Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.”

~George Eliot


Ditch the Whole Scene

(Note: Hey there! This is a story that was written by a friend and I just absolutely adored it! So, I wanted to share it. All credit goes out to Roe Gibson. Hope you like it! –Shanzida 🙂 )

Ditch the Whole Scene

By Roe Gibson

Eponine thunks her head against the window of Cosette’s car. How did she end up here, in this too-clean, too-new, “papa-insisted-on-paying-for-all-of-it”, cutie-mobile? Rain pitter-patters against the car, and the blonde hops into driver’s seat next to Eponine with a bright smile.

“Sorry about that!” she chirps, still grinning. She’s referring to how long it took her to shake off her dad’s overprotective checklists and reminders. “I’m so glad you agreed to come with me- he’d never let me go otherwise.” Eponine leans to look out the window at Cosette’s classy apartment building. Sure enough, her father is standing outside as the doorman holds the door open for him with a sort of grimace. He waves eagerly, and Eponine returns the gesture awkwardly. Continue reading