Chapter I: Violets and ViolinsThe moon hung high in the black canopy that covered the earth, sprinkled with stars that sparkled so brightly. Down below a village fire burned brightly as dancers encompassed around it, hooting and hollering as they did. Others played a variety of instruments as children and infants scampered around, immitating their parents and patriarchs, joining in on the village steps.A boy dilligently watched a girl through the roaring fire, intent on her realizing his existence. her eyes finally met his and she smiled, knowing his thoughts. Suddenly she mingled into the midst of the dancers. He watched her wieve among the women and men; twice she encircled the fire, and twice her eyes caught his. Then she was gone.He stood, searching despirately in every direction for the one he fancied so. He saw her, skipping down one of the cillage streets, and followed her softly, ducking behind this and that to avoid being seen. But she knew of his existance, and turned, running between several houses and
.:What He Needs Part 1:. Rouge lazily lounged upon her couch, wracking her brain for a way to spend the day. It was her off day, and she wanted to be enjoying herself, but everything she thought of either sounded dull or overdone. Part of her wanted to go rob a couple of good jewelry shops, but she had already hit up nearly every store within the vicinity at least twice within the past month. Security at each one was almost certainly tight now, expecting her to strike again. As much as she hated to admit, she'd have to wait a while before stealing anymore jewels. There was the Master Emerald, but she was sure Knuckles was expecting her today, considering she had already tried to snatch the giant gemstone the day before. He would be on guard and she wasn't in the mood to fight with the dense echidna today. Sighing inwardly, she decided that watching television would just have to do for the time being, at least until a good idea struck her.