Paper and Fire, Angel and Liar

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
"'It’s so strange, that you died that particular month,' Peter whispered.
'Poetic, I would say,' he heard her voice behind, after a tiny gust of wind, 'Why did you call me?'"
The first instalment of the Unholy Runaway series, we are taken to the very beginning, where a dissatisfied with his life young man decides to summon a demon, to try to live the remainder of his life in comfort by selling his soul. However, he finds that a certain agreement between demons ruined his plans almost completely, as well as got him into a tricky situation.

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Prologue

Submitted: February 16, 2017

The Unholy Runaway Series
by Robert Grey
(cover image by Yurii Makovetskyi)

To my dearest friend, Mircea Matusoiu.
In brightest day and in blackest night - his support kept me going, and whenever I needed him, he was there for me. And for that you will always have my eternal gratitude, and I hope we will remain good friends, no matter what. Read Chapter

Chapter 1: You Don't Know Me

Submitted: February 16, 2017

Click.  Puff.  Click.  Beep.  A shaky hand reached for a huge porcelain cup under a coffee machine; the hand belonged... Read Chapter

Chapter 2: Rabbits and the Undertaker

Submitted: February 16, 2017

Like mice in an obstacle course, most humans run through the plastic pipes of childhood and enter the school maze, where you have to navi... Read Chapter

Chapter 3: You’re Not the Only One

Submitted: February 16, 2017

There are memories people cherish.  There are things they try to forget.  And there are things that constantly try to forget th... Read Chapter

Chapter 4: Streets Full of People, All Alone

Submitted: February 16, 2017

“Talk to me!” Pixie screeched. Peter silently ate his sandwich, while looking at the area surrounding his apartment from the balc... Read Chapter

Chapter 5: Above Us Only Sky

Submitted: February 16, 2017

Later that day, Peter left his apartment building with a small cardboard box in his hands, wearing a leather jacket, his favorite maroon-... Read Chapter

Chapter 6: Does Anybody Really Care About Time

Submitted: February 16, 2017

He felt like an idiot.  The only thing missing was Pixie jumping from around the closest corner and informing him about it.  No... Read Chapter

Chapter 7: Wake Me Up When October Ends

Submitted: February 16, 2017

Peter didn’t realize just how tired he was.  By his biological clock, he was supposed to be in bed many hours ago, probably even b... Read Chapter

Epilogue

Submitted: February 16, 2017

“Now if you turn the page, you can see a number of questions about the play,” Mr. Caldwell instructed the class, “I want you to wri... Read Chapter