Chapter XIV (Part Two) : Camden - An Exchange ☰

Daphne paused, searching Camden's face for a reaction. But he composed it to one of utter calmness, waiting to hear the rest of the story before letting an expression out. Taking this as a good sign, Daphne continued.

"My whole life, I've been brought up in different orphanages. So I never really got to see what the real world is like. Television was but a bare delusion to me. It created a dream of how it might be like outside. And when I finally got my chance to escape, I ended up here."

She smiled. "And I liked it."

"You really haven't seen anything yet," Camden joked.

Daphne's smile widened in response as she clapped her hands together. "I'd love to but I don't have any connections. I don't have a home or even an idea of where to start. I'm so used to having my meals being given to me when the bell rang for lunch or dinner. And now, the only way I've been surviving in the forest was thanks to the squirrels who-"

"Squirrels?"

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