House of the Mists

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

Eleanor awakens in an unfamiliar house with no memories. Outside there is nothing but woods and a heavy mist for as far as the eye can see. It seems she has a protector here, but what lurks in the
woods outside, and how did she come to be here?

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Submitted: September 21, 2017

  Eleanor woke drowsily from a heavy sleep. She felt as if she'd been sleeping forever, yet the bed was so warm and soft, it was a s... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: September 21, 2017

 Eleanor sat at the dining room table, eagerly awaiting the return of her host and the promised dinner. Looking around, the house ap... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: September 21, 2017

Outside of the house the mist was even thicker than it appeared from inside, and Eleanor found it difficult to see as far as the surround... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: September 21, 2017

As the days and weeks passed and began to blur together like everything else in this world of white corridors and mist, Eleanor fell... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: September 21, 2017

Sometimes Eleanor wondered how long she'd been living at the mansion. Months, she imagined. Not a year, though, not yet. There really was... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: September 21, 2017

Note - this chapter needs a little reworking still (I mean, they all do, frankly).... I wrote it in two separate sessions and I think it got a bit redundant.
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Chapter 7

Submitted: September 21, 2017

If you found this book on quotev and followed the link over here, this is where the new content begins. I ended up combining some shorter chapters when I transfered it over, so the numbering is a
bit different here.
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Chapter 8

Submitted: September 25, 2017

Apparently I initially failed to paste in the last page of this chapter, so it ended kind of abruptly. I've corrected that, as of 9/28/2017
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Chapter 9

Submitted: September 28, 2017

If you read the previous chapter before 9/28/2017, you might want to go read the ending again, as I apparently failed to paste in the last page initially. There aren't any big revelations or
anything -- it just doesn't end quite as awkwardly now.
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Chapter 10

Submitted: October 03, 2017

“Eleanor!” Dorian’s voice came again, now lacking its prior restraint, “Eleanor, listen to me!”   Eleanor, however... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: October 10, 2017

This one might start to answer some questions.... it might also bring up some new questions...

Apologies for the weird and inconsistent formatting. I'm not sure why it doesn't copy and paste in the same style throughout.
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Chapter 12

Submitted: October 12, 2017

A few chapters from now we're going to be getting into some intense plot development, which will likely set the pace for the rest of the book. Until then, I will be considering requests, so if you
like these characters and want to suggest a scenario, I just might write a scene about it, assuming it works with my plans... just let me know!

This is kind of a short chapter, but I didn't want the next one to get too long, especially given how little dialog there is to break up the narration in this chapter.
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Chapter 13

Submitted: October 20, 2017

Longest chapter yet...
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Chapter 14

Submitted: October 30, 2017

Eleanor lay awake in her fog feeling as though the world had been somehow muted and softened behind a wall of invisible cotton balls. T... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: October 31, 2017

Eleanor had begun to develop a real talent for drawing, and finally she decided that she was ready to move forward in her plan to have a ... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: November 08, 2017

Perhaps a minute had passed before Eleanor began to wonder how she would know when it had been too long. What was left of Dorian’s pl... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

Submitted: November 18, 2017

Dorian explained what he’d seen outside over dinner that night, after they’d both had a chance to rest up.   “When I f... Read Chapter

Chapter 18

Submitted: November 25, 2017

  Finally the day came that Eleanor felt it was time to go ahead with her birthday preparations. She had completed a drawing for... Read Chapter

Chapter 19

Submitted: November 27, 2017

“Alright, I think I got it all,” Eleanor heard somebody say. He sounded exhausted.   “You’re sure?” she’d heard ... Read Chapter

Chapter 20

Submitted: November 30, 2017

In which everything begins to change...

I've sorted out some formatting issues with booksie, but the inconsistent indentations remain. Sorry if this is hard to read - I have emailed them about the issue but am not expecting a lot.
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Chapter 21

Submitted: December 06, 2017

    Suddenly the world lurched and spun around Eleanor as the forest came to life. She could no longer hear Anthony’s... Read Chapter

Chapter 22

Submitted: March 06, 2018

Eleanor told Dorian everything that night as he cleaned the scratches on her face and arms. He appeared disturbed by the idea that ther... Read Chapter

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