Storming around an empty castle.
Making it up as I go.
Moving up, up, up.
Wandering alone on the road.
A day alone in a museum is a day well spent.
Sometimes I’ve gotta face the world alone.
Being by myself is never boring.
I hated being “Ashley’s friend” instead of who I am on my own.
Turning the page.
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