Chapter 41: Intrusion

Natalie peered into the crystal, but all she could see was a slightly green haze. “His boyfriend’s name is Valois,” she murmured. “I don’t know if that’ll be of any– OH!” The crystal ball had suddenly dropped back into its stand and Esme was staring at it, her mouth open. “Well!” she exclaimed. “That’s who […]

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Deleted Scene: Bullies

Here’s another little deleted scene from the story. This one is a window into family life with the Fulcanelli-Goths. What happens at the end of this piece (re: Esther) will be dealt with in a different way in the story itself, so that bit should not be regarded as canon to the story. However, the […]

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Chapter 40: Thaw

Gunther twisted around to stare up at Valois. “You’ve died three times? But… couldn’t you have used magic to avoid all of those? I mean, robbed and stabbed?” “My darling boy, think what happens to those around a man who never ages. They grow old, hm? And yet he remains the same. The time comes […]

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Chapter 39: Flight

Gunther drove mindlessly out of Sunset Valley, not caring where he was headed. The gas tank indicator sank with the sun and still he drove, completely lost and completely uncaring. His head was a mess, he couldn’t think straight, and most of the time his vision was blurred by recurring tears. “How could you do […]

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Chapter 38: Run

“Hi, Esther. He’s not being too much of a pain, is he?” Esther cast a shy look at Mortimer, then back at Gunther. “No, he’s fine,” she said. “I’ll just magic him into an hour of being quiet if he gets annoying, but he’s not been too annoying yet.” “Well now, that’s got to be […]

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