No Capes

No Capes

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Joe Cool (Elizabeth Seibert) By joecool123 Completed

"Why wear a mask?" I whispered as my fingers brushed the satin garment that revealed only his enigmatic eyes.  

"No one can find out my real identity," He replied, his gaze pouring into mine, "Anyone could be behind this mask. Besides, it keeps me safe." 

I held my breath, realizing just what could happen if he left the city. How that would change everything. "Okay," I continued, letting the cool drizzle of the nighttime air soak my skin, "I suppose that's pretty standard... but why not wear a cape? Don't superheroes usually wear capes?" 

He cracked a boyish grin and took a step away from me, like he'd suddenly inherited a windfall of energy. "Nah. Not unless they want a death wish. Capes are hazardous for your health, Madeline." He looked me directly in the eyes, and I suspected he was about to divulge his best advice so far. "No capes."

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Ok so what happens is-
                              *hand gets pulled over my mouth as I'm forcefully dragged into the darkness and subdued*
CloudyShadow CloudyShadow 4 days ago
Lemme get this straight, 
                              So she hasn't been a "sister" so to speak to you since then? 
                              
                              What a bitch
Sophie841 Sophie841 a day ago
First time I'm actually surprised by a book... so far it's not cliche at all...
Yasssss_Its_Nyomi Yasssss_Its_Nyomi 5 days ago
He doesn’t scare you because y’all secretly love each other without knowing
WTF!!!!!! All the books I have in my library at least one character is named Aaron!!!!!