The Legend of how the Ocean came to beThe story starts out as any story, it starts with a girl living in a very different world than our own. The world the girl lives in is large but dry, the continents are considered oasis's in the desolate world. There are only small lakes and rivers in the center of these continents only supporting small numbers of people. The continents are the only safe havens surrounded by dark rocky deep valleys. These valleys are deep and can be dangerous, no living thing can survive in these dry valleys. This is the world a 16 year old girl named Oua lives in.
Oua is a regular girl who lives in one of these small oases, Oua is just started off with the other teenagers on a long journey. This is a journey that is only made once a year by the young adults of the oasis, no other can make this journey and survive if they are too young or old. Oua has already been traveling with her neighbors for two weeks, chancing their lives in the deep valleys that covered most of the world. The group had
So We RunWe were running. It was hard to tell how far we would get before the creatures got through the gates. Their horrible screams like snarls were easily heard even as we ran. There was no way we would make it. This dawned on our mismatched group as we slowed to a stop. My friends stood with me, the youth that had once haunted their features had died in the latest battle, the battle that had brought our greatest enemy to stand amongst us. Older and cold she stood still and silent, while the rest of us painfully gasped for air. She abruptly turned and started towards the gates again, all of us froze in fear.
Was she still on their side? After the convincing words she had spoken amongst flames, words still fresh in our minds. Had they been lies? I prepared to chase after her when she yelled from her shoulder, the authority of a general in her voice "Run! Think no more and run from this place". I looked to my friends, question and confusion on their faces. Again she spoke, already under the s