The flower which never wilts

The flower which never wilts

A little philosophy; friendship, love, sacrifice and fantasy (i guess).. Do read it :D Oh and it is about a girl reminiscing a few events of her life on her wedding day...

published on November 20, 201379 reads 14 readers 14 completed
Chapter 1.
The Back Garden

The Back Garden

I'm Scarlett Silvereye and today is my wedding day. I hope no one will be angry that i left without a word and came here on my own. But I really wanted to see memories of Shun. After all, I've known Shun ever since he came to the Silvereye mansion 18 years ago. I still remember that time I was 4 years old and he was 6. I had recently lost my parents in a car accident and my only family left was grandpa and our butler Mr Blood (i know it is an unusual name for a butler): the Blood family has been serving the Silvereye family since ages and it was only natural that Shun Blood who was the grandson of our butler came living with us to learn the etiquette of butlers. I was delighted, at last someone of nearly the same age as me was living in the mansion! I quickly tried to befriend Shun but he constantly refused my presence and efforts to get to know him better.

Then one day, grandpa was seriously ill and stayed in bed for more than a month. No one was to enter his room: not even I. Only Mr Blood and the doctor were allowed. Not having seen grandpa all these weeks made my heart ache and I came up with the splendid idea of sneaking into his room through the window that opened in the Back Garden. I obviously tagged Shun along with me and we picked some Heliotropes (flowers) to give to grandpa. Shun did not talk much but he always tagged along behind me. Sneaking into grandpa's room was our first mischievous act and I was the leader!

Holding me by the waist he lifted me so that I could reach for the window and enter the room. Then he climbed in after me. Grandpa was happy to see us and hugged us tightly. Although i was only 6 years old and Shun was then 8, we could clearly see how grandpa's eyes were beaming with happiness after having seen us. We left the Heliotropes in a vase and settled on the bed to talk and cuddle near grandpa. But our happiness was short-lived because footsteps of Mr Blood were nearing and he opened the door to see two little intruders trying to escape by the same window they came in. Shun was already outside and reached for me with his hands. Not thinking twice i jumped and landed in his arms! Then we hurried to the garden, laughing, jumping and giggling at our triumph!

This feat and our mischievousness marked the beginning of a long and lovely friendship!!!
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Akane
thank you!!!
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on February 02, 2014
Nightcat
Good story
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on February 01, 2014
Akane
lol yeah i know Mr Blood is a very awkward name!! but i really had no idea about names!!! and the only good one i could think of was Blood
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on December 20, 2013
K8ZELDA
Mr. Blood is an awkward name, but it's creative,
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on December 20, 2013
K8ZELDA
Wow! Cool, this is awesome, I won't stop reading!
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on December 20, 2013
Akane
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on November 21, 2013
xX_FallenAngel_Xx
Wow this is really good! Please do write more c:
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on November 21, 2013
Akane
thanks the_lost_hero...
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on November 20, 2013
madison1
It's awesome!
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on November 20, 2013
Akane
You're so nice (really making me blush!!)
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on November 20, 2013
TheDoctorsAwesomestAssistant
You deserve it I'llmake sure to check out the rest when it's posted
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on November 20, 2013
Akane
thank you Marguarette3636 i'll write soon then
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on November 20, 2013
TheDoctorsAwesomestAssistant
It's a very nice story and I can't wait to read more!!
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on November 20, 2013
Akane
I've not completed it yet but still thought it would be ok if i published it! Do read other chapters when i've completed them
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on November 20, 2013