I stepped out of the taxi and looked up at my new home. I wasn't thrilled to be moving into this building, but I was glad to be leaving the dump I used to live in. From the outside, it was nothing much, and from looking at the photos of the interior, it still wasn't really anything special. But it seemed near impossible to find vacancies in this city, so I would take what I could get.
For the first time in a long time, I was feeling at ease. I was finally free from being with my assigned guardians, and free to start my own life, away from them and any baggage that may have come with me from my past. My parents passed away when I was thirteen, a topic I rarely touched on with anyone. Being forced to live with my Aunt and Uncle after that wasn't really my first choice. This day was my day of freedom. I was finally away from all the things dragging me down and the things that made me miserable. I had worked hard to get here. I had always maintained a part-time job during ...