...'t believe this girl. She
was not even disgusted that she was sharing a meal with a 'what
humans would think' a filthy homeless woman."I live up in an apartment."
Stella told her, "My mom makes a decent living for us.""What about your father?"Stella looked away from her a moment,
"He's dead."Maggie regretted her asking. She had
just met this girl and already she seemed to have stepped over the
boundary."So what were looking for?"
Stella asked her warmly, "Before those punks bugged you?"Stella couldn't see it. But a blush
crossed Maggie's face, "I...uh...was just taking a stroll
around.""Oh?" she didn't buy it, but
figured she wouldn't butt in, "I am too."Maggie looked at her and Stella noticed
she had gold eyes, "For a minute. I thought I was staring at
a cat." Stella shook the thought from her mind,
"Well, since we are both just scouting around, why don't we
scope the city together?""Are you sure?" Maggie asked
a little stunned by the offer, "I mean...""I think it'll be fun."
Stella told her.Normally, Maggie would decline the
offer but Stella seemed different then any other human she had met.
It took the people in the Labyrinth a while to adjust to her looks..."My looks," she
thought bitterly, as she clenched her cloak tighter to her face,
"Maybe this wasn't such a good-""Hey Maggie!"She looked up at Stella who was
pointing excitedly at a window, "There having a 50% sale in this
Wet Deal store!"Maggie felt a rise of panic stir in her
as she noticed it was a clothing s...