The Unseen War (excerpt)
As she stood there the gentle breeze that blew gave her little comfort. She watched as the smoke billowed toward the sky, yet there was no fire, pieces of whatever it had been lay strewn across the dirt.
She knelt down and tapped a piece, it was cool to the touch.
“That's weird." She said to herself.
She picked it up and it felt so light. When she tried to bend it, she did so with ease and crumpled the piece as though it were paper. When she let go, it went back to its original shape, without a crease. She quickly put the piece back down, then noticed a faint glow under the rubble. She rummaged through and picked up what seemed to be a band of some kind. She ran her thumb across it. It was a strange, smooth, sort of metal, but it felt as gentle as fabric. She felt entranced by the small pink glowing orbs that adorned it. It looked like a bracelet or the collar of an animal.
She turned to see her uncle walking toward her. She quickly shoved the band into her pocket and stood up . . .