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... ray of light ... by FotoOptiX
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A Scarlet Night, Chapter TwoThank you to kikk7 for pre-reading. A sparkly thank you to Vintagejgc and BookishQua for their awesome Beta assistance. I couldn't have done it without the help of these awesome ladies!A Scarlet Night, Chapter Two3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
A Scarlet Night
Edward stayed in that spot all night, unmoving, crippled by the loss of her. He was so confused. Contemplating his own madness, he wondered if it had all been some sort of hallucination. But he could still smell her in the air, on the blades of grass that she had touched. She had been here, with him. What the hell was she?
He replayed every moment with her over and over in his mind. More powerful than me? A human? Did she mean her telepathy or something else? What else could there be? A telepath, a shield, the most exquisite scent, and she disappeared! It was not possible! None of it made any sense.
The passing hours brought a clearing of his head but he found no plausible explanation, and with the unknown came a myriad of emotions to plague him. Her questions
A Scarlet Night, Chapter ThreeA sparkly THANK YOU to kikk7 for pre-reading and Vintagejgc for beta'ing. You ladies are simply awesome!A Scarlet Night, Chapter Three3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
As the sun sank into the horizon, the sky over La Push was awash in blue and orange, errant clouds drifted overhead causing luminous rays of sun to shine down and sparkle over the water. It reminded Bella of Edward's skin.
Just the thought of him caused a sharp distress to run through her. She was craving him, felt the need to go to him, fearing that the distance between then was causing stress on their very new, very needy, mate bond. In her chest was an emptiness that only he could fulfill, she needed her mate.
Bella groaned. She knew what newly mated of her kind were like, overwhelmed and clingy. She could already feel her defenses dropping. She would go to him soon.
She didn't have a choice.
Crouching, she put her hands into the sand, focusi
A Scarlet Night, Chapter SixA big ole THANK YOU to kikk7 and Orrington.rose for pre-reading and Vintagejgc for beta'ing. You ladies are the best!A Scarlet Night, Chapter Six3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Getting to bathe Bella was a compromise that Edward was comfortable with. He leaned down to kiss her jaw and licked the lobe of her ear. "Will you being seeing the wolves again soon?"
She shivered, her back arching bringing her body closer to his. "Yes."
"Good." He leaned in further, breathing on her neck, his lips barely making contact with her skin. "I think we should see them again right away, form a plan."
Bella hummed in agreement, her hands moving slowly up and down his back. She chuckled to herself, amused that Edward would withstand the scent of another male on her, just so that he could see and touch her naked body. She would have let him bathe her without this silly arrangement, but she was also relieved. His reaction to the wolves had been much be
A Scarlet Night, Chapter FourDisclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.A Scarlet Night, Chapter Four3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
A sparkly THANK YOU to kikk7 for pre-reading and Vintagejgc for beta'ing. You ladies are simply awesome!
Edward gazed upon their surroundings and ran his fingers over the grass, which was thicker and more saturated with color than it had been before. The trees seemed to stand taller, the trunks larger in circumference, brandished with many more leaves than he remembered seeing just minutes ago. "What exactly just happened?"
"I believe I just taught you how to channel." She smirked up at him. "And I must say, that was incredible." She was in awe of the experience; floored that Edward had channeled on the first try.
A Scarlet Night, Chapter SevenA super massive THANK YOU to kikki7 for pre-reading and Vintagejgc for beta'ing. These girls rock my socks, for real. I also want to take a moment to thank everyone who has been reading, reviewing and supporting this story. Seriously, you guys make me smile.A Scarlet Night, Chapter Seven3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Spill a drop of her blood and I will end you, vampire.
This was the moment Leah had both feared and looked forward to. Her entire being shook with spasms of fury; every muscle raging as her body leapt through the air. Her mind reeled with anxiousness, fear scraping at her; she would maim and then kill and burn that bastard vampire, and she would take the greatest of pleasure in doing so.
Leah made one last jump before rounding the trees and stopping at the foot of the cabin's porch where the vampire awaited her. She stood before him immense in size, baring her teeth and snarling. Her thoughts were fractured by instinct; sh
A Scarlet Night, Chapter FiveDisclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.A Scarlet Night, Chapter Five3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
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"Wolves?" Edward asked, narrowing his eyes, but he could not see nor sense any movement in the forest. He licked his lips, realizing he was thirsty.
