The fun and exhilaration of the day burst into flames and slowly melted away. The excitement drained out of Belle, and, waving goodbye to Cecil, so did her friends.
Belle shut the door quietly and then plonked down on her bed. Oh she was so lucky that she had a rich owner, and then in turn her own room, but it really did help if everyone was nice to her for once.
She sighed. She lay there, staring up at the ceiling for quite some minutes, before rolling over and falling into a restless sleep filled with nightmares and strange memories of things which never happened.