Chapter 2~A letter from the Elders
Two days after her ordeal at The Elder’s Hall, a letter was posted
through their door-way. It was the week-end. “Alice! Come down, there
is a letter addressed to you.” Her mother called. She came down
thinking it was from a friend, to find her mum holding a fancy envelope
with silver writing that clearly said it was to her, from Elder Bespoke.
“Should I read it now?” Alice felt as if this envelope would dictate her
entire future. But of course she knew it couldn’t. She was just scared.
“Open it! And come show your father.”
They went to the living room and they all sat near each other. The room
was silent except for their heavy breathing. Alice opened the envelope
with care and pulled out two crisp papers that said:
Dear Parents/Guardians of Alice Nightingale,
Your Daughter has come to our facilities and gone through our trials.
We have found that she does have magic within her and this could be