"Apparently," Bella muttered, grimacing at Edward who was picturing glutting himself on the blood of wolves. Turning away she said, "Stay here."
He saw the air shift around her and knew she was about to teleport. He panicked and threw himself toward her at vampire speed, wrapping his arms around her only to once again experience the brief flicker of light and odd feeling in his stomach.
A Scarlet NightThank you to kikk7 for pre-reading. A super massive THANK YOU to Vintagejgc and BookishQua for their awesome Beta assistance. I couldn't have done it without the help of these awesome ladies!A Scarlet Night3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
A Scarlet Night
Edward pushed the doors open and allowed himself to breathe for the first time in forty minutes. The air was fresh and clean, clearing the scents and easing the burn.
During lunch, he sat at a table outside, a book in his hands. Bored, he stretched back into the seat and pretended to read, taking notice of what was happening around him, invading the minds of those who dwelled in his vicinity.
A laugh broke his concentration. A girl was sitting under a tree with a book in one hand and an apple in the other. She wore a wide smile and a large knit cap that covered a crown of long dark hair. She was pale, flushed, and giggling at the words on the page. He wondered what she was reading.
She turned her head, her eyes slowly meeting his and she smiled shyly. Stray hai
Snarklight"Stop it!" I stood between the two of them, a frail mortal girl, a danger magnet in between a duo of pissed off vampire and werewolf.Snarklight4 years ago in Humor More Like This
Charlie huffed. "Show's over folks. If you don't live here, get out, except for you Jake." He gave Jake a wink and a thumbs up which was reciprocated.
I turn my head slowly looking at each one of them, narrowing my eyes at these men before me, all of them on my shit list.
Edward. I'm still mad at him for not telling me about Victoria coming back. Whisked me off to Florida in a lame attempt to hide the return of a succubitch vampire who just happens to be planning my demise. And he's still playing hard to get! The horror! Smut lovers everywhere run screaming from his rampant cockblcocking. He's going to cause me to combust, I swear!
Jacob. Did my right hook sway him? No. The cute bastard tri
A Scarlet Night, Chapter EightA super massive THANK YOU to Vintagejgc and Guy for beta'ing.A Scarlet Night, Chapter Eight3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Carlisle inhaled sharply, gripping the back of the chair as he heard them approaching. He had assumed that Felix would return; The Volturi would not be refused on this matter. They were coming for Edward.
Their scent on the wind intensified- making him freeze in place. Felix was not alone; he was accompanied by Demetri and Chelsea. There was no longer time to run; it was time to face The Volturi.
Cordial and welcoming as always, Carlisle offered his hospitality wearing his smile as a mask. The guards from Volterra regarded him with subtle nods before striding inside with long sweeping gaits, their heads held high and their long coats billowing behind them.
They stood in the great room, Chelsea and Felix silent and motionless as Demetri wandered the space touching various objects and trying to get a sense of Edward. His gift was tracking, his power accurate and precise, yet he was
Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 5Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 56 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
It was a late April day, and I was visiting Grandpa and Grandma. Grandpa wasn't home yet, so Grandma and I were sitting outside, enjoying the springy weather. Jake had called earlier and said he would be coming over, so we were waiting for him, too.
"Hey, Nessie, want to play a game?" Grandma asked.
Grandma picked up two puffy dandelions and gave me one. "Blow on that as softly as you can, and how ever many seeds are left is how many true loves you will have in your lifetime."
I stared at my dandelion as grandma blew on hers. She had two left.
"One for your grandpa, and one for the man I loved in my human life." She smiled to herself. I blew on mine.
There was one left.
"I wonder who that will be?" She asked no one.
And then Jake was there. He was coming from the trees, buttoning his shorts. I ran over and hugged him.
It was starting to get dark, so we went back inside.
Mom and Dad showed up around 8:00, ready to take me home. I was still playing with Jake, so they star
Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 6Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 66 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
It was somewhere around three P.M. when I woke up. I sat up in my bed and began to wonder how Id gotten there, and then how Id even managed to sleep for so long. Suddenly it felt like I was being hit in the head with multiple bricks as I remembered why I had fainted in the first place. Gregory. Gregory was dying. Gregory had cancer. I put my hand on my face and sat there for a minute. I started thinking about Gregory and suddenly my vision got blurry, and I felt something wet on my hand. I was crying. Id never cried before. I pulled my legs up, put my face on my knees, and cried. I cried until nothing would come out anymore. I continued to sit there, and then I wondered why my mom or dad hadnt come into the room yet. I knew Dad would know I was awake.
