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Welcome to the Franklin Hayne Orphanage.

 

“Here, all orphans have as normal a life as possible. Each orphan is treated like the staff's own children and all orphans are treated equally. They receive the same education as every other child to maximize normalcy. The sleeping quarters are extremely comfortable and each child has the right to decorate their room. We never turn a parent-less child away and we welcome every one with open arms. We encourage individuality...”

 

That was part of Franklin Hayne's speech on the opening day of Franklin Hayne Orphanage, May 20th 2011. It sat in the middle of a small city somewhere in the United States. It was a comforting place, where every child was happy. But this didn't last long. Franklin Hayne died on December 15th 2012, leaving the orphanage to his only daughter; Jessica Hayne.

 

Only a few years after Franklin Hayne's death, the orphanage wasn't receiving enough income: many privileges had to be cut. The food given to children was no longer cooked, it was brought in individual packages that were originally used for soldiers before they were deemed 'unhealthy.' The dorm rooms were demolished and the space was sold to the surrounding land owners. The remaining space created one large room where the orphans slept in metal cots with thin blankets. There were only two bathrooms, one for girls and one for boys, to reduce plumbing costs. All of this lasted for fifty years until Jessica Hayne passed away due to unknown reasons.

 

Jessica Hayne's fiance, Darrel Murrey, was the one to receive the Orphanage. Darrel was a terrible man who disliked children. Wanting to become a rich man, Darrel turned the orphanage into a product testing facility. Any product, from hair dye to the recent cure for the common cold, was brought in by scientists and was tested on the orphans. This made Darrel a rich man, rich enough to fix up the orphanage to the way it was before. But he didn't. Instead, he spent the money on bodyguards and weapons to keep the children from running away. The children continued to live in the terrible conditions and test the life-threatening products. The life expectancy of an orphan is 17 years.

 

Darrel Murrey managed to keep the authorities from knowing what he did in the orphanage for the first few years by telling them that everything was safe for the children. After that, the authorities heard about the terrible treatment but didn't seem to take any action. The most popular theory is that they just don't care how the orphans were treated. The president must have found out at one point or another, but didn't take any action either. The entire country, however, seemed to hear about the terrible conditions in the Franklin Hayne Orphanage and how the orphans were treated. Children stopped appearing on the doorstep of Franklin Hayne and children were never sent there.

 

But if this is true, how is the Orphanage still filled with children? Some people say that Darrel steals the children from families' homes. Others say that they are the ghosts of deceased children, for they are only seen through the frosted glass windows and never outside the building.

 

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You are one of the orphans. You were brought to the Franklin Hayne Orphanage as a baby. You test the products, sleep in cots, and try to stay alive. You have a 3 digit code that the staff refers to you by. Your name is a nickname that either you picked for yourself, or that others gave you. But do you want to stay in the orphanage? If not, you can break out or even over throw the staff. If you choose to leave, can you save the other orphans too?

 

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The Building:

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1) The Entrance: Just a small, beige hallway with a blue carpet and oak desk. It almost looks as if it is attempting to welcome anyone who enters, even though no one does.

2) The Experimentation Room: Where the orphans test all of the products. On the wall opposite the doors is a row of dozens of computers, each one to monitor an orphan's stats. On the western wall, there is exercising equipment and the chemical showers, showers that spray a neutral compound in the case of a dangerous chemical spilling on a child. The northern wall, the one with the only door, is lined with chairs for the orphans to wait for their turn testing products. In the middle of the room sits medical tables where the orphans sit to test medical products and treatments. The walls are bright white and the floor is white tile. The lighting is bright, with all the light coming from the big lights overhead.The small windows are only about 2 feet tall and one foot wide. They are on the southern wall, the one with the row of computers.

3) The Sleeping Quarters: There are 2 rows of bunk beds, all facing the door. The walls are dark gray and there are no windows. The side with the door holds the line of clean uniforms that the orphans all wear.

4) The Cafeteria: The cafeteria has one row of tables, all facing the double doors. The walls are sky blue and the floor is gray tile. There are no windows. When the orphans sit down for their meal, one of the staff passes out the food packs.

5) The Staff's Quarters: Nobody but the staff have ever entered the Staff's Quarters. It is said that the room is completely paneled in wood with large windows that bring in the light.

6)The Hallway: Just a plain hallway. It has dark gray walls and a black tile floor.

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Daily Schedule:

 

AM

4:00- Wake up and change into clean uniforms

4:15- Breakfast in the cafeteria

4:30- Product testing starts

PM

12:00- Break. Orphans may go back to the sleeping quarters or to the cafeteria but no food will be served.

