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  • Marina huffed and crossed her arms over her chest. " I don't deserve this! " She grumbled. She had gotten used to her legs by now, but sometimes she would trip and fall over, all though nothing would be there to trip her. She looked around the dark forest, and became slightly agitated. " Emmett is so lazy! I know he has to protect the flower and that but seriously, can he not get off his lazy bum and come here? " She kicked a rock with her bare foot, and accidentally stubbed her toe.
    " Ow! Why do I have to deal with this? Stubbing your toe is a human problem. " She glared at the tree next to her. " If only you were Tangle. You would send me back to my stream where it is oh so, wet, and cold.... " Marina placed her hand on the tree, rubbing it's bark. She sighed. 'Why do I have to deal with this? ' She thought. Marina kept walking, occasionally rubbing her sore feet.
    Around an hour later, Marina came across a minuscule lake. " Oh thank heavens a lake! " She ran over to it and dived in. She sat there for a second, then pulled something out of her jean shorts pocket. It was a small cyan sphere, with purple dots lining the top evenly. She took the ball and dropped it in the water. A second later, a picture of a man appeared in the water. " Marina! I'm glad to see that you have made it that fa-" " Shut up Emmett. " Marina interrupted. " Someone is grouchy today. " Emmett teased.
    Marina rolled her eyes at the demi-god's silliness. " I didn't contact you for no reason, you know. " Emmett was busy looking at a book. " I know, but you did interrupt me, I was reading this book. " He held the book up for her to look at. The title said, " How to Shoo Away Children. " Marina huffed. " Why? " Emmett closed his eyes. " It shows spells to get rid of these children, but no matter what, nothing happens! "
    " Maybe they aren't normal. "
    Emmett glared at Marina. " They are normal, they eat, sleep, converse with each other. They do everything a human does. " Marina scoffed at this. " No, so do elementals. They eat sleep, and they converse with each other! Have they been doing anything weird lately? " The demi-god stopped. " Actually.... They do show the signs of being elementals, Esther being a Neon elemental and May being a gunpowder elemental. You have a point... " Marina paused. " Yes but, Esther hasn't showed any signs of leaking light, and May hasn't exploded last time I checked. " Emmett pondered at this. " That is another point, but they still might be magical. "
    Marina face-palmed. " Did they understand the tree? " Emmett stopped. "No..." Marina shifted in the water and said. " Look, I doubt that they are magical. Esther and May show no signs of a magical trace. They don't emit power like you. I mean that's where you got your name! Emit, and Emmett! " Emmett blushed. " Yeah, but I know that one of them has a magical trace! " Marina stretched and yawned, the sun was setting. " How? " She asked sleepily.
    Emmett sat there and tried to think of a reason instead of spilling his secret. " I- I well... " " You don't know. " Marina stated. " You are probably the smartest magical being in the whole forest and yet you just, don't know! " Emmett sat and stared at her. " Maybe I do know, maybe I just don't want anybody to know my secret... " Marina's eyebrows raised. " What is it? You can tell me, I won't tell anybody... "
    " May is my sister. "
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