By Tera Lynn Childs
Seventeen-year-old Phoebe has lately realized that she's a descendant of Nike (the goddess, no longer the shoe). Now, on the way to learn how to keep watch over her newfound - and intensely powerful - powers, she's being compelled to wait Goddess Boot Camp. the one challenge is, not one of the different campers is over the age of ten! it is not going to be effortless to outlive camp, teach for the Pythian video games, and hold her romance with Griffin going robust, yet goddess support her, Phoebe is set to make it paintings!
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Ten mins later, we’ve driven the furnishings apart within the lounge and we’re sitting pretzel variety at the flooring dealing with one another. notwithstanding i attempt to preserve my distance, Stella inches nearer till our knees are virtually touching. She reaches ahead and takes my arms, putting them palm up on my knees. This jogs my memory of the yoga type Nola as soon as dragged me to. not likely my factor. If Stella starts off speaking approximately meditation and asking me to “om” to the goddess Shiva, I’m outta right here. “The workout is termed ‘Inner Contact,’ ” she explains, atmosphere her arms palm up on her knees, too. “The target is so you might find the resource of strength on your physique. ” subsequent she’ll be spouting Hindi and directing me into the downward-facing puppy place. “Close your eyes,” Stella instructs, her voice delicate, melodic. “I am going to guide you thru your physique, and every time I say a space, i need you to concentration all of your strength on that a part of your physique. photo your powers gleaming from that spot, illuminating the whole room. ok? ” I nod. I additionally roll my eyes. fortunately Stella can’t see, although, considering that my eyes are closed. I’m prepared to offer this workout an opportunity, yet I’m skeptical. All this touchy-feely-New-Agey stuff appears like hooey to me. “Toes,” Stella whispers. I concentrate on my ft. heavily, even though, if my powers come from my feet, i feel I’d be too embarrassed to ever use them back. “Ankles. ” I shift my concentration. I’m unsure how I’ll be aware of whilst I’ve “found my powers,” yet I hold attempting. “Calves. ” She pauses lengthy sufficient for me to shift concentration. “Knees. Thighs. ” I stick to alongside. “Hips. Waist. Chest. Shoulders. top fingers. Elbows. Forearms. Wrists. palms. Neck. Head. ” ok, we’ve long gone from ft to nostril and nonetheless not anything. “Now i'm going to stream directly to the organs,” Stella explains. “You might want to shift your concentration inside of your physique. ” I nod. I’m commencing to think brilliant. Quiet and at peace. perhaps there's something to meditation in any case. “Stomach. ” not anything. “Heart. ” not anything. “Mind. ” Noth— “Oh my gods! ” Stella squeals. “That’s it, that’s it! ” I open my eyes, able to ask her how she is aware, yet then I see it. The glow. It’s all over the place. It’s like my head is a huge lamp and the whole room is gleaming in my mild. (That sounds gross, however it is breathtaking. ) “Wow, that’s amaz—” Knock, knock. We either bounce on the loud knock at the entrance door. immediately, the glow is long gone. I misplaced my concentration. “Who may perhaps that be? ” Stella asks, mountain climbing to her ft and heading to the door. while she yanks it open, no one’s there. The porch is empty. I sign up for her on the door, confirming that we simply received ding-dong-ditched. I wager it used to be a ten-year-old from boot camp. That’s simply this type of juvenile prank they'd pull. “Weird. ” Stella leans out the door, glancing round, then appears to be like down. “Oh, here’s whatever. ” She bends all the way down to choose up an envelope sitting at the welcome mat. studying front as she closes the door, she says, “It’s for you. ” “For me? ” I echo. Who would depart me a observe at the entrance porch in the sort of mysterious manner? truly, who would go away me a notice interval?