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Burn Me (UPDATED)~Isabella's P.O.V.Burn Me (UPDATED) by Kiwishard98
Isabella felt something soft slip onto her shoulders, rousing her from swirling thought. Reaching up and toying with the material, she realized it was Phineas's coat.
She looked up, and she saw him there, hands still resting on her shoulders even though he was already done. Her heart skipped a beat – was this a sign? - but she still remembered to smile appreciatively. The night was frigid. "Thanks," she whispered shyly in gratitude. She felt her cheeks heat, hoping he could see it in the moonlight and not dismiss it as her being cold.
He stepped to the side, and quietly sat down beside her to watch the stars. "Hey, Izzy," he greeted her gently. "What are you doing out here? Everyone else is enjoying the fire. You must be so cold." Right on cue, they heard the campfire crackle as some of the logs shifted, and then the inevitable babbling sounds trailing disjointedly behind as two of their friends bickered, most likely Buford and Baljeet. And then,
To Bust Or Not To BustCandace raised her fist, and gently she knocked it against the door frame thrice. The three blunt thuds were the only to break the muffled silence of upstairs, eerily detached from the clanging bustle the others were causing downstairs. As expected, there was no response, but she let herself enter anyway. She knew that, when in this state, her little brother lacked the care to reply.To Bust Or Not To Bust by Kiwishard98
Silently she padded across the carpet, past clusters of spare parts Phineas liked to always keep in hand lest his imagination hunger for invention. But as of now, they remained discarded on the floor, untouched. She crossed the bedroom to its left side, the side Phineas had claimed as his own. And it was there, in the center of his unkempt bed, where she found him, hunched into a fetal position with his legs folded up to his chest and his arms encircled around them. As he always had when feeling down, he had withdrawn from the world into one of his own.
She knew she had to act carefully. When Phineas was l