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Gia stopped next to the boy. "I'm guessing you found them but they had other plans?" She laughed a humorless laugh. She looked toward the house the two disappeared into. "They seem to be too comfortable around each other to worry about anyone else." She turned to the boy and extended her hand. "Name's Gia."
Serce nods, walking outside and raising a hand to shield her eyes from the rain as she walks toward her house. She kept glancing about to make sure no one was following her, pausing for a while before slipping inside her house, digging around for flashlights or really anything she thought could be useful before going to the store and smashing in a window to get inside, hoping no one heard the glass shattering.
He saw the orchard in the distance and knew immediately that his idea was going to somewhat work. The trees were there, and they were laden with apples, but they may not be enough.
"Nice to meet you," Cole said, "my name's Cole."
"Well Cole, seeing as the other two are too wrapped up in their own world, how about you and I go exploring this world and figure out what happened. Along the way, I might find my brothers." Gia mumbled the last part.
"Well, taking from what I've gathered," Cole explained, "It seems like it's been a while since this happened," Cole said. "It seems that we've been asleep for a while. Maybe more than a while."
"So there's a strong possibility that my brothers are long dead? God, I'm a horrible sister." She shook her head as a lone tear slid down her cheek.
Cole sensed her sadness, "hey it wasn't your fault. It wasn't any of our faults that we stumbled onto this thing or whatever is happening..." Cole paused, "Let's go look for clues to what happened."
Gia nodded. "Alright, let's go. What was your life like ... you know .. before this?" She hated small talk but she hated awkward silence more.
Cole sighed, "well I had a nice life. Nice parents, awesome friends that had my back. I liked to act and write. I won the english award. Out of all the kids in my grade I won the award....." Cole smiled bittersweetly, "I still find that funny because I'm a slacker."
"I could never be a slacker. I had ..." she paused. "I had two boys to take care of. I slacked off before and it cost me major time. I never forgave myself and I don't think my brothers did either." She tilted her head to the sky. 'I'm sorry'. She thought to the sky and hopefully her baby brother.
Serce frowns slightly at the lack of rotted food, wrinkling her nose and putting what she could into bags, one full almost entirely with just bottles of water. "It could be a lot worse... There could be mothing..."
"Where did the others go off to by the way?" Cole asked as he explored the street.
"Last time I saw them, they went into what I assume is the one boy's old house. I really don't know, they just seemed so wrapped up into each other to care about either of us." Gia responded.
"Well, let's tell them that they shouldn't get too riled up." Cole went into the urbain jungle and looked at the buildings. He turned back and said, "so should we wait or go and explore?"
Gia shrugged her shoulders. "Why wait? If we're the only four alive, we should explore."
"Okay let's go, but first we should tell them that we're going off to explore." Cole shouted, "hey! we're going to explore the city! We'll be back!." Cole walked away.
((Sorry. I can't post when I'm not in school. I'll post in a bit.))
Vic approached the trees and picked what he could. Some of them were not quite ripe, but he picked them anyways. He had a sudden vision of planting rows of apple seeds, leading to his laughing despite himself. He was managing to not dwell on Heather, and that was his goal at the moment.
Serce starts back toward the house, singing softly to herself. She had to avoid really thinking, shying away from past memories that she used to cherish and that now only caused her more pain. It was her fault... No, it wasn't. You couldn't have prevented it. Stop blaming yourself.