Fanfic for Mandi: The Forever Joke 3Fire. Fire and Poison. Every cell burned with a flame that wouldn't die. Nicki screamed at the top of her lungs as the monster carried her to Lord only knew. The college student could only focus on the bright, searing pain despite her desire to know where she was going with the-the thing that had attacked her. She dimly felt--more than heard--the creature carrying her trying to sooth her with meaningless words. Nothing could sooth this! Nothing was as ever painful as the disease now running through her. What had the vampire done to her?
Vampire? Vampire. Yes, it made sense now. Nicki hadn't had a clue why she ran. All she knew was that the being behind her was dangerous and fatal. And she'd run, even knowing in the animalistic part of her brain that she could never outrun the thing. It didn't matter. Fight or flight and Nicki knew she could never win a fight with pretty much anyone. It didn't matter what it was. Nicki ran.
But now the pieces fit. The being wanted to eat her; she
Fanfic for Mandi: The Forever Joke 2Mandi really, really didn't mean to turn the girl. All she wanted to do was scare the young woman a little bit before inviting her to the Halloween party at the high school. The dark-blond looked agitated and lonely. Mandi, with her urge to make everyone feel welcome, followed her around downtown while waiting for an opportunity to jump out for a scare (as immature as that might be) before saying hello. Unfortunately, the girl sensed the deadly presence behind her and ran within a minute of Mandi's attempt to make contact.
One whiff of the girl's scent and one look at her retreating back was all the almost-newborn needed to send her into a hunting frenzy. The cruel, vicious--but sharply intelligent--part of a vampire's mind kept Mandi back from just jumping the girl and instead led her far into the woods. When they were remote enough from town that no one would see, Mandi caught up with the screaming humanunlucky enough to be stalked on Halloween, when every idiot teen was