DisPLACEd: Beginnings

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
An unlikely group of strangers are forced to live together in off-campus university accommodation, they thought things couldn't get much worse. The living standards were less than perfect. But what were they to do? They had nowhere else to go.

When they begin to see flashes of horrific incidents and apparitions of beautiful women dressed in blue, they try to brush it off as a trick of the light or exhaustion. But the house has something to hide within its construct, and the group is just about to find out what...

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Table of Contents

Chapter One

Submitted: September 10, 2016

Jake sighed, this was not an ideal situation - not an ideal situation at all. He trudged up the driveway, following the university's Dean... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: September 10, 2016

"Six people with only four bedrooms?" Aadita questioned. Jake peeked into the two rooms to the left of the house. "These two are shar... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The microwave beeped. Ryan flung open the door and grabbed for the bag of freshly cooked popcorn. The steam burned his fingers and he gri... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: September 10, 2016

From the sounding of the first alarm at 6am, the house was a constant scene of movement. Orientation Week held many activities and get-to... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: September 10, 2016

"Jake. Jake. Jake!" Reb grasped her brother's shoulders, shaking him harder. Jake opened his eyes, taking a moment to adjust to the l... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The small cottage sat next to the barn. Trees and shrubbery shielded it from view. Inside was plain, with only the bare basics of layout ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The closer they got to the castle, the bigger it got. Before long, they heard voices. Many voices. The trees parted, revealing a bustling... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: September 10, 2016

They were led to the centre of the town. The smell of roasting meats and freshly baked bread wafted through the air. Children played in m... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The group arrived at the tavern. Pushing open the large and heavy wooden door, they were greeted with loud chatter, the occasional raised... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The cold air hit Jake hard as he left the tavern. Day had turned into night. As soon as the door closed behind him and the light from ins... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Ryan paced back and forth within their room in the castle. His feet shuffled on the hard floors, the annoying noise echoing off the wal... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: January 12, 2018

“Don’t answer it,” Ryan whispered. “Why not?” Harley whispered back. “Did you not just hear me say, we’re get... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

With a bit of dumb luck, Ryan found where he needed to be before the fight started. The others stood on the ground level behind the woo... Read Chapter

Chapter Fourteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Jake, Harley, and Ryan arrived at the royal dinner together. Harley cut a spectacular figure in her new dress. Her turquoise hair was u... Read Chapter

Chapter Fifteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

The crowd roared and stamped their feet on the wooden floorboards. The tournament official clambered up the wooden ladder to the leader... Read Chapter

Chapter Sixteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Corbin led the group to the infirmary tent. The tournament had been a particularly brutal one. Men lay injured outside with only a thin... Read Chapter

Chapter Seventeen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

“That was fun,” Harley strode into the tent. “Yeah...” Jake began, stopping when he spotted Eric and Reb in the midst of ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eighteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

“Ye will be needing this, and this, and this…” Corbin stood in the doorway of their room in the castle, directing his servants wh... Read Chapter

Chapter Nineteen

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Harley tried to follow the action, but there was so much going on. Until she saw a familiar face. “Ummmm, guys…” She pointed to t... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Jake followed the King and two of his guards down a cold, dark stairway under the castle. One of the guards took a flaming torch from t... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-One

Submitted: January 12, 2018

“...But I don’t wanna leave it,” Ryan grumbled. They were all packed, only taking the bare essentials: a few extra clothes,... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Two

Submitted: January 12, 2018

The cry for help was desperate and full of fear. Jake spun, his eyes scouring the landscape. Four tents down they saw Harley, thrashing... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Three

Submitted: January 12, 2018

The sound of the galloping horses and shouts drew Eugene outside. “What is-?” He began. The students stumbled down from the s... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Four

Submitted: January 12, 2018

Reb and Harley walked side-by-side down the stairs, their feet warmed by the mid-morning sun beaming down on the wooden panels. They we... Read Chapter

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