Chapter 40: Five for silver, six for gold, seven for a secret never to be told.Mature

Lollie looked down at Rosie who was deep in sleep in her hospital bed. Even though Rosie was pretty young, she looked old and weathered and Lollie felt a jolt of sorrow for her. She jumped as Aaron shifted in his sleep. He had stayed with them all night and had finally drifted off into sleep about an hour ago.

While Aaron slept Lollie looked through Rosie's things. She had found little of great importance, but there was one thing that stood out to her. It was a simple chain necklace with a charm on it. The charm was silver and quite large for a charm. It was a shield shape with a vaguely familiar design. She turned the charm over, revealling an engraving on the back, simply saying "LRJ"

As she read the letters her heart skipped. LRJ she thought, Lily Rose Jones. She took a deep breath and turned to the other things that Rosie had brought with her. She picked up her wallet and opened it, searching for a name. She turned over a credit card to see the name written on it: Rose Hughes.

Confused, Lollie searched through the pockets in the wallet. She found nothing and sighed, placing everything back where she had found it, except for the necklace.

The End

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