Chapter 3.29 – Mystery Woman

On Gloria’s request, Beth had followed Wilbur from the frilly dollhouse that was the Wangshaft Manor. The geriatric gent was incredibly paranoid so tailing him had to be subtle. Thankfully, Beth was skilled at avoiding detection. She, like Gloria, hadn’t expected Wilbur to actually go where he said was going. An incident involving an unattendedContinue reading “Chapter 3.29 – Mystery Woman”

Chapter 3.28 – Hard-Earned Hat

The forest of Forgotten Hollow, miles from the nearest town and therefore largely unaffected by light pollution, was the darkest place Jessica had ever been. Other than that time she’d hidden in a crate for half a day to infiltrate that mink farm, that is. This situation definitely trumped that one; she could move herContinue reading “Chapter 3.28 – Hard-Earned Hat”

Chapter 3.27 – Filthy

Note: somewhat NSFW Wednesday had passed without much fanfare and it was time for Caleb’s first lesson in, as Melinda called it, ‘How Not to be a Butthead’. He was trying to focus but it had been a long, long time since he’d been at school and he was remembering how bad he had beenContinue reading “Chapter 3.27 – Filthy”

Chapter 3.26 – Cabbage

Warning: This one deals with the death of a child which readers may find upsetting. Also, Lilith is wankered (again). In an effort to both fill her endless time and avoid bumping into anyone she knew, after leaving Joe’s bar, Lilith had wandered. Firstly, she’d wandered around the forest of Forgotten Hollow, then she’d wanderedContinue reading “Chapter 3.26 – Cabbage”

Chapter 3.25 – Hunt. Kill. Cuddles.

Note: Disturbing image. Nudity. Yes, Yimiki, this one contains BUM. – A lot can change in a moment. Run for the hills, girl, lest you be promised for an eternity of servitude and humiliation at the hands of a heartless monster. I see that you have met my fiancé. In a moment, the world canContinue reading “Chapter 3.25 – Hunt. Kill. Cuddles.”

Chapter 3.24 – Grandma Was A Nutter

Hanging out in Wyatt’s room used to be akin to visiting a landfill on a hot, summer’s day. But now, with the crisp, fresh sheets, vacuumed flooring and lingering scent of chlorine, Broof could tolerate being in here for the same amount of time he could tolerate being around Wyatt. Time that, due to circumstance,Continue reading “Chapter 3.24 – Grandma Was A Nutter”

Chapter 3.23 – The Rot

Warning: the final scene of this chapter, beginning when you see Faith, contains self-harm and negative thought processes that may be distressing or triggering. Skip this one if you feel these issues may affect you. Stay safe. https://www.mind.org.uk/ AJ was thoroughly pissed off. She had half a mind to head straight back home and spendContinue reading “Chapter 3.23 – The Rot”

Chapter 3.22 – Peachy Blob

“Good afternoon. It’s time for your hourly news round-up with me; Lorna Broad-Castor. Today’s headlines on Tuesday 16th May 2017 – yes, it’s still only halfway through May; I know this year is lasting forever. “There has been a minor breakthrough in the case of the missing daughter of the late, great Sandy Moss. AfterContinue reading “Chapter 3.22 – Peachy Blob”

Chapter 3.21 – Please

It had been a fun – but long – morning in her new job as pot decorator at Harper Flowers and Melinda was taking her well-earned break. Her vampiric superspeed enabled her to paint even faster than she previously could and she had completed six pots, much to Sage’s delight. She had chosen to paintContinue reading “Chapter 3.21 – Please”

Chapter 3.20 – Deadbeat Dad

Wyatt had arrived back home after his fruitless training session with Broof, to have April latch to him like a limpet. She was bubbling with excitement to work on the potion again, to learn about all the different ingredients, to theorise about what might work in the cure potion and to ask him a hundredContinue reading “Chapter 3.20 – Deadbeat Dad”