For Sam: Mistletoe FunIn the midst of preparing for the Christmas party, Theo glanced around him and noticed something about the others.For Sam: Mistletoe Fun2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Even though earlier the members of the group had mingled freely among each other, now they had begun to gather in twos. Dieter had been lassoed (literally) by Veronica and was now serving as a stepladder while she dangled a disco ball from the ceiling. Alex and Airren were testing out the sound system by taking a slow-dance spin in one corner. The new Shadowhunters, Neah and Sasha, were whispering in another. Oblivion... wasn't there.
But what is the significance of the plant? Is it beneficial to mortals' health?
"No, I don't think it's really good for anything. It's just... for fun."
Umbra was following Nicholas with a large basket of mistletoe while the angel hovered near the doorways and streamers, hanging sprigs here and there.
"Well..." Obviously finding this awkward, Umbra freed one hand to rub the back of his neck. "Mundanes have this traditi
Etzel and the ColossusEtzel von Gerhart scrambled over the rubble of a fallen wall, surveyed the carnage before him, and groaned.Etzel and the Colossus2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
This was the third straight night of fighting. Put a battalion of demons and the warriors they were bound to in front of a guerrilla band of very, very angry warlocks, and things were bound to get ugly bloody quick. But then, apparently, they kept on getting bloody. Lengthily. Etzel ducked as a magical explosion detonated and something fleshy flew over his head.
None of the nastiness and mess really had an impact on his role here, though. Etzel folded his arms and wiped the splatters fastidiously from his face with his favorite handkerchief black, so that the stains didn't show. All he really had to do was find a certain item, get it and bring it back to his employer though killing as many opposing warlocks as possible would be a bonus.
Well, then. Where to find this sunstone. He tucked his kerchief away and dusted his hands off theatrically, then for good measure t