I will be safe

I will be safe

1 chapter / 797 words

Approximately 4 minutes to read


When Amanda's best friend decides to do something that will change their town's lives forever, will she have the guts to stop him? Or will she let him go through with his plan.


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over 2 years ago CeceO (On&off) said:

This is amazing and so sad, I'm crying as I read this right now, please do get this published.


almost 5 years ago AlexxRose said:

WOW. This was AMAZING! Great job and i completely loved this. Nice twisted ending.


almost 5 years ago Ambre Demme said:

Wow. The ending was very unexpected and heart renching. You made the reader feel hope, then a burst of bravery, and then pain. It had an emotional connection that was strong and descriptive. Very insightful and amazingly written. Bravo! -Ambre

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almost 5 years ago Samantha Goh said:

wow...great emotion. that was great. first off...thanks for allowing me to read it and I'm so sorry I'm just reading it now. I'm working as fast as I can for swaps!!! Would you care reading my story? The shorter version of "To Love or Not To Love" is for the Seventeen Mag Contest. I hope you heart it if i deserve it. THANKS.


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almost 5 years ago Nataliya Tash said:

I actually read this twice, because the first time I was interrupted and I didn't have the chance to write something or react. But oh my gosh, this is so...special. Reading it twice let me realize and appreciate the repetition of "I will be safe but I will be known as..." , which is really clever and a beautiful device that shows the process of her thoughts. You have written so sensitively, touching on topics that are causing a lot of political disputes in the US; how to best approach bullying, gun control, student mental health, etc. It's short and to the point, which actually turns out to be a good thing, because readers get to focus on the those crucial minutes before something horrible like this happens, what exactly triggers people do plan things like that and the heroism people show to protect others, sometimes even in spite of friendship. Amazing, amazing job! Bravo.


about 5 years ago Jordan said:

This is amazing! With all of the shootings that have been going on lately, this hits it on the mark. It's sad that--both in this story and in real life--that someone gets hurt so badly that they would resort to great lengths to ensure they wont get hurt again. I also love the narrators transition in this short, short story. She started off as quiet--not going to stop him. Then she became vocal. Then she stopped him. It took her life, but that was sacrifice.

This was overall fantastic!!! It had all the elements of a great story: a hero, sacrifice, climax, and a sad thought provoking villain. You really nailed this piece. I honestly hope you win.