Was it something I said? Pt. 2Azalea had gone a little pale, her face showed a mixture of primarily shock but also confusion. She was looking straight at Chepi with her ice blue eyes which was partially unnerving. Chepi didn't move though. Azalea's blinked a few times then promptly looked up at Aker.
"A-aker..." Azalea shook a little bit as she stepped towards Aker and gripped the bottom of his shirt with her hands. "A-aker. T-tell Azalea it's not true... Tell Azalea Chepi is lying..!"
Azalea's eyes showed how terrified she was. Aker could only look down at her, with his panic-stricken face, not knowing what to say. Azalea let go of his shirt and stepped backwards again. She shook her head and held her hands to her mouth, biting her fingers.
"A-azalea, wait, I can explain..." Aker paused as he saw Bee plod sleepily out of one of the bedrooms and lumbered over to Azalea. Noticing something was wrong he became more alert.
Chepi could do nothing but watch as the tears formed in Azalea's eyes and ran down her cheeks. S
Was it something I said? Pt. 1"A-aker? The archangel is here? Since when?"
"He's been here for a while, Chepi. Did you not notice?"
Chepi stared dumbfounded at her little brother as he carefully adjusted the joints in her artificial leg. Chepi became a little worried at this recent news Adjo had dumped on her. She looked over to the window of her room and frowned in concentration. Adjo moved from kneeling by Chepi's leg to sitting cross-legged on the floor. He put the screwdriver he'd been using in his mouth and moved Chepi's leg to check the joint movement.
"How does that feel?" Adjo asked while still holding the screwdriver in his mouth. Receiving no response, he spat it out and looked over to his sister.
"Huh?" Chepi snapped out of her thoughts and looked towards Adjo who stared back at her, a little puzzled.
"I asked how the joint felt... are you okay?"
"Never better!" Chepi replied in obviously fake enthusiasm. She stood up and took a few steps, checking her leg.
"Excuse me for a moment, Adjo, I just