Posted almost 4 years ago
As Cassie was out of the bucket, Casper pulled on the rope firmly, until the bucket had reached him again. He glanced back at Sulla, but then climbed into it - he was partly standing since he barely fit in the small bucket - and before he knew it, he was sailing down towards the people he loved. The problem was, he had been forced to leave one of them behind.
Shiralee picked up Clara in her arms, hugging her tightly. She brushed the dirt from the young girl's blonde hair, staring into her wide green eyes. "Everything will be okay", she whispered, and the same, familiar flower, the one that had been created on the very day - the first moment - she and Clara met, blossomed in the palm of the small girl's hand; it glowed in the darkness, like a star in the black sky. "If you ever lose us, this will lead you, Clara. If you are ever lost, this is your compass". She glanced down at the flower, before returning her eyes to Clara's again. "Remember that".