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My Last Dream By Sean Smith
Laree Captison lay silently in her bed. Her thoughts rolled peacefully through her mind as she slept.
Quietly at first, the alarm buzzed, beckoning her from her sleep. She moaned softly, splaying out her arm and swatting at the alarm. As she feared, she had waited too long. The lights all shot on, throwing out their blinding light.
“NO!” she whispered. “Lights off!” They all shut down. She’d forgotten the back up, of course, for days like this. The window switched to transparent mode, letting in a stream of bright sunlight. She sat up irritably and glanced at the doorway.
Her mother Kistra stood there with her arms crossed. She wore her usual purple and green jumpsuit with a yellow collar. “Now, young lady. It’s time for you to get up,” she said.
Laree sighed. “Yes, mother.” She swung her legs over the edge of the bed and waited for her mother to leave and the door to shut. Once they had, she got up and changed into a green dress. She stood before the mirror, tying her long brown hair back. She hated wearing her hair that way, but that’s how mother wanted it. Didn’t leave her much choice ……….
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