The paper was neatly folded on her nightstand.
Everly Atlas was getting ready for another day in the place that was sucking her soul away; the place she used to call home. It’s funny how something you love so much can turn around like that in a day, or in a moment.
Her brother Aldo had been trying to get her back into his office, but he was so far unsuccessful. She had such fond memories of that place, but it was now tainted by that memory that changed everything. That paper on her nightstand.
On her way to the Pillars Library she didn’t stop at the murmurs, she just kept walking until she met the familiar face of Adnis, the temporary librarian. Everly looked at her vacant gaze and wondered why they never got a constant one, why the biggest Library at the college wasn’t deserving of someone who cared about the books. After all, it was full of treasures and secrets, and were it to perish, the world would have lost the foremost collection on Secret Sciences.
Not that the world knew it existed...