1:00- Product testing continues

4:00- Dinner in the cafeteria

4:15- Break and showers. By code, every child takes a five minute shower in the restrooms. The other children have a break in the sleeping quarters or the cafeteria.

6:00- All children must return to the sleeping quarters. Children may read the few books provided to them or chat amongst themselves.

8:00- Lights out.

 

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Education: No official education is provided by the staff members. The older children generally teach the younger ones how to read and write using the few books provided by the staff. The books are usually old and in bad condition.

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The uniforms: All of the uniforms are gray. Boys have pants and a shirt, girls have a dress.

 

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Form:

 

Username:

Code: (3 digits, letters and/or numbers)

Name: (Nickname)

Age: (6-17)

Gender: (Male or female)

Personality: (A paragraph describing your personality)

Looks: (What you look like. Be descriptive. If you need to add a picture, you may but please also describe your looks in words.)

Your Only Possession: (Each child has one small possession.)

 

[b]Username[/b]:
[b]Code[/b]: 
[b]Name[/b]: 
[b]Age[/b]: 
[b]Gender[/b]: 
[b]Personality[/b]: 
[b]Looks[/b]: 
[b]Your Only Possession[/b]: 

 

Rules:

 

No Godmodding

No Mary Sues or Gary Stus

Limit of 2 characters (if you feel you can handle more, please PM me)

Please PM me your character sheets and do not post them here.

4 lines minimum

Keep it PG-13

No double posting

(( OOC's go in double parentheses ))

Failure to abide to the rules once will earn you a warning.

Twice and you will be asked to leave.

Edited by AmberEmber

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Approved Characters:

 

Username: AmberEmber

Code: X-X-X

Name: Ex (like her code, X)

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Personality: Over the years, Ex has learned to watch out for others while still caring for herself at the same time. She is very curious and will often ask questions and ponder thier answers. She is very independant and hates being touched by others. She loves to read but has never taught any of the younger children.

Looks: Ex has black hair which she keeps very short and spiked by cutting it with her army knife. She has bright blue eyes that reflect her curiosity and thin lips. She doesn't have a large chest or behind but instead she has larger muscles then most of the girls her age.

Your Only Possession: A small army knife that includes a screwdriver, a small blade, and a compass.

 

Username: Coralkiki

Code: AA1

Name: Rocket Rose [she’s positive her given name is/was Rose]

Age: 16

Gender: female

Personality: Rocket somewhat considers herself the ‘mother’ of the orphanage. If anyone needs any form of support, Rocket will be there ASAP, doing her best to help whoever it is. If anyone is found yelling at the staff, it’s most likely Rocket, who forgets any form of sense when her friends and family are threatened. Her emotions are an open book, and anyone who’s know Rocket for a bit knows that when she’s quiet and replies with one word sentences, she’s tired, if she’s joking around, she’s happy and energized. She has numerous ‘habits’ like playing with the hem of her clothes when mad, or rubbing the back of her neck when nervous.

Looks: Rocket has blue and green eyes, that give a bit of ‘staring into an ocean’ feel. Her hair is a dirty-blonde colour and falls down to her waist, mostly due to the fact that she’s never really able to find anything to cut it with. She had bangs at one point, so there is part of her hair that only reaches her shoulders. She is quite tall, with a skinny frame, making her look like she could snap in half at any moment.

Your Only Possession: A small, golden locket she refuses to ever take off.

 

Username: angelkay

Code: K24

Name: Skyla

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Personality: Sklya is a quiet, intelligent, very shy girl who loves to read. She is generally a nice girl unless you really upset her. She loves to work in groups to solve problems, and she also enjoys helping others and caring for them. She likes to make people laugh and play games.

Looks: Skyla is a very tall, skinny girl. She has thick, curly brown hair which falls just around her shoulders. She has long, side-swept bangs that she usually tucks behind her left ear. She has two piercings in each ear that have a hoop earring in each one. She has hazel eyes and long, dark eye-lashes. Her skin is slightly tan from running around outside.

Your Only Possession: A small keychain with a small stuffed dog attached to it. She says her parents gave it to her when she was little.

 

Username: BlueApollo

Code: 539

Name: Chip

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Personality: Chip is probably one of the nicest boys to survive the conditions of the orphanage. Although he knows that his lifespan has been cut short just by being alive in this insane place, he pays more attention to others than himself. He is quiet about how he does this, though. He'll teach the younger children, give them his food if he sees they're hungrier than he is, and even give up his own blankets for their own sake. He sees their survival as more important than his, so he does what he can to help out. He won't go against the staff, though, for he knows that will only get him into the more dangerous experiments and he won't be able to help the little ones if he's hurt or dead. He just doesn't like to take risks.

Looks: Chip has dark green eyes set into a sad-looking face. He used to have glasses when he was younger, but they were broken by the staff. He tends to squint now when he wants to see something important. His dark brown hair is raggedly cut and falls in sloppy layers around his ears, barely reaching down to the nape of his neck in the back. His skin is dotted with old scars and bruises. The name Chip comes from his chipped upper left canine tooth. He doesn't exactly remember when or where he got it, but the name works for him.

Your Only Possession: A tattered old leather bookmark he found in a copy of Black Beauty that the orphanage had before they threw it away

 

Username: BlueApollo

Code: 541

Name: Doll

Age: 13

Gender: Female

Personality: Doll is sweet and quiet. She diligently does what she is told and tries to be as nice as she can about it. She only knows life in the orphanage and has yet to realize that there is a better world out there. She keeps thinking that the descriptions of the outside world are just fantasies made up by the older orphans in order to make her look foolish. She is naive and only wishes for stability with everyone. She hates fighting and cherishes peace, quiet, and obedience over everything else. Usually she will drag around her little rag doll with her wherever she goes even though many of the older orphans think she should have outgrown such a thing a long time ago.

Looks: Doll has soft hazel eyes that look out from beneath her slightly arched eyebrows. Her skin is pale but lacks many of the marks of injuries that her peers display on their skin. Her wavy blond hair falls to about halfway down her back when it isn't tightly braided by one of her friends.

Your Only Possession: A small rag doll that she drags around with her everywhere.

 

Username:Rainbow_Joy

Code: CR2

Name: Kitten (or Kit)

Age: 6

Gender: female

Personality:Curious and cuddly. Like a kitten, hence her name. Kitten is quiet and shy. She won't do anything dangerous unless she is forced to. She tries to do as she is told but she's incredibly clumsy with fragile objects and is always finding one way or another to injure herself.

Looks: Brown eyes, medium length brown hair. Short and bony due to the food and testing. Kit has the "perfect little angel" look and a very good "puppydog" face.

Your Only Possession: A worn out cat plushy.

 

Username: Monkeyboy225

Code: L13

Name: Twitch or Lucky

Age: 13

Gender: Male

Personality: Twitch can be wary of people at times but can than turn around and become extremely nice to the same person. The testing that has been done to him has made him some what of a skitish person which contradicts his basic personality of an introvert who can be extremely nice. He was once refered to as a push over because he was so nice and would do anything to please people which made him a perfect subject for the new experimental mood altering drugs which didn't effect his nice habit but had a side effect of making him have a constant shake in his hands and sometimes a nervious twitch thus the name.

Looks: Twitch has a skinny build with naturally longer arms than most boys his age which allows him to reach stuff in narrow spaces that most people can't reach. He has deep blue eyes which contrast with his snow white hair which is just long enough to fall past his eyes, every bit of him can be decribed as gangly because even his fingers and legs are long and skinny though he stands at only 5'2".

Your Only Possession: His only possession is a shamrock necklace made of silver.

 

Username: earwig

Code: KST

Name: Sy

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Personality: Sy, being subjected to some very harsh testing in his time at the orphanage, has become hostile and angry. He is usually mean to others, but he can be happy at times. His emotions are usually unstable and he can suffer from mood swings very rapidly, probably from the tests. He hates the staff and he wishes to escape, but he fears that he will be caught.

Looks: Sy has black hair that falls over his blue, hostile eyes. He usually "borrows" Ex's knife to cut his hair, but from time to time he will let it grow out. He is shorter than most of the older orphans, but he makes up for it with a muscular body and a hostile face. He also has a distinct scar underneath his left eye from an experiment.

Your Only Possession: A small flint lighter.

 

Username: Chicogal

Code: 606

Name: Kyria

Age: 15

Gender: Female

Personality: Kyria is a quiet person when it comes to being sociable. Introverted and shy, she doesn't like to converse with the other orphans. To be quite honest, Kyria finds no point - they're all going to die one day, aren't they? There's no advantage in making friends. However, when it comes to testing, she's a rebel. The teenager will howl, cry, scream, shout, bite, kick - do anything - to get out of it. Alas, this normally results in her being forced into some horrible task anyway. Her mind is a depressed, and her thoughts often roam about suicide.

Looks: Kyria has lank blonde hair that hangs in front of her face most of the time. Her eyes are a pastel green that seem to almost be transparent. She is not blind, though - but at first glance, you may presume so. A huge scar runs from her left hip to her right shoulder blade; crossing across her back. This is due to a horrible testing done to her after throwing a tantrum. She's thin; almost anorexic because of the tiny amounts of food. She is short for her age - once again, the undernourishment led to stunted growth.

Your Only Possession: A blue ribbon that she found underneath her mattress.

 

Username: Packgoater

Code: ASH

Name: Her friends (Which currently peak at zero) call her Flare for her bright red hair. Other orphans call her by her code, Ash.

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Personality: Flare is a girl who seems as if she could overcome anything. She plans on escaping someday, busting her way out of the orphanage. She often responds to things in an aggressive way, fighting with the child that aggravates her or getting back at them in an awful way. She is easy to anger, but quick to retaliate and is probably the strongest female in the orphanage, for when she has free time she exercises instead of chatting, as she has no friends. In short, she's a bit of a fighter with a strong will. She's a dare-devil and struggles through the experiments taking observations of the chances she might get for escaping. She's slightly optimistic. She also has bad qualities often shutting people out, leaving them out and is a very secretive person. She would like some friends, but finds it hard to trust anyone.

Looks: http://www.flickr.com/photos/63367992@N05/...57295/lightbox/

Flare has bright red hair that was dyed and has never grown back her original color, which was black. Flare is of average height, is very skinny, has enough muscle to be able to shove kids that are bigger than her around and has a Chinese- looking face, due to her Asian heritage. One of her eyes is green, the other a pale blue. She is blind in her pale-blue eye due to some failed experiments.

Your Only Possession:

Her only possession is a set of earrings, both of a shiny metal in the shape of a wing. She pierced her ears with the points of the wings, stabbing through her earlobes and creating an awful mess. http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ...Quy8sFIgv66tyuV

 

Username: Chiaki

Code: T5H

Name: Mouse

Age: 6

Gender: Female

Personality: Mouse is extremely quiet, only speaking when absolutely necessary preferring instead to either nod or point to get her meaning across. She is generally quite skittish and completely terrified of adults. This makes her unable to speak to the adults at all, this is very frustrating for the testers and means she is sometimes punished by them and the staff. She likes to spend her free time trying to learn how to read by matching the pictures to the words. Of course this only works if there are pictures in the books.

Looks: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v225/nat...and-picture.jpg

Mouse, like many of the orphans is small in height and in stature. Her large grey-brown eyes appear too large for her overly thin face and she has a large amount of wavy brown hair which falls to her waist, because of her lack of brush, her hair is usually a wild bush.

Your Only Possession: A small brown mouse, though not really a possession its the only thing she has and its how she earned her name. She calls the mouse Boon, she never carries him around with her during the day, but spends all her free time and the night with him. The rest of the time the mouse roams freely around the orphanage, unnoticed by the adults.

 

Username:Lady of the Stars

Code: 29A

Name: Andromeda

Age: 14

Gender: female

Personality: Andromeda is a quiet, kind girl. she is always looking out for her little sister who was also brought to the Franklin Hayne Orphanage. she can read and write, and she taught her younger sister how to read. one small and tattered book she found was about astronomy. she read the book many times and loves it. it's an old book, from the 1950's and it still lists Pluto as a planet, but its starcharts are very good. she chose the name "Andromeda" for herself after the constellation: "The Chained Maiden". despite everything, she tries to keep a optimistic look on life, and is always there to comfort some of the other sick, hurting children. the only time she seems really sad is when she thinks about the other children, all stuck here for life, or worries that if she dies, her sister will be on her own.

Looks: Andromeda has short brown hair and large, bright, deep blue eyes. her eyes were always a nice color, but now they look a little bit more than normal, as is the result of some 'temporary' color contacts she had to try that weren't so temporary. she has a pretty, elfish face with upturned eyebrows and a small, delicate nose. she is very skinny and small: even though she is fourteen, she looks younger because of malnourishment. she had a long scar across her right arm from a particulary large and nasty needle.

Your Only Possession: a small sapphire teardrop pendant that she never takes off.

 

Username: Lady of the Stars

Code: 29B

Name: Rue

Age: 8

Gender: Female

Personality: Rue is a bubbly, chatty, and just in general a happy kind of person. she is great at making other people laugh and taking the other kid's minds off of their problems. she can be a little trouble with the staff, though, and has been known to mouth off to them sometimes. the name she picked for herself came from one of the flowers she saw growing outside the window in the orphanage. she admires her sister for being so strong and looking out for her.

Looks: Rue has short blond hair that her sister cuts for her, and large, bright blue eyes, only her eyes aren't as deep and piercing as her sister's, since she wasn't forced to try on the failed "temporary" contact lenses. she is very small, and the shape and features of her face are just like her sister's.

