Shattered Blog Archive on November 29, 2009, 8:50

by Zanzibar The Great, age 15

“This is it, Audrey. Dear Lord, I’ve waited thirty-eight long years for this moment! And, here I am!” Dust Cavare, a gaunt and ancient trainer in the field of horse racing, bubbled enthusiastically as the young, female jockey approached. Eighteen year-old Audrey Davis had sauntered over from the jockeys’ room along with nineteen other jockeys, all professional and accustomed to these sorts of races.

The teenager grinned broadly, shaking like a leaf from all of the apprehension. She shuttered softly, looking intently at the striking chestnut

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