A Deadly Deal [Jareth x Reader (ch16)]A Deadly Deal [Jareth x Reader (ch16)]2 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
“Tick tock, dearie.”
Olivier spun around, frozen in cold shivers. “Look, I…can I just have an extension?”
“Hmm…Ah don’t think so.” The spindly, dead grey forest well-concealed the leathery-faced man until he skipped down out of a tree, landing gracefully on his feet. “Your ten years are almost up, Lucky. We had a deal. Ye’ve got three hours left to honor it, or I get’cher soul.” A closed-lipped, high laugh punctuated his threat.
“Look…” Olivier stalled, backing away even as the smiling man advanced. “I…I can make it happen, I know that I can, but I need a bit more time…”
“Ye’ve had ten years’ time!” A shrill laugh rang through the forest, burning into a snarl. “Ah think that’s plenty. I need your child, attached umbilical or not, in my possession within a-three hours,” he jingled with a wave of three fingers, “or yo