When stars broke through the sky’s tapestry, Clara unfurled her wings and with a few powerful flaps was airborne. There was something about breaking free from the grasp of the earth that never failed to elicit a rush. It’s better than hugging the road while taking a sharp turn.
She hugged the treeline as much as possible to avoid detection. All the while she kept her eyes on the glow of the city out ahead, which appeared to be an hour away by car. I’m lucky that I ended up in such a remote location.
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