Samantha

    All her life Samantha has been told to never go beyond the yellow line in the forest. “Unconceivable horrors lie beyond,” her father would warn her as a child. “Others have ventured further against our laws, and none have returned. And those who have been caught trying to leave have wound up nourishing the ground you now walk on.” She’s spent her whole life looking over the line, questioning, wondering. Yearning. Her curiosity would always be met with swift hostility, so she started keeping her questions to herself, her thirst for knowledge ever-growing. Until tonight.

  • Faye

    Faye grew up in a cold and strict household where love was just something she saw on TV. She never felt a parent’s warmth, never held her mom crying when a boy broke up with her, never got a pep…

  • Audrey

    Audrey’s sick of this disgusting coffee. She’s been coming to this coffee shop for a week now and sitting for an hour at a time on the sidewalk drinking the most horrible coffee she’s ever tasted. The owner’s now excited…

  • Brooke

    With one hour left to cotillion, Brooke’s shivering uncontrollably. She keeps telling herself to calm down before she has a panic attack, but that’s only making it worse. The incessant stares from the other girls certainly aren’t helping. “The nerve,”…

  • Delilah

    Delilah’s spending Halloween on her own again, and she couldn’t be happier. She’s made it a tradition over the past few years to enjoy the holiday with some R&R, all by herself. Despite that, she still likes to dress up…

  • Madeleine

    Madeleine is furious. She comes from a rich family with a long history of real estate development “and snobbery.” She’s never liked her family and has never felt like she belonged among them. For most of her life she’s secretly…