You know that feeling, where the world is spinning and spinning, it tilts and churns and all you want to do is vomit? Yeah, that has been my life since the day I decided to escape, to find my own way and my freedom. I mean if your family has been stuck in Wonderland for generations, wouldn't you want the same? To be different, to go back where you truly belong? My mother didn't comprehend this idea, or she enjoyed all the spats we had about it.
I wander aimlessly with only a vague understanding of what has to be done, but it is more than most people have. My father is a history nerd and made it a priority for me to know the history of the queendom I was supposed to rule - a queendom none of my ancestors were supposed to rule. To escape it is essential to know the story by heart, the true story.
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Alice never escaped from Wonderland. She was captured before she approached the door. Captured and put into the Maze. Rumors told from generation makes me believe that it was an ever-changing place. Hedges grow taller than Red Wood trees, with thorns as sharp as a knife, prevent any escape from the realm. The intensity of the weather, from frostbiting to scorching hot, drought to a hail storm, never once settling on one or the other and no in-between in sight. Dante's Inferno could never compare to this hell.
This is where Alice spent years of her life, going insane with each passing second. Night and day blurred together, especially since there was no official night-time there, just constant sun. It was easy to see how words like night, day, and time loses all meaning.
Alice was cunning, and soon become skillful, and in an ever-changing world, instincts and critical thinking were the best skills to have. She fought for her life on a daily basis, against animals, plants, and creatures her young mind could not comprehend.
The King watched the maze in his free time, and he watched Alice the most. He cheered her on and was frightened when she was endangered. The King admired her strength and her kindness and loved all the creatures that did not try to hurt her.
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