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Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel chapter 5
“That’s ok,” Giovanni replied. “It’s been so long since I’ve been around someone new. I can’t image how strange that must be for you,” he said, leading her around the corner, back towards the main hall. There Giovanni pointed at a painted floral feature hanging on the wall along the side of the staircase. He slid his hand down the deep engraving of a petal and rolled his index finger over a small bump. There it was revealed, a secret door leading to a small platform and another staircase going down into darkness. Mira followed him down the staircase, after a slight hesitation, until they reached the bottom, where Giovanni switched on the lights. Right away, Mira blinked her eyes rapidly from the shock as they adjusted from total darkness to extreme brightness.
Word Count: 133
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