Readers -[ Dan Howell AU ]-
"Y-you're one of them.. aren't you?" He snarls in disgust.
Tears fall from my eyes as I nod my head, knowing he would never forgive me.
This story takes place in a universe the same as ours, except for a few things, a few immensely different things.
There are people who can see other's thoughts. These are called Readers. There is also a select few people who can block them out. These are called Elites, they are extremely rare.
Readers are branded, tattooed, with five small dots on their right wrists at birth. They are cast out by society, because society was scared of their power.
Elites are very rare, only four for every one billion people. They are sought after by the governments of their countries.
Leilani is a Reader. She lives in a tiny apartment that she can barely afford, because Readers aren't aloud good paying jobs.
Dan is an Elite, but he doesn't know it. He hates Readers, like most others. He lives in a shared apartment with his best friend, Phil, recording Youtube for his many adoring fans.
Phil is secretly a sympathiser for the Readers, although he is completely ordinary. No powers, just a big heart.
One day, Phil finds a young woman, a Reader, Leilani, and decides to help her. He tells her she can come live with him and Dan, he buys her makeup to conceal the unmistakable tattoos. This offer Leilani graciously accepts. She lives with Dan and Phil, befriends them, maybe even falls in love.
Dan slowly falls for the mysterious girl Phil brings to live with them, having been told that her and Phil were old friends. He doesn't know what she is, but she quickly comes to realize what he is.
She must keep herself a secret from the world.
She must keep herself a secret from Dan.
That was the longest description ever oh my God. Okay but anyways, this is a story I've had in my mind for a very long time. The idea is mine, please do not steal it. If you see anyone who has stolen it please tell me immediately. Enjoy. - Ev