Fight For Your Man [Round 8, Chapter 50, Butler]

After they left Hugo's house, Gavin had a lot to say. He declared Hugo a snake and a rolling stone. He felt bad for Carmen that she'd been duped, but she felt that maybe that wasn't the whole story. He encouraged her to not be blinded by love and see things for what they were. Carmen … Continue reading Fight For Your Man [Round 8, Chapter 50, Butler]

Unannounced Visit [Round 8, Chapter 49, Butler]

"Did you call first to say we were coming?" asked Gavin. "Of course not," said Carmen. "Oh, by the way, you see that house over by Hogan's Burger Bar? That's the house Quincy and Daniella moved into. I told you Hugo was their close neighbor. Laurel is looking for them another house. She said something … Continue reading Unannounced Visit [Round 8, Chapter 49, Butler]

Pen Pal Letter D3: Is It Weird That I’m Intrigued, Not Scared?

You can view Sienna's last letter to Daniella here. Dear Sienna, As I read the first part of your letter, I was so worried that I'd activated some trigger of a previous trauma, I was already forming the words in my head for an apology. I thought perhaps you were a vampire attack survivor, and … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter D3: Is It Weird That I’m Intrigued, Not Scared?

Wrapping Things Up In Forgotten Hollow [Round 7, Chapter 36, Epstein]

"Think of it this way, "said Laurel," you now belong to a very exclusive club." "This 'culture' club?? The mommies club?!" "No! The club of women who seem to get pregnant every plum time they Woohoo!" Laurel and Carmen cracked up laughing. Gavin finally joined them around the fire, chuckling a bit. "I'm glad I've never … Continue reading Wrapping Things Up In Forgotten Hollow [Round 7, Chapter 36, Epstein]

Hanging Out In Forgotten Hollow [Round 7, Chapter 35, Epstein]

Sitting around the campfire, Laurel really wasn't sure where to start. The club was there at her behest, and she didn't want to waste their time. But now that they were here, it didn't seem so simple. Laurel's vampire book said Forgotten Hollow was the only place to harvest garlic these days. Laurel setup a club … Continue reading Hanging Out In Forgotten Hollow [Round 7, Chapter 35, Epstein]

Round 7, Chapter 34C [Ralston]: Okay, We’re A Go For Operation Garlic Wreath

While Gavin got ready to head off to work the next day, Kenya decided to work from home. Cristian was still asleep because he worked nights Being a critic for the local newspaper afforded Keyna the opportunity to work from home. She could do it every shift if she wanted, but she'd never done it … Continue reading Round 7, Chapter 34C [Ralston]: Okay, We’re A Go For Operation Garlic Wreath

Round 7, Chapter 34B [Ralston]:Thanks For Your Support

Laurel was still looking at Gavin and feeling grateful he knew exactly what she was talking about when Carmen's protest interrupted her thoughts. "Nope... nope... see, y'all are giving me the heebie jeebies," said Carmen. "This can't be good for the baby." "Carmen, we wouldn't expect you to get involved in this effort to ward … Continue reading Round 7, Chapter 34B [Ralston]:Thanks For Your Support

Round 7, Chapter 34A [Ralston]: So It Wasn’t Just A Dream?!

[Author's note: This chapter ended up way longer than I intended, so I decided to split it up. I'm still going to tell the whole story this week to stay on track with my other scheduled chapters. Speaking of scheduled chapters, I'm planning on posting new chapters every Monday, though I may post additional chapters … Continue reading Round 7, Chapter 34A [Ralston]: So It Wasn’t Just A Dream?!