I got up and looked around the house. They werent there. I looked through the whole house and outside. They must have been hunting. I remembered that we were supposed to leave
Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 9I had another strange dream that night. In the dream I was just sitting on the side of some highway. It was pitch black outside, but in the distance I could see a strange figure coming toward me. I knew I should move, but in the dream I was really tired for some reason. I couldn't move anymore. I just stared at the figure coming toward me. I felt absolutely terrified. When the figure stopped in front of me, even though I was utterly horrified of whatever it was, I reached out to touch it. I was shocked by how cold it was. It felt like ice. I stared at my hand for a moment, then moved my eyes slightly upward, only to see bright blood red eyes staring back at me. I jerked my hand back slightly but then screamed out in pain as I felt the figure's sharp white teeth dig into it.Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 95 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
My heart was racing when I awoke form the dream. Tears were flowing down my cheeks. I jumped as I saw my dad standing in the corner. He smiled.
"You okay, Nessie?" He asked as he walked over to me.
Yes, I tho
A Scarlet Night- Chapter NineA super massive THANK YOU to kikki7 for pre-reading and Vintagejgc for beta'ing. A sparkly happy appreciation dance for my girls!A Scarlet Night- Chapter Nine3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
"Fine. Kill the vampires."
Another round of howls echoed through the trees, resonating through the air like a melodic siren. Long and drawn out, wavering like notes in music; a trumpet calling everyone to court. It turned into a slow drone tapering off as the wolves ran out of breath. The quiet shifting into an uncomfortable silence before the mood took a drastic shift. The sharpest of claws pawed at the earth, teeth were bared in a frightening display as the wolves prepared themselves.
Edward was on his feet, the tension riling him. His body tightly coiled as he struggled to control himself. Rationally he knew the wolves were not against him, but the thoughts around him spiraled with maddening animosity toward vampires; they were hard to ignore. Instinct demanded that he bare his teeth back, growl and crouch and fight.
A Scarlet Night- Chapter TenI raise two pints of double dark chocolate gelato to my pre-reader, kikki7 and my beta Vintagejgc. May these two awesome ladies revel in dark chocolaty goodness forever more (or until the pint is empty...)A Scarlet Night- Chapter Ten3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
"Edward." Bella snapped her fingers in his face and when he didn't respond at all, she smacked his cheek, not so lightly. "Edward!"
He groaned, his eyes fluttering open. Bella was beside him, giving him a moment to get his bearings. It was a smooth jump, but he was unprepared and the act turned out to be physically draining for both of them.
She touched his shoulder gently and ran her hand down his arm. "Are you okay?"
He nodded, still reeling from his encounter with Carlisle. It was a revelation for him, seeing his reaction to Bella's scent. She had told him of course, but he had never imagined...
"He lives. The wolves won't kill him." She winked at him. "I may have ordered them not to."
He turned to face her, tracing a single finger down her cheek.
Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 11His eyes flashed around the room. He still hadn't taken in a breath.Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 115 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
I smiled. "Gregory! You're okay!" I looked towards the door, surely Dad would have read my thoughts by now. "Everyone! He's awake!" I yelled.
I flew over to the door and opened it to see if anyone was coming. They weren't. I remembered that Grandpa had told he they were going hunting, but they should've been back by now. Where was Jake? Maybe he had to go home for something.
As I stood at the door, puzzled, I'd forgotten about Gregory behind me. Suddenly, I felt him standing right behind me, breathing on my neck. Breathing now. Inhaling strongly.
I froze. Grandpa had told me about new vampires. How they could easily forget their human lives, how much stronger and faster they were then older vampires.
Then, it all happened very fast. Gregory's face descended to my neck. He was obviously unprepared for how hard my skin was, but he still managed to pierce through it. I turned swiftly and pushed him away with all my stren
Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 10Once I got home, I threw myself onto my bed. Mom and Dad weren't home yet, and I began to wonder how long I was gone. Surely it was over two hours. Maybe they were just really thirsty. Maybe they went to Grandma and Grandpa's house. I laid there and wondered where they were for awhile, and before I knew it, I was asleep.Renesmee Cullen - Chap. 105 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
When I awoke, it was dark out. I couldn't hear anyone moving around in the house. I left my room and looked everywhere, but there was no sign of my mom or dad. I walked out to the front porch, and what I found there surprised me.
