#S-6 YA Science Fiction : AWAKENING
Kate’s about to discover she has a gift. With a touch, she’ll read your emotions. Know your thoughts. Download your memories. She’ll learn to hi-jack your mind. Kate’s about to discover what killed her sister.
I stalled at the edge of the creek. Transfixed by Claire’s hair. The long strands fanned out in wisps and rode the surface of the water. She floated about ten feet out, her foot caught on a large log, the slight current rocking her body.
My brain couldn’t translate and I wasted precious seconds on the rocky bank wondering why my sister would go swimming with her clothes on in the middle of December.
When clarity struck, it hit with the force of an unexpected punch, shattering my lungs, hurling my breath to the other side of the muddy ravine.
“Claire!” I stumbled down the embankment, sloshed through the murky water, and fell to my knees by her shoulder. The icy water soaked me up to my waist, weighting down the ends of my hair. A tangled mane plastered her face. I brushed it away.
Wished I hadn’t.