The Phoenix Legacy Ch. 2

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The Phoenix Legacy Ch. 2

  1. 1. The Phoenix LegacyChapter 2: Unwelcome Visitors<br />
  2. 2. It seemed like only yesterday Sam had just met Jill, but here they were, only a few moments away from being Mr and Mrs Phoenix.<br />
  3. 3. A few months ago, Sam had asked Jill if she wanted to move into his... Is it big enough to classify as a house? Anyway, of course, she said yes.<br />
  4. 4. But not long after that, Jill began to show signs of being pregnant.<br />
  5. 5. Because of that, Sam proposed to her, and Jill said yes. <br />
  6. 6. And today it was their wedding. Sam looked into Jill’s eyes with love, and couldn’t wait to start their new life together.“I do.”<br />
  7. 7. As Jill’s bump grew bigger, Sam grew more and more excited, anticipating the birth of his first child.<br />
  8. 8. They didn’t have much money, though, so Jill took up painting.<br />
  9. 9. And Sam started writing a novel, which he hoped would sell well.<br />
  10. 10. In the early hours of the morning, Jill began to give birth.“SAM!!” she screamed.<br />
  11. 11. Sam wasn’t really sure what to do, so he stood there trying to calm himself.“Alright, it’s alright.”<br />
  12. 12. Jill gave birth to a healthy little girl named Clara. She had Sam’s dark grey eyes, and pale skin, and brown hair belonging to neither of her parents.<br />
  13. 13. Sam was thrilled with having a daughter at last.<br />
  14. 14. “Jill,” he said. “I want another child.”“So do I...”<br />
  15. 15. But it was hard to find the time, because having a child was a full-time job.<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. One day whilst Sam was at work, there was a knock at the door.“Who are-” Jill started to say to the strange men.<br />
  18. 18. “We have come for Sam Phoenix. You give him to us, or we take him.”<br />
  19. 19. Jill’s breathing was fast.“He’s not here,” she whispered.<br />
  20. 20. “We will be back,” was the reply.And then they were gone.<br />
  21. 21. “Oh, Clara, what am I going to do?”<br />
  22. 22. As Jill left for work and Sam came home, Jill said,“I have something to tell you when I get back.”<br />
  23. 23. Whilst she was away, it was time for Clara to grow up.<br />
  24. 24. She was quite a pretty child, looking mostly like her mother.<br />
  25. 25. Jill paused before entering the house.What would she tell Sam?<br />
  26. 26. “What was it you wanted to tell me, sweetie?” said Sam that night.“Uh...”<br />
  27. 27. “Just that I think we should try having another baby...”<br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29. Sam began to teach Clara how to walk and talk.<br />
  30. 30. And Jill quit her job because of the hours.<br />All seemed normal.<br />
  31. 31.
  32. 32. “Hello?”“You have three days to bring me Sam Phoenix.”<br />

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