Sometimes the weirdest, most unexpected things happen to you. Some take a long time: months, years, before you realize how much has changed. I guess that my change began long before the part I recall; a part that took only a matter of seconds.
Either way, it seems that change looks to be for the worse, but then you look back and are amazed at how much you've accomplished. At least I was.
That's why I'm writing this.
The events that happened to me may not seem normal. You've probably never heard of the Guardians of the Light, or blue lightning. You probably won't believe this story, but I want to tell it anyway, because you will believe in some of it. Like how in a small number of years, a girl can become a woman.
My name is Benjamina James, and this is my story...
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A Winner of the Pearson Prize for Fiction, 2010! Benjamina James was like any other fifteen-year-old until one day a bolt of blue lightning struck her on the soccer field. She soon finds she has strange abilities including shooting fire and lightnin...