Your only possession: a teardrop pendant like her sister, only hers is yellow/orange topaz.

 

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(( It's morning. You have just woken up))

 

Ex rubbed her eyes and sat up in bed, trying not to hit her head on the upper bunk. The people around her were all starting to get out of their cots too. She stood up and made her way to the clean clothes that were conviently provided and picked the size that would best fit: the larger one. It was still to big on her and it ended below her knees. Once everyone was awake, she followed the croud into the cafeteria and sat down at the table by herself. Her previous friend had recently passed away, leaving Ex alone at the cafeteria tables. She waited for the food packages to be passed out. She was hungry from yesterday's experimentation of physical activity and new food packages. After over half of the orphans had thrown up, the staff stopped the experimentation and sent the orphans back to their room to 'clean' the floor. None of them recieved food after that.

 

Once the packages were passed out, Ex opened hers up. This time it contained a mushy yellow sbstance that resembled mashed fruit, a small carton of 'vitimin enriched' water, and a piece of hardened cardbord bread. She knew well enough to keep the water for last.

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Chip's eyes flashed open. Last week's experiments had triggered his nightmares again, but he wasn't about to let anyone else see how nervous he was. He sat up in his cot and surveyed the room. The young boy next to him was still stirring in his half-awake world, and Chip knew it was only a matter of time before the staff started yelling at everyone to hurry up. Chip nudged the boy awake and urged him into a sitting position before he finally got up and headed towards the "clean" clothes. His clothes were always two sizes too big, but he didn't mind too much. He headed over to the cafeteria as he wiped sleep away from his eyes. Ex was alone again. He looked over at his usual table where a group of preteens was gathering quickly to exchange whatever food they had with each other. They seemed to be well off today, so Chip decided that he wasn't needed there. He headed over to Ex and sat down across from her. He was silent as the food parcels were passed out, and silent ever more as he opened his and examined the materials inside. Water, some sort of spongy looking meat substitute, and a pack of peanut butter. Peanut butter? Gold! That was exceptionally rare to see in one of these packets. He held the little package in front of him and stared at it as if it wasn't real, then he placed it back on the table and slid it across to Ex.

 

"This may sound stupid, but how are you doing?" he asked softly.

 

 

((I believe those meal packages are what's called MREs or Meals Ready to Eat. They come in brown plastic packages and usually contain a main course that can be heated up with a portable hot plate (also in the bag) triggered by water. Usually there's some sort of crackers or bread in there, a type of granola or energy bar, and maybe a brownie or some peanut butter if you're lucky. It's actually really tasty if you get a good one like beef stew, but the pasta and egg 'n cheese ones are nasty. The ones in this roleplay seem like the rejects or the ones that weren't packaged all too well. Anyway, MREs are really awesome if you're into that kind of stuff. We had to eat them at my land navigation training and the peanut butter packets practically became a kind of currency there, especially the peanut butter and chocolate mixed ones. *Drools* Those were amazing.))

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Kit was in bed, blinking at the ceiling. Slowly, she sat up and did a cat-like stretch, pushing our her hands and arching her back. Most people had gone already to the cafeteria. The previous day had been hectic. Everyone was used in testing food and there was throw up everywhere.

 

Kit sighed. She dressed and put on a smile. Her clothes were very big on her but she couldn't have one of the big girls pin it for her. The staff would be in here to check on there remainder of the orphans soon. Before she left, she carefully placed her plushy on her cot and tucked her in.

 

She got to the Cafeteria in time, where she was handed a food package. She took it quickly and scanned the whole place for someone nice. Spotting Chip, she scurried over to sit next to him. He was the nicest boy ever! And there was another person there too. Kit had never seen her but decided she was good.

 

Happily opening her package, Kit discovered she had been presented with some stale crackers, water, and some type of cheese.

 

"Crack-er, wat-er, and some Cheese!" She sang.

 

She took a bite of a cracker. It was hard so she chewed for a while. She spread the cheese on the cracker and took another bite. Kit struggled to open the water. She banged it on the table and held it out to Chip.

 

"Can you open it?"

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Chip smiled when he saw Kit walk over and gave her an affectionate pat on the head as she sat down. "Hey, there, Kitty!" he said. Even though many of the orphans already had nicknames, he liked to use his own for the younger ones. They never seemed to mind it, anyway. He split his spongy meat substitute in half and placed the larger piece in front of Kit. "Here, you're going to need it more than I do." His attention returned to the ever quiet Ex until he heard Kit banging her water bottle against the table. Finally she held it out for him to open.

 

"Can you open it?" she asked in her sweet little voice.

 

"Sure thing," Chip replied. He took the bottle in his hands and tried to twist the cap off. It slid beneath his grip and barely twisted at all. Frustrated, he wrapped the edge of his shirt around his hand and tried to twist the cap off again. The cap came off and Chip handed the bottle back to Kit.

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Kit smiled.

 

"Thank you so much!" She eagerly took a sip. Then a bite of a cracker, then another sip.

 

Chip had placed over half of his meat in front of her saying that she needed it more. Kit pushed it back to him.

 

"It's yours. You need to eat too!" She insisted.

 

Kit stared across the table at the quiet girl. "Who's that Chip?"

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Chip frowned when Kit passed the food back to him, but he wasn't about to force it on her. He wasn't that bold, and no meant no with a lot of these kids. They may have been young, but they certainly knew what they wanted. Besides, he kind of appreciated the gesture. Well, his stomach did at least. He took a bite out of the tasteless food as he pondered what the day had in store for them. Surely they had some other insane tests lined up for them. Maybe they would try to dye his hair blue again. The color had almost completely washed out from last time. Only a few shades of blue remained at the edges of his hair.

 

"Who's that, Chip?" Kitty asked. Chip smiled across the table at Ex in a weak attempt to maybe eek a response out of her. He knew what had happened with her and her friend, but everybody had been afraid to speak of it, especially around her. Nobody knew what would happen if they mentioned it.

 

"Kitty, this is Ex," Chip explained. "Ex is nice, like you."

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Kit squirmed. "I'm not nice. You are." Inside, she was secretly happy Chip had complemented her. She finished her food and stretched again.

 

"There's still some time left. What are we doing today?" Kit reached over prodded the blue parts if Chip's hair. "It's still there."

 

She yawned and drank some more water. "I hope no more food testing."

 

Kit remembered the disgusting bits and pieces she was assigned to clean up. She shuddered and focused on rainbows, something that made her feel happy.

 

"Are double rainbows good luck?" She asked.

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Please... Just another minute.... Rocket wiped the sleep out her eyes and stood up. She’d slept terribly. How anyone could have a bad night’s sleep with everything that happened here was a mystery, but Rocket managed. Between worrying about herself ad worrying about the rest of the kids, it actually wasn’t that hard. She was 16. 16! If anything went wrong now, it went really wrong. And Ex was 15. That wasn’t much younger. And then there was Chip... God, he was older than her!

 

Sighing, Rocket came with her usual comment in the morning “Rise and shine guys” The usual groans of ‘buzz off, Rock’ that some of the more cranky kids gave her as a reply was missing. She’d been left alone for those precious extra minutes, which meant she was probably running late for breakfast. Sighing, Rocket got dressed. Her uniform fitted surprisingly well, though she still thought it looked a bit like a garbage bag. Let’s get moving Rocket Rose, or you’ll be late for breakfast... Or what’s left of it She added as an afterthought.

 

Still yawning, Rocket hurried to the cafeteria. The man handing out the food packs glared at her, and she returned the gesture. Those two did not get along well. Alright, so maybe tossing an empty tin can at him hadn’t been the best way to make a first impression, but when you came in acting like that, it deserved some form of consequence.

 

Spotting Chip, her heart made a small leap. As long as he was here, she was safe. Age wise at least. However nice he might be, she doubted he could save her from flying scissors, if someone decided to throw them at her. And speaking of scissors...”Does anyone happen to know who hijacked the scissors? I was considering cutting this to an even length.” She held up what would have been her bangs and sat down.

 

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Skyla lazily sat up from her bed and began to walk over to the closet to find some clothes for her to wear. She looked terrible. She hasn't gotten any sleep for weeks and she barely eats any of the food she is given. "Where is everyone?" She thought as she looked around the room to all the empty beds. She then turned her attention to the old, tattered clock hanging on the wall. "Oh no! I slept in too late!" She yelled.

 

She quickly threw on her clothes and dashed to the cafeteria where luckily, everyone was too busy paying attention to what they were doing to see her come in. "Thank goodness." She thought and quickly rushed over to an empty table and sat down.

 

((Sorry I'm a little late, I had to go to sleep >w< ))

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Twitch slowly woke up on his top bunk and realized he was late for breakfast, he jumped out of his bunk and quickly put on his clothes which was a hard task by itself because if his constantly shaking hands. He quickly made his way to the cafeteria, he grabbed his breakfast and made his way to an almost empty table where the only other person was a girl who he vaguely remembered was called Skyla. He sat down across from her and quietly started to dig into his breakfast not caring what it was, he had to concentrate on eating because of his hand shake which made it hard for his thoughts to stray while he ate because than food would fall off his fork and that made him frustrated at times.

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The teenager's eyes fluttered open, their green depths looking up at the ceiling. They looked almost dead; zombie-like. As if something was controlling her body. Almost mechanically, she rose. Sitting straight upright in bed, she blinked, and rubbed her eyes. Although Kyria didn't feel much, tiredness was still something which invaded the defenses she'd built around her heart. The thin legs swung over the side of the bed, and she stood up. The weak limbs trembled for a moment, before steadying. Slowly, oh-so-slowly, the blonde walked to her clothing, already laid out. Glancing around to see that no-one was watching, she pulled off her clothing. A white scar stretched across from her right shoulder blade to her left hip, a permanent reminder of what happened here on a daily basis. Quickly, the orphan got into her grey uniform, her face void of emotion.

Once in the depressing clothing, Kyria walked towards the door, turning the handle. An annoying squeak could be heard, then disappeared as the pressure was released. Letting it swing close behind her, the pale teenager walked toward the cafeteria, making her way in like a ghost. After getting her pack, she sat alone at one of the tables, unwrapping the parcel. A slimy cheese roll could be seen, among with some suspicious juice and a bottle of tap water. Taking a small bite out of the roll, her pale green eyes swept over the room. How could they even talk; be happy? They all knew what was coming up later...

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Ex didn't really pay much attention to her surroundings. A boy sat across from her, his name was Chip. She knew him a bit but never really got a chance to talk to him. He had asked her how she was doing but she didn't have a chance to respond because another girl came over and sat down. This girl was Kit. She wa one of the kids thatwere a bit younger than Ex but older then the really little ones. Kit had asked who Ex was meaning that Kit probably didn't know her. Chip had introduced Ex and said that she was nice.

 

"I'm Ex," She said to Kit. "I think I've seen you around a few times, but the orphanage is pretty big."

 

She took a bite of her hard bread substance. Hmm... Where did they get this bread? Why was it so hard? The food packages were no doubt the regected ones that were sent to the Orphanage after they were deemed 'Bad' by wherever they were originally sent to.

 

"I'm oing okay," She answered Chip. "It happens all the time, you know?"

 

She looked aroun the cafeteria. All of the kids were starting to finish their food which meant that the experiments were going to start soon. Ex wondered what the staff would have them do today.

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Skyla didn't really like to socialize with people unless they came and talked to her first, so she sat alone at the table and played with her keychain. One of the workers at the orphanage brought her out a tray of food, and she almost puked when she lifted off the cover. It looked like a tray of fruit mixed with some other unmentionable substances. She slowly put the cover back on the plate and pushed the tray away from her. She looked around and saw that everyone was done with their food, which meant that the experimenting would start soon. "I wonder what they are going to make us experiment today?" she thought.

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"That's good to hear," Chip replied before he took another bite of his meat substitute. He wondered how much of it was made out of sponge. "I know the blue is still there, but it's better than the food testing we did yesterday. At least all that suffered was my sterling image. And yes, double rainbows are good luck. Maybe if you sneak a peek out of the window today you might see one." Chip always tried to be optimistic with the kids. If they had nothing to look forward to, nothing to keep them happy, then what was holding them back from turning them into depressed, suicidal maniacs? He had seen too many of them in his time to allow any more of them to end up like that.

 

"I don't think the staff said anything about food testing today. I think after yesterday's fiasco they might start leaning towards the medical testing in order to 'figure out what's wrong with these darned kids' and stuff," he quoted one of the staff members in their nasally voice. "If they give me one more alcohol swab, I swear I'm going to be sicker than the actual medicine will make me." He crumpled up the packaging for his meal and took one last swig of the water before stacking the bottle on top. His stomach growled in contempt, but he ignored it. There would be more food later on in the day.

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Twitch finished off his disgusting meal but was glad that he had something in his stomach that would stay after what happened yesterday. He looked around and saw that everyone else was getting ready for the day ahead, he looked over at the girl across from him and wondered if she was ok. "W-what do you think they are going to do to us today?" He said with a studder as his head gave a nervious twitch and his hands shook as he finished off his water. "I-I hope its not more food testing or medical t-testing."

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Skyla got up and started towards the experimenting room. What were they going to make them do today? Try some new horrifying recipe they made out of leftovers? Some new medicine they think "helps" to cure acne? A new drink that "might" substitute as a meal? Skyla really wasn't sure, but she was about to find out.

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Rocket cringed at Chip’s comments. “Can we please talk about something else than being sick, please?” She asked. She was pretty sure there were parts of the orphanage that still smelled, and she doubted her stomach could handle rejected food, vomit-smelling room and another bad day of experiments.

 

With another yawn, she opened her packet of food and started nibbling at what was there. It wasn’t the best tasting, but it was something. “I just want a calm day, without puking kids, exploding hair dye or flying tin cans...” Rocket’s voice had become somewhat of a whisper and she stared down at the table. Her hair fell down covering her face, and she shivered. The day hadn’t even started and she was looking forward for it to end. How tragic was that?

 

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Chip frowned. Okay, so maybe the comment about the testing had been a bad move on his part. He hadn't meant to upset Rocket. She was usually so hardy about all this stuff anyway. Normally she would be yelling at the staff about how little food there was by this time, but she seemed oddly quiet compared to her normal fiery attitude. Chip was perplexed about her change in nature, but he had to do what he could to make things better. That's who he was, anyway.

 

"C'mon, Rocket," he said as he placed an arm around her shoulders to steady her shivering. "It can't be that bad today. Many of us still have other dyes stuck in our hair and I think they're human enough to learn from yesterday's mistakes. It'll probably be something we can breeze through. We might even get to bed early tonight."

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"Rocket!" Kit squealed and hugged her. She was one of the big girls that helped the little ones like her.

 

Ex introduced herself and Kit said "It's nice to meet you."

 

She finished her water and watched the older kids. Rocket's head was down and she muttered something.

 

Chip had answered her questions and she was happy to know they wouldn't be trying more food. Probably.

 

"Should we leave now?" She asked, fidgeting. "They might punish us if we're late."

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Rocket tried to smile at Chip. “That other dye in my hair exploded. There’s a reason for these so-called bangs.” Her shivering settled a bit as she leant towards the boy. Closing her eyes, she took a couple deep breaths, listening to what he had to say. “You’re probably right.” She said her voice was slowly getting steadier and stronger. An early night sounded good. Hopefully she would actually be able to sleep this time.

 

“Rocket!” Rocket looked down and saw a small girl hugging her. Kitten. She smiled at the girl, this time successfully. Chip and some of the other older kids might be allowed to see her unhappy and beaten up, but there was no way she would let six year old Kit se her like that.

 

Kit continued talking, and Rocket bent over and ruffled her hair. “Don’t worry. I won’t let them punish you.” The little girl did have a point though. They probably did have to get going. Rocket looked back at her remaining breakfast. She should probably finish it. It didn’t exactly look appetising, but she was hungry. Her stomach rumbled as to emphasise the point. “Let me finish my food, and we’ll leave. Unless you want to go ahead?”

 

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"No." Kit replied. "I'm gunna wait for all of you."

 

She got up and twirled around. "I hope we aren't doing hair dyes or foods."

 

Kit raised one arm and stretched it out as far as she could. Then she did the same with her other hand.

 

She watched Rocket finished eating her food. "Want me to be an entertainer? I can sing for you!"

 

Many of the Kids were leaving the cafeteria. Kit's stomach growled. That was usual. everybody was hungry here. Kit was glad she had let Chip keep his food. He always gave them stuff. Kit didn't want him to leave. Then it would be terrible here!

 

Kit leaned towards Rocket. "Can you pin my dress? It is a lot too big."

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Skyla stopped and waited for everyone else to catch up with her. She was shaking violently. She hated being experimented on. She remembered once they tried out a new food recipe that they created, and she had food poisoning for days. Every time she would try to get up and out of bed, she felt like she was about to vomit.

 

There has NEVER been a time when any of the experiments worked. Ever. Every experiment would either make a child sick, or not effect them. But most of the time, they got sick. And not just a small "cold" or a "runny nose." No. They usually had terrible stomach pains or major headaches. "I wonder what will happen to us with todays experiment..." Skyla thought.

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Ex finished her foor and got up, not caring if the others came or not. She really didn't want her shower priveleges to be taken awway for bein late to experimentation. She exited the cafeteria with the other orphans and walked through the hallway and into the experimentation room.

 

Ex sat down on one of the chairs on the wall nd waited for the staff to explain what would happen to them today. She was still tired but she thought she heard one of the other kids say that they were going to test new shampoo that might counteract the hair dye. But she wasn't sure. There wasn't any special equiptment out on the medical tables to give any hints.

 

(( They are going to be testing vaccines for the flu. It causes strange symptoms such as rashes, stomach problems, vision becoming blurred or vanishing completly, internal bleeding, and migranes. You can go ahead and use these or crate other symptoms))

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