Saturday, October 23, 2010

YA Spooktacular: Darkness (Story 1, Part 3)

This is the third part of the first story in the YA Spooktacular. This is one story, written in parts by several different authors and posting on various blogs. For full details on this and the prize packs, check out the bit below the story.

If you haven't started in on this yet, check out the first part here. Continuing the story is the fan-frickin-tastic Courtney Allison Moulton, the brains behind Angelfire.


Her name was Anna.

It was so rare for anyone to see him, so when they did, his attention was immediately locked on them. It was a single, fluttering moment, barely half a heart’s beat, when their eyes had met, her sun-kissed hazel on his stormy dark gray, that sent them both on a collision course. He had seen enough fear on the faces of humans to instantly tell there was none in her gaze.


There was recognition—the falling of her gentle features as if she knew his kind and pitied them, pitied him. This perplexed him, drove him mad with curiosity, for why would any creature feel sorry for something like him?


And this only drew him more strongly to her.


Their first words to each other, those first moments of contact, those first days and weeks of eventual passion—he knew better. He knew just how unwise every word, every touch, had been. But she was too tempting, her sunlight was too tempting—and sunlight just wasn’t his thing. That’s how he knew it could never last. If he stayed with her, she would never last.


He knew, even from the beginning, that his curiosity was what had spelled her doom—for there were others like him, others far darker than he.


Head on over The Book Labyrinth to see where this is going! And thank you, Courtney, for that awesome addition to the story!

Also make sure to check out the second story, starting here, and called A Soul Laid Bare.

The icing on the proverbial cake and following these stories? The prizes! To get on this, make sure you comment on every post/section for the stories. If you want to enter both prizes packs (yes, there's a prize for each story thread), then you have to comment on all the posts. But, don't think of it as a must do... think of it as getting to read a whole bunch of awesome stuff from awesome YA authors, and letting them know you appreciate it.

On top of this (yep, it gets better), there are Trick or Treat stops along the way. Take part in these and you'll get even more entries into the prize packs! If you need more details, or want a list of all the stops so you don't miss any, it's here.

50 comments:

  1. Oh! It keeps getting better! Thank you so much!

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  2. Ooh a dangerous romance! I'm so loving where this story is going!

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  3. Keep up the good work! I can't wait to learn more about their relationship!

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  4. I think this story is my favorite of the two so far :D can't wait to read the rest!

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  5. I love forbidden love <3 Looking forward to see how they end up...

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  6. Ah a love story <3 I knew I'd like this

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  7. Oh Em Gee! This is so fun and such a great little story so far.

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  8. I love forbidden love! But I'm afraid about what happened to her!

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  9. Craziness! I like the flashback type thoughts. And now I'm going to go read the part on my own blog, haha, because I stopped myself from doing so until I could read it in context.

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  10. AHH! Must get to the end of this story! Anticipation is killing me.

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  11. This was such a good idea! I'm having a great time reading.

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  12. This is awesome! This story demands you to keep reading, just to see where it goes, what Jeremy is, and where is Anna now. I'm loving it.

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  13. Loving this story...can't wait to see what happens between now and my section.

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  14. I'm really enjoying these stories. Each one keeps you guessing at the end, dying to know what happens next.

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  15. hmm...of course her pity would intrigue him. It certainly intrigues me.

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

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  16. Awesome! I want to meet this girl. Can't wait for them to meet :)

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  17. I'm loving this! It keeps getting better and now I want more Jeremy and Anna, and to know what's darker than him

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  18. she seems his complete opposite, where could this be going?

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  19. Oh wow. It just gets better and better!

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  20. Ah, a forbidden romance could never be missing...

    milagp1@yahoo.com.br

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  21. Wow, this is my favorite story portion so far! Can't wait to see what happens :)

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  22. It sounds so sad. ;_; Thank you for posting!

    fabgiada (at) gmail (dot) com

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  23. I love the forbidden, dangerous romance!

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  24. Getting better. Still wondering what they are.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

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  25. Really leaving us wondering. Glad this story isn't going to be longer. I would go crazy waiting!

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  26. Looking forward to finding out more about Jeremy & Anna.

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  27. Having such a fun time reading such a neat story - collaborations are always so interesting - you never know where the story will go -

    bleumoon

    bleumoonspirit(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. Really liked this installment. Good job.

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  29. Okay he bad but there are worse than him. He doomed her, but how must move on to more.

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  30. If he stayed with her she would never last? WHY!?! Eek I'm so into this, must go read the next one NOW!

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  31. Ohh Jeremy's afraid for Ana! I hope she's ok?? Whats next?? Can't wait to keep reading.

    Kristen
    My Bloody Fairy TAle

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  32. The story just keeps getting better and better!

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  33. I see so they gave in to a romance..so hes thinking back..hmm..wonder what came of it..I must keep reading..
    ^"^

    baby_blackroze@yahoo.com

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  34. The mysterious girl finally has a name:).

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  35. Its so good A love story that is forbidden want more!

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  36. Ooh, interesting, I really want to find out more about the pair

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  37. Hmm, romance time. This will surely be exciting!

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  38. Great job, Courtney! I like it!

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  39. It keeps getting better! I want more!

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  40. I really enjoyed this part. I'm curious about what happened between them.

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  41. Oh my. I hope Anna has an idea of what she's gotten herself into...

    And with each story addition, I like Jeremy more. He's so nifty!

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