Beauty and the Beast

Chapter Twenty-Three – Rise Again

“Odette!” Casimir yelled as her body pitched forward into his. The nursery door had opened, and a figure had picked up Saren’s discarded butcher knife, now dripping red blood onto the ground. “We meet again, Casimir.” Casimir cradled Odette in his arms as he looked up at another blonde head. “Put her down or I’ll… Continue reading Chapter Twenty-Three – Rise Again

Beauty and the Beast

Chapter Twenty-Two – To Hell and Back

“B-baby?” Odette stammered. “Like, Elrichs’s baby? Is something wrong with it?” “Elrich?” Jackie whimpered. “Who’s that?” Odette’s jaw dropped open as all thoughts escaped her head. “I, uh, ah-” “It’s Emiliano’s,” she sobbed. “And I haven’t seen him in…weeks? Months?” Odette shrugged helplessly. She had no idea how long she had been in the castle… Continue reading Chapter Twenty-Two – To Hell and Back

Beauty and the Beast

Chapter Eighteen – Past Promises

“Okay, my turn!” Serena giggled happily as she slapped her hands over her crystal-blue eyes. Saren waved a hand in front of her, checking to make sure she really, truly couldn’t see anything. Serena was an unrepentant cheat, and they both knew it. “Okay, you’ve got thirty seconds!” Serena shouted as she heard Saren’s soft… Continue reading Chapter Eighteen – Past Promises

Beauty and the Beast

Chapter Seventeen – Strength in Numbers

“Um, a piranha!” “What? No way. You’re more of a starfish.” “No way! My bite is way¬†worse than my bark.” Odette and Casimir strolled along the beach, firing off question after question at each other. They had spent many relaxing days just talking and truly getting to know each other. Though Casimir insisted they don’t… Continue reading Chapter Seventeen – Strength in Numbers