I took this as an opportunity. I had not seen until now how close these three girls' background were. Maybe that was why they were so close yet so different. Pulling from a hidden pocket in the dress, I pulled out two bracelets, now to small to fit my daughters. I held them out for the girls to see. Kelly the first said, Older by seconds, yet you are a true big sister, One charm that dangled down had a Cursive E on one side, and in the same careful handwriting on the back ,Never forget and inside was a picture of Eelie. On the other was engraved, Eelie, Younger than many, wiser than most, and the same locket charm as her sisters', but with a different picture in it. These bracelets had been made by Tao, my husband and my daughter's father, shortly after my death, and I had written the words. They were transfused with a magic that cause the pictures to grow with my daughters, but the bracelets had not, and could only fit tiny wrists. They had both broken years before, when wrists had grown to big, but I had mended them. I heard a gasp from Kelly. "Mom," she said, looking at the bracelets, "You kept them?" Kelly and Eelie had sent them back, an accident, when their powers had first begun to manifest. Having quieted my daughters with shock, I turned to Autumn. "We have all been betrayed, Them by a friend, you by your mother you wish you had, and me by the father I wish I had, Eelie by many, and you need to know, we are here for you," and from the pocket, I pulled another silver chain. Autumn, This one read, Beautiful in every way, This too had a locket frame, this one with a blank piece of photo paper. "I know I can never replace her, but I have watched you as long as Eelie has known you, and I have come to care for you as I do them, so know you are never alone,"
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