Disclaimer: I do not own Yu-Gi-Oh at all!

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OMG! I'm so happy you guys decided to check out my newest story! I think I'm going to cry! Well this is going to be different from my usual stories, but I think you guys might like it! I'm telling you guys that this will be a Seto/Serenity story, so if you don't like that you could leave, but you'll never know if you would of liked it, willing to take the chance? Lol! Anyways please enjoy this very much!

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The Heart of Darkness

By: xx Jessica Malfoy xx

Chapter One: The Night

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The night, a time after sunset when all light from the sun disappears from the earth leaving them in darkness where only the moon and stars give off some kind of dim light. The darkness that leaves the world in secrecy as to what happens in the dark when no one is around. Who does know for sure what is going on in the night?

When the last few sheds of light are shown before the sun finally sets, the world changes for the worst. Nothing good usually comes from the darkness; it leaves a gloomy feeling over you, makes you wonder what's happening. The darkness can change a person dramatically. It could change what you stand for, it could change you.

In the dark, when no one is around is where you truly reveal yourself, where you can be what you want to be, do what you want to do and not worry about anyone seeing you, knowing. Where you dream of you deepest desires, where you can keep well hidden your darkest secrets.

The darkness that leaves you with no hope whatsoever makes you cry while you hold yourself, while you fight to stay sane. But what scares one the most is not being able to see, not knowing what's going on around you, wondering who could be in the shadows, watching, waiting to make their move.

But the human race weren't as smart as they seem, of course they always had a plan incase something happened, if they were in that situation, but when one comes face to face with what their scared of, their minds go blank and the only thing that is registered in their mind is to run, run as fast as you can, and only hope you'll get away from whatever is chasing you, but they never do, they can't escape what the creature had planned, no one can.

But we enjoy it. Seeing them run, it's quite entertaining. Watching their eyes, as they widen in fear, knowing for the briefest moment there was no escape for them, that they would die right then and there, and there was nothing he or she could do about it, no one could help them, only an idiot would. Risk their life, not knowing what roams the dark, just to save another, someone you don't know at all.

Why can't they just go on their way? Why try to help something you know you can't do anything about? Why waste your time. Once you are a chosen pray, a victim, there is nothing you can do, nothing you can say that will change our minds. We want you for one reason and that is all, you are worthless to us for any other reason, we just love what you have, and that is your blood.

You're blood, when it first hits our mouth, it drives us wild, and we want more of it every sip we take, and each taste is better then the last. The last drops we lick off our lips, the ending of a great meal, and the knowing that the next will be better leaves us hungrier.

We do not pity what we've done, we don't care if we hurt you in anyway, we only care for what is inside of you and that will never change, we will never change.


A young girl at the age of nineteen stood in front of a camera, live for the world to see and hear what she had to say. Her long brown hair was in a nice bun with several strands that fell in front of her face, her brown eyes full of fear and sadness. She wore a tight short skirt, and a white blouse that was now covered by the long black jacket she wore that matched her long high heel black boots.

A microphone in her small-gloved hand, she began to speak to the camera. "We have found seven more people that have fallen to their death late last night. What is strange about this is that each one has two bite marks on their neck. Some think it would be the case of a vampire or more, none know for sure, but scientist don't believe it and think there is another reason behind this all" she said, then taking a breath before continuing with the story.

"What we do know is that it has not been only happening here in Domino Japan, but in other places around the world. Police say and recommend that you should be home before the night falls for your safety until they discover what is happening and stop it. There will be several police cars circling Domino at night, and they recommend that if you see anything strange to call the police right away" she said with seriousness, her brown eyes showing a little fear.

"With that, I'm Serenity Wheeler with the six o'clock news" she said standing there smiling till the cameraman gave her the signal that she was no longer live. Her smile immediately vanished when the signal came and she handed the microphone to the man.

"Good job, you truly are improving" her boss said to her.

"Thanks" she said grabbing her black purse, getting ready to leave.

"Be careful Serenity," he said, watching her walk away, returning home to her brother. The sun had set a little while ago, leaving Domino in the dark. The quiet streets that no one roamed for fear of what could happen to them, the random cars that would pass by once in a while, returning to their warm homes and family.

Nothing could be heard, except for the noises her boot made when she walked on the cold gray sidewalk. The few strands of hair that were left down, danced in the cold harsh wind, the wind hitting her face making her eyes tear up a bit from the cold.

She blinked a few times to make the tears fall from her face so her vision wouldn't be blurry and she could see around her, ruining her black eyeliner. She needed her eyes to see; to make sure nothing would jump out at her. She wanted to be alert, ready for anything. She wasn't a strong fighter, but she could protect herself in little ways, like her simple black purse she had, it was filled with two or three large bricks, ready to slam into anyone's face.

She may not be strong, but she was smart, and in some ways her intelligence helped her in many situations she had been faced with in the past. The big trees branches danced in the wind, the different colored leaves falling down, and hitting the almost dead grass.

She was almost home now, all she had to do was pass through the park and she would be home, safe from whatever lurked the night. Taking a deep breath, she stepped into the park and walked the usual path. The only thing heard was the sound of cracking leaves under her footsteps and the sound of the harsh winds that hit her face.

She was in the center of the park, crossing over the little white bridge that stood above the little pond, when she heard a noise. She didn't stop to look around; all she did was quicken her pace, and hoped that whatever it was would leave her alone.

