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Always with a Grin
Alyson followed the mysterious man through the woods.
Phoenix grinned, he knew he had gotten what he wanted. It was easier than he had thought. The girl, Alyson, was nothing less than just a Human being. Phoenix didn't even have to use his Magic to persuade her. His presence had enough to poison her.
He had timed how long it would take for them to reach the Palace. About three days from the rabbit hole, and because the humans were slower than an Alevier. Which were what the people of Wonderland were called. Phoenix kept walking not even seeming to care that Alyson was falling behind.
"Can you slow down? I can't walk as fast as you can." She said trying to step over a log placed across the path. Phoenix stopped and turned around, dragging himself to her. His looked down at her and scoffed. Humans he thought as he lifted her up. Phoenix tilted her head to the side, the poison was seeping into her skin. Not that he had any feeling's or emotion towards this woman.
Alyson's breath was ragged and she was hot. She started to sweat, her body was shaking. Phoenix laid her down setting her on a mushroom. Her eyes closed, Damn it. Phoenix took a few steps away, he couldn't be near her. He looked down knowing that the King would take his head if she were to die.
"You don't have to do this." She said, Phoenix jolted his head up looking at her.
"What do you mean?" He asked curious as to what she meant. She had closed her eyes again, "You don't have to trade your heart for something better. Little stars, mice they run, through the door, under the rug." She stopped and didn't speak anymore. Phoenix knew she was speaking riddleish, but how did she know how. Phoenix sat down against a tree and waited. A still low hoo came through the wind. Phoenix didn't bother to open his eyes, "Cheshire why are you here?"
"Oh dear Hatter boy, the girl called my name." Cheshire appeared with a giant grin spread across his face. His purple fur coat was striped with black, his eyes a large dark blue. He floated through the air and landed on the branch beside Phoenix. Cheshire still with the grin on his face said.
"Hello, Phoenix Black."