ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Between Dimensions-Chapter 15

Updated on November 12, 2015

As the canopy over her head grows denser, the forest grows darker. Becca had forgotten how the forest would creep up on her. It is beautiful and dangerous, deceiving with its beauty. A lot of times, now and the previous time she was here, the forest has tempted her to come closer, but she resists. Apart from the beauty, this forest holds memories for her. Not all of them pleasant, but she would gladly go back and relive them. At least the Queen and her soldiers wouldn't be following her. She resists the urge to look behind and keeps going on.

"It wouldn't be just a day's journey." Becca says to the Queen after a while, "It's a long way."

"That will be no problem," She replies with a smile, "We have all the supplies. I made sure that my soldiers are fully equipped."

Becca sees through the threat easily. Fully kill her in case she steps out line...Fully equipped to kill her once the Queen gets what she wants.

"Good." Becca replies and returns the smile.

After hours of travelling on the horse which leave Becca's legs totally sore, they stop for the night. While the soldier's put up the tent in a clearing, the Queen calls Becca to her side. She obliges reluctantly, and walks to her, or rather limps to her.

"You see that plant?” She asks not looking at Becca.

Becca wanted to give a snide comment, like, ‘Of course, you bitch, I’m not blind.’ But she figured that once she says that, she would probably end up blind, so she doesn’t say anything.

“It’s so beautiful isn’t it?” The Queen continues. It is beautiful, like everything else here. It is huge, the biggest flower Becca had ever seen, bigger than any that existed in her world. The purple petals were streaked with occasional silver. The silver is glowing, like stars. Becca nods in agreement.

“You know what happens when you touch it?”

“No.” Becca replies, again holding back an array of colorful words.

“Of course,” The Queen laughs, probably at her own stupidity, “It’s called raelsia. It makes you like it.”

Seeing Becca’s confused expression, she continues,

“Once a person touches it, or even smells it, it works its magic and makes you another raelsia.”

“Oh,” Replies Becca, “There must be many of raelsia then.”

“Yes, there are. It’s their way of reproducing. Fascinating, isn’t it?”


The soldiers are surprisingly quick at doing everything- setting up the tents, cooking, bringing the water. Becca suspects the use of magic, and she is not wrong. The day passes quickly, and Becca hopes even the night will. When she gets into her tent with just a few mouthfuls of food, she again misses her friends, but she can only hope for their well being.

Even though she knows she doesn’t have to keep watch, because she knows that The Queen won’t kill her, not now. She won’t try to tie her up or anything because The Queen knows that Becca must trust her or else she can easily lead them the wrong way. Becca knows all this, but sleep doesn’t come, no matter how hard she tries.

The next day dawns and Becca continues her journey with her enemies. The journey is extremely uneventful, and by the time they near the clearing where Becca first came into this world, she is really bored, when she knows she shouldn’t be. Her life might end in a few minutes and she is bored. They reach the clearing and Becca dismounts, more like falls from her horse. The Queen gracefully dismounts, so do her soldiers. All eyes are on her.

“So,” She begins, “This is the place. Do whatever you have to. I’ll just wait…”

“I don’t sense any openings.” The Queen says, looking at Becca accusingly.

“Don’t look at me like that,” Becca replies, “It was definitely this place. You said all I had to was bring you here. You can do the rest.”

“Are you sure?”

“This is definitely the place.”

“Okay… I’ll look for it.” The Queen finally replies.

Becca’s heartbeat quickens as the Royal Bitch walks around with her eyes closed. Her lips continuously move, but no sound escapes them.

Logan had said that he would look to it. She had brought him as much time as she could. This wasn’t the safest bet, but it was all any of them could think of at that moment. Maybe they had made a mistake.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)