White Rhapsody
Ryuko Ishida

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Title: Knowing
Team: Vampire
Challenge: Gifts
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Character(s)/Pairing(s): Seth/Maggie
Warnings: BD characters. No plot spoilers though.
Author's Notes: Wow. Probably the first time writing a non-canon pairing.

Maggie doesn't need her gift of sensing the truth when he says those three words.

She knows they are radically different. Hell, they don't even belong in the same species. But she doesn't mind; he doesn't mind. His skin underneath her icy fingertips feels like a sheet of velvet fire – scorching, but pleasurable. And that fire just keeps spreading, deeper and deeper, as if it could melt the coldness of her frosty skin, her bones, her silent heart.

It's the first time she has ever felt this way. She doesn't understand. But she knows, when Seth says, "I love you."

Title: Better Than Life
Team: Vampire
Challenge: Gifts
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Character(s)/Pairing(s): Benjamin
Warnings: BD characters. No plot spoilers though.
Author's Notes: Snatched off from a one-shot I wrote recently called "Vanilla". Go take a look at it if you're curious.

He didn't have a right to complain, he knew that.

It was Amun who, for lack of a better word, created him, gave him a second life. Better than life, even – different. Immortality would be a more fitting word. And the price to sustain that status, ironically, was to take others' life.

He didn't think of it that way before the transformation. Benjamin was not, if anything, an ungrateful, selfish person. He would repay Amun's gift every chance he got; mostly, it was in the form of providing defense against enemies who attempted to endanger their small coven of three.

Title: Birthday Surprise
Team: Vampire
Challenge: Gifts
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Character(s)/Pairing(s): Jacob/Renesme
Warnings: Well, you see the pairing. BD spoiler-ish?
Author's Notes: A timid Jake. You don't see that very often.

Renesme didn't know what to expect on her seventeenth birthday. And if there was one thing that irked her the most, it was surprises. But knowing Jacob for so long, she knew surprises were inescapable.

"Nessie?"

She turned at the familiar voice. A timid smile with a hint of hidden seriousness lighted his tanned complexion – it was quite a rare sight to see. "Jake?" she was instantly worried.

"I… uh, have a gift for you," he stammered. She raised her eyebrow quizzically.

"I know you hate surprises, but…" he stooped down and kissed her briefly but lovingly on her lips.

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A/N: Finally an update. I haven't been writing on twilight100 so much now. I think my obsession with the whole fandom is slowly winding down… until the next movie, probably. Ha. Thanks for reading and commenting as there're still a few more themes to come.