In The Dead of Night
Sara ran across the courtyard she was late, it was already a quarter to one according to the large clocktower on the main building. Sara ran through the school gates, across the field outside, down to the lake, the flash light in her hand the only thing there to illuminate her path. Ella should be waiting there already, but there was no one around, no sign of her treasured Ella.
The two had fallen in love at first sight, on the road to a town housing two boarding schools there'd been no other seats available in the train, they'd had to sit closely squeezed together. Sara had always been the bold one, she'd acted instinctively and caught Ella's hand in her own, they'd been in love ever since.
Sara reached the lake, brushing her skirt down to make sure she looked bright and perfect for her loved one looking into the reflections on the lake to make sure she had just the natural look Ella loved in her. Then sat herself on a stone, relaxing waiting patiently, then she s