The Dark Awakening – Chapter 24 (They’re coming)

I grabbed the bird’s legs and pulled its talons apart, causing it to screech and finally release me. I landed hard on the ground and Lily and Caleb were immediately by my side. “Get in the car, Mercy,” Caleb snapped. I shook my head again. “No, Caleb. You can’t...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 22 (Training Room)

His muscles were hitting the material just right, showing off the definition of his abs through the thin cotton material. Damn. He walked up to me, pulling out another rubber band from his pocket. “Here, tie up your hair. It’s about to get really hot in here.” His sideways...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 19 (Witch!)

My blood swirled around like a tornado forming from the ground and wrapped around my body. I felt warm, and then hot, like my body was melting, but at the same time, the warmth was comforting and pleasurable. I closed my eyes as it continued to wrap around and...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 16 (The Reveal)

She shuffled the cards a few times and then closed her eyes again. “Mind and body, life once well. Memories taken, hear this spell. Take her mind and make it whole. Return the life that death hath stole.” She pulled the top card over and displayed a blade. “Your...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 15 (Just One Dance)

Caleb, acting like a gentleman, escorted me across the dining area and to the room behind us. As we entered through the double doors, I heard beautiful violin music playing over the speakers surrounding the room. “You used to be a fantastic dancer.” He took a bow while gesturing...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 14 (The Wolf)

I felt their presence and I could hear them breathing heavily. The hairs on my arms stood straight up and I clenched my fist, ready to throw a punch at whoever it was. I slowly turned around, expecting to face my attacker, but no one was there. A low...

The Dark Awakening – Chapter 11 (The Vortex)

A vortex is so complex. The slightest inconsistency or error can collapse the entire thing. William showed me how to do this when I was five.” He moved his hands around left to right, right to left, as yellow energy grew brighter and brighter, until it formed a large...