Twisted Souls

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


On the outskirts of Oxford, England, there is a large manor run by an old man and his daughter. This place is known as Aetherius Manerij. Here, few people are saved from their sufferable lives and
taken in for rehabilitation. These people can vary from orphaned teens to former asylum inmates. What they all have in common; they've all been through hell.



One day, Lydia Rein is shipped out of prison and to Aetherius Manerij. The people seem nice, the manor looks grand, and the meals and clothes offered are both well, to say the least. However, minor
oddities have always plagued the place. These seem to worsen when Lydia arrives, or so the other patients say. While it seems like nothing, Lydia does not realize that her arrival has triggered
something to awaken. It doesn't take long before the darkness begins to grow, as a mysterious force drives these mentally-challenged inhabitants to their knees...



"I will be posting this on RoyalRoadl.com"

Table of Contents

Prologue

Submitted: May 31, 2018


Welcome to Twisted Souls. I'm not gonna say 'read if you dare,' or any of that cheesy sh*t. Seriously, though, this book will have some slightly disturbing content.


Anyways, I just want any readers to please note that this is my first book that isn't somehow related to TFR. If you see something that could use a bit of improving, please tell me. I could really
use feedback, now. Other than that, please enjoy!
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Ninth Day

Submitted: May 31, 2018

    In Oxford, England, it is Autumn of 1887. The weather is still heated after the trans... Read Chapter

The Decision

Submitted: June 02, 2018

    'Thud...thud...thud...' The creaking and '... Read Chapter

Blood and Tears

Submitted: June 04, 2018

    The day had already passed quickly. Lydia was treated with surprising hospitality, pr... Read Chapter

We're All Unnatural

Submitted: June 08, 2018

      'Thud...thud...thud...' The creaking and 'thuds' are what alerts her. The odd... Read Chapter

No Escape

Submitted: June 11, 2018

    The morning sky was still bright blue, very lightly speckled by clouds. Lydia was being half-dragged by ... Read Chapter

A Routine Inspection

Submitted: June 15, 2018

    This has to be the strangest thing yet. That was no lie. Lydia was ex... Read Chapter

Something Strange

Submitted: June 18, 2018

    Time passed slowly, making less than an hour feel like six hours. at least, to Lydia ... Read Chapter

In Darkness

Submitted: June 18, 2018

    "Ugn..." Alice groaned upon waking up. The call of nature was what do... Read Chapter

Hallucinations

Submitted: June 20, 2018

    It's a little quiet... Lydia found it surprising that she knew the place was quieter than usua... Read Chapter

Hell or High Water

Submitted: June 21, 2018

    By dinnertime, Lydia's mind had become a tangled mess of trying to link two and two t... Read Chapter

The Mark

Submitted: June 21, 2018

    The clock read one o'clock in the morning. While the others slept, