Priceless Paper: This link reminded me a lot of one of my characters, who might be led to a document such as this in her journey. Character sketch: Dawn.
Her answers. Brenda had finally come through for her. She smiled at the generic papers in her hand.
This was her one connection to her adopted sister, Belinda, long lost to the night. She still mourned her death bitterly.
Focusing in her eyes to the words laid out before her, she looked over the first page. Interests, education, personality of her real parents. Dawn rolled her eyes at that page; she already knew Brenda’s father well enough. She looked briefly at Brenda’s missing mother before turning the page over.
Daily routines, medical records…
She read over other details, care over Belinda; her parents were barely less lazy than her own had been, half of the care being diverted to their own daughter, just like Dawn’s early childhood.
Ah, but here was the penultimate question… why? ‘Financial gain’ is all it said.
That was it? Dawn felt her infamous temper mounted, ripping holes in the sides of the paper from the pressure she was inflicting upon it. Gently, Brenda removed it from her hands.
Furious eyes landed on her. “Don’t you even care?”