, only in the stories.

I swim over to him and ask him what’s wrong. He stares at me and then I remember, no talking to the “humans” (apparently those are the creatures with legs). The human doesn’t seem so mean so I stay, waiting for an answer, which was the wrong thing to do. Then, the weirdest and scariest thing happens. The human pulls out a small device, points it at me and then I hear a CLICK and a flash. I freak out and scream, and the human drops the device and runs. I pick it up and swim down back to Merlandia, my home.
 I swim home quickly to my palace and open the gates of my father’s room. “Father, father, you’ll never guess what I saw.” I tell him.
“What is it my dear?” he replies
“I saw a human! A tall one and he dropped this!” I show my father the small device. My father stares wide-eyed at the device and then calls in our best scientist to examine it. The scientist says it’s a dangerous device called a camera. I gasp and tell my father what the human did with the camera.
“You came up close with a human!” my father bellowed. “You know that is breaking the law”
“I know Father, but I only asked him what was wrong!” I said gently.
“YOU TALKED TO HIM!” my father shouted. “Arrest her!”
“Father, what are you doing? Father, I’m your daughter, Piper! FATHER!” I shouted as the guards carried me through the door.
I knew I was never Father’s favorite. He adored my brother Walter. After Walter died in a boat accident, Father was never the same again. He had a short temper and didn’t care for anyone. It wouldn’t matter to him if I was gone. I’m just Piper, just Piper.

So? How do you like it? Do you want more? Put it in the comments below. 30 Day coming later today!

Thanks for reading,
Noor 



1 comment:

  1. I absolutely loved it, Noor!!!! :D You should publish it, somehow! It was so great! I can't wait until you post more of the story! :) :) :) Can't wait for the 30 day challenge post! Yippee! Yay! :D :D

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