|East Meets West: Carpe Diem
Author: The Very Last Valkyrie PM
ON PERMANENT HIATUS. School's out, and one part of Alice Brandon's life has ended. Prospective engagee, always vampire girlfriend and ever danger magnet, Alice's human days are numbered. But this time, the peril awaiting is much closer to home...Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Humor - Jasper & Alice - Chapters: 29 - Words: 41,436 - Reviews: 465 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 04-13-10 - Published: 01-21-09 - id: 4807973
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I may not be uploading the rest anytime soon (though I may be). I've selected Valentine's as a possible date for the chapter one release, but when people plead I just seem to buckle and give in.
So here it is - East Meets West: Carpe Diem - the preface. Enjoy.
A pair of red eyes glared furiously into mine, ablaze with anger and bloodlust. The mouth was pretty, but twisted into a pucker of rage which robbed it of any previous charm.
An ice white membrane surrounded the features; skin pallid and perfect over the bones beneath.
The creature's carotid remained perfectly still - there was no heartbeat, no life left in her, and she looked as if she had no pity for anyone or anything in the world.
Hesitantly, I reached out one finger and touched the cold glass of the mirror.