Chapter 1

Anger. Confusion. Sadness. Injustice.


These emotions swirl inside of me, threatening to choke me. I had a good life before all of this mess. In fact, compared to the present, it was heaven! I lived peacefully in Arrendale all my life, foolishly thinking that everything was all right. Until now. And as of this moment, my life sucks. A lot. Why? Oh! Because I have been banished forever into the forest never to return. And left to die. So yeah. And all because of my “abnormality”.

I have a condition. A “sickness”, or so they say. I can make people see things that aren’t real with my mind (That’s called an illusion)! Yippee! Now, I’ll die because of my “imperfection”. Sorry for the sarcasm. It’s been a long day.

By the way, my name is Kendo. Kendo Stargazer. Cool last name, huh? I’m 14. I had a mom and dad until my dad died in the army and my mom died of a rare sickness. I had been living in the streets until the Peacekeepers picked me up and through me out because I was a danger to the city and blah blah blah. Whatever. I think they were scared of my power. That gives me a br