Her brown eyes were filled with fear, as her heart pounded hard in her chest as she took quick breathes. She was almost out of the park now; she could see the lights coming from her brother's window, she was going to make it after all.

Suddenly, something appeared in front of her, making her freeze in place. When she squinted, she could tell it was just a man, and she sort of felt relieved, if he tried anything she would hit him with her purse, and that would be then end of that.

In an instant though, he stood before her, a dark evil smirk on his face. Serenity looked up at the tall man taking in his features. He had short brown hair, and cold blue eyes, that only made Serenity even more scared. He had gotten so close to her in so little time; she thought it was impossible for any normal human being to do.

Her eyes widened. This is no normal man; this was what was killing the others she thought fearfully.

"W-what do you want?" she asked taking a small step back, he was to close to her and it scared her, what did he want? She had done nothing to him. His dark eyes watched her, a little confusion in them also as a question lingered in his mind.

"Why haven't you run?" he asked her, a bit of annoyance in his voice. She bit her lip. Why hadn't she not run yet? Or at least screamed; surely her brother would have heard her. "I asked you a question" he spat at her, he hated being ignored. This girl was ruining the fun, how come she wouldn't just run?

"I d-don't know" she managed to squeak out, her voice showing all how scared she was.

"Do you know what I am? What I'm going to do? Because when you find out you will think of how stupid you are," he growled. Why was even telling her this? Maybe it was the fact that she didn't run like the others, cry and beg for her life like the little weakling she was.

"Well then what are you?" she asked a little annoyed, a bit of bravery returning to her, as she placed both hands on her hips.

He smirked, for someone in fear, she still had attitude. "I am what lives in the dark and sleeps in the day, I am what you will fear the last few moments of your life, I am a vampire," he said.

"Your a v-vampire?" she asked, hoping she hadn't heard right. But even so, she didn't believe in such nonsense, the man must be insane she thought, and so she let out laughter from her. Did this man think she was stupid?

"You will not laugh!" he hissed at her angrily. "But that's correct, and so I'm sure you know what we do, what we feast on, what we crave for" he said, taking a step closer to the young woman, his blue eyes never leaving her.

" Blood?" she said dully.

"My, my, my you are such a smart one" he said. He then grabbed her wrist quickly and slamming her into the closest tree in a matter of seconds.

Being hit by the tree knocked the breath out of her, and she did what she could only do in her state. As quick as she could, with her free hand she wiped her purse in his face, making him hiss in pain and move away from her, clutching his face as if it would make the pain go away.

Taking that signal as her key to run, she did, running as fast as she could from the strange man that claimed to be a vampire. " That bitch" she heard him hiss at her. But she didn't care, she wanted to get away from him has fast as possible. He was probably some sick man looking for some fun, and she's be damned if she would let him touch her like that, she wasn't an object, she was a person.

She was then grabbed roughly by the wrist again and was pulled into the shadows of the park where no one could see her. This time he had pinned her onto the cold ground, his eyes full of rage as he looked down on his pray as tears threaten to fall from her eyes. He smirked, that's what he loved to see, fear, he loved as she squirmed underneath him, it made him feel strong and more powerful then he already was.

He had taken the purse and thrown it into the far away bushes, far enough to know she would never reach it. One hand held both of hers on top of her head while they other remained free. He glared down at her, she was going to pay, no one did that to him and got away with it, he had killed for less. Serenity managed to keep her tears in as she closed her eyes tightly, she didn't want to cry in front of him, show him he was frightening her, showing him he was right.

She felt little drops of something fall onto her face, so she opened her eyes to see what it could be. Her browns eyes looked at the man above her, and her eyes drifted to where she had hit him in the face. He was bleeding from his cheek, the blood slowly falling from his face and onto her, making her want to get away quicker.

"You stupid bitch" he hissed at her angrily as she struggled in his grip.

"I-I'm sorry, I just want to g-go h-home," she said. He chuckled evilly, that was one place she would never see again. He watched as she began to tremble beneath him in terror.

She looked so innocent and pure he thought. It had brought a weird feeling into him, one that he had not felt in the longest of years, and it only made him angrier. But something told him it would be wrong to kill her, that he would regret it for the rest of his life, until time stopped, and that was a long time to dwell on regret.

No, he had decided to let the young woman live, but what she had done would not go unnoticed, she would pay for what she had done, he would make her regret it till the day she died. He then got up quickly, picking up the girl roughly by the arm not caring if he had caused her any kind of pain.

She let out a cry of pain as she felt herself be picked up roughly. She watched as the man that held her began to fly into the sky, as everything below them got smaller. In fear she wrapped her hands around is neck as she hid her face in his muscular chest, not wanting to look down.

She didn't know where he was taking her, but she knew it wouldn't be too good. She know believed the words he spoke, and it frightened her. Never had she expected this to be the truth, she had believed it was some lunatic doing this to scare them, but it wasn't, it was all true, and the world was clueless to it. Well who could blame them? No one had lived to tell what had happened? And even if they did, would we believe them? No we would think they were probably seeing things or that they were insane.

But she knew one thing well, wherever she was going, no good would come from it, and it left her with a feeling of nervousness and fear as to what the future had in store for her. She even knew herself that she no longer controlled her future, her fate, what she did, no, he did and that's what scared her most. . .

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I hope you guys enjoyed that chapter, just as much as I enjoyed writing. Please leave a review, it only takes a few seconds!!