Jake was sitting there, staring off into the distance.
"Jake?" I mumbled, still kind of sleepy.
"Nessie," he looked at me and paused for a moment. "Nessie, I told them they could change Gregory. I just want you to be happy."
I stood there for a moment, wondering if this was real. It all seemed like a dream. Then I ran over and threw my arms around Jacob. "Thank you." I whispered into his ear. He wrapped his arms around me and lightly nuzzled h
Renesmee Cullen Chap. 4The next few months flew by. I was becoming better friends with Trevor and Gregory, and I had made a few other friends at my small school. I came to find out that Trevor had a good voice, and that Gregory was really good at drums, he was so coordinated. Besides school, everything had been going as usual. Me going to Jakes, or him coming to our house, going to guitar lessons, and visiting Grandpa and Grandma every other day. I had this new this called homework. I hated it. It took time away from Jake and my play time. Time seemed to fly by now, and, before I knew it, it was April.Renesmee Cullen Chap. 46 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
One day, in homeroom, Gregory seemed like he was being more distant from me than normal. We still talked and stuff, but he kept looking off into space.
So, I finally said, Gregory? while he was staring at the book on his desk.
Yeah? He said, not looking at me.
Whats up? Youve been staring off a lot; something wrong?
Emma's Wish, an OUaT fanficJames and Snow held on to each other when the purple cloud disappeared. "Snow?" he said. "Are you okay?"Emma's Wish, an OUaT fanfic3 years ago in Drama More Like This
"I'm just fine, Charming," she said and then remembered their daughter and grandson. "Henry." She took her husband's hand.
"What are you talking about?" James asked when he turned her to face him.
"Henry ate the apple turnover that was meant for Emma," Snow White said.
"Apples," James said with disgust. "Come on." He took Snow and then walked toward the hospital.
At the hospital, Emma and Henry were still holding each other when the purple cloud disappeared.
"Magic," they heard the Blue Fairy said.
Emma turned to look at her. "Excuse me?" she said.
"My magic," she said. "It's returned to me."
"I thought when I broke the spell," Emma told her, "that you'd have gotten back."
The Blue Fairy shook her head. "I don't know how to explain it, but I have it now."
"Mr. Gold," Emma murmured.
The Blue Fa
OUAT Tea Cups and Hearts: Chapter TwelveOnce Upon a Time: Tea Cups and HeartsOUAT Tea Cups and Hearts: Chapter Twelve3 years ago in Romance More Like This
Chapter Twelve: Those Forgotten
Current Time: Storybrooke
Henry grabbed Mr. Gold's arm and held it firmly not knowing if the man would fall over or not. And Gold, sensing the boys chagrin patted his hand.
"I'll be fine, Henry. You can let go now."
Though the man assured him that he was in fact fine, the boy still didn't let go of his forearm until he the older man was seated in a wonderfully crafted wooden chair in the main part of the shop. Then, Henry took a seat on the floor near his feet.
"Henry, you don't have to sit on the floor. I have plenty of chairs in the back."
"I don't mind," Henry answered with a grin. "I actually prefer the floor sometimes."
"Do you now?" Gold asked shifting in his chair slightly, his leg aching with the colder weather.
When Henry's comment was followed by silence, Gold looked down at the boy and couldn't help but smile. Emma's little lad reminded him of his long lost Baelfire. His Bae . . . Feeling the despai
With his Whole Heart, an OUaT fanficBefore Henry could eat the apple turnover, Emma got to it first. "Regina made it for me, Kid," she said. "I need you to understand."With his Whole Heart, an OUaT fanfic3 years ago in Drama More Like This
Henry crossed his arms. "That the turnover's yours or that you're leaving without breaking the curse?" he asked.
"Henry, I know your mad," Emma said, "but I see that your mother taking very care of you."
"Eat the turnover, Emma," Henry replied, "and if you don't have your true love over you after a kiss, they you'll know I'm lying."
Emma looked at the turnover. Her true love was dead, and then there was no way to bring him back. "If I eat this, Henry, and turn out okay, will you stop all this nonsense about fairy tales?" she asked.
Henry sighed. "Yes," he said.
Emma looked at the apple turnover. She shouldn't be nervous eating a simple apple turnover, and Henry's fear was ridiculous at best. She took a bite out of the dessert, and then all of a sudden collapsed.
"Emma!" Henry said shouted and then ran to her.