Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 12 – the finale)

There was a letter at my door. It was addressed from Olivia. I hadn’t heard from her in quite some time, so I eagerly shredded the envelope open, unsure of what to expect. “Dear, Valerie. This town is small, so I don’t know if you’ve heard the news yet. I’m hoping you haven’t, as IContinue reading “Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 12 – the finale)”

Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 11)

I was still in my early twenties. I felt so young, yet according to the society I was living in, I was nearly considered an old maid. Heck, my childhood best friend, Annabella, had already been married, given birth to four babies over the years, her eldest daughter now eleven-years old, and then separated —Continue reading “Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 11)”

Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 6)

A Fork in the Road… I returned to my cottage home one evening after a day with the coven, just like any other day. Aunt Lilac wasn’t in the kitchen cooking dinner like normal. But I didn’t think much of it — she often stays out late for work. I walked into my bedroom andContinue reading “Wife of the Dark Lord (chapter 6)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 10)

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 + recap + timeline Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 That evening, Alice returned home from work in hysterical tears. And there Elizabeth was, awaiting her on the armchair. “I know, Mom!” Alice screamed, “I know everything! I know all about the cult!”Continue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 10)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 9)

Just as Alice was falling asleep that night, Quade was being kidnapped again by the cult. He was brought back to the same basement, tied up in the same chair. The black-cloaked cult members surrounded him. And standing right in front of him — Alice’s mother, Elizabeth. “F***! F***! F***!” Quade repeated out loud asContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 9)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 8)

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 + recap + timeline Chapter 7 “THE PYRAMID: At the top of the pyramid is “The Master” who is essentially the CEO of the entire cult, who sits back and pulls the puppet strings. Directly underneath is the entire alien race known asContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 8)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 7)

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 + recap + timeline “I’m going crazy!” Alice’s mother, who was named Elizabeth, panicked. She was standing in the basement of the church with their leader, “why can’t you give me more of that potion for Alice?” The leader of the cult hadContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 7)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)

This story has become increasingly puzzling and complex, so I made up a recap by chapter and a timeline to avoid confusion. Recap Chapter 1: Alice meets a captivating boy at her work, inspiring her to explore the library’s secret attic where she discovers a chest full of deeply heartfelt, anonymous letters. Chapter 2: AliceContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)”

A Mermaid’s Destiny (Part VIII)

Chapters: I. Conquest // II. Mermaid Ball // III. To Be a Mermaid // IV. Mother Mermaid // V. Lonely Mermaid // VI. The Captain & The Mermaid // VII. Oceana Paradise Fuchsia cried the entire night, after the captain had left her… once again! She returned to work and tried her very best to stay strong, but she was so depressed. She stared out theContinue reading “A Mermaid’s Destiny (Part VIII)”

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 5)

Chapter 1 // Chapter 2 // Chapter 3 // Chapter 4 The night before Quade disappeared, he had been kidnapped on his way home from work. Stopped at a red light on a stranded back road, a group of people dressed in all black threw him out of his car, beat him up, and tossedContinue reading “Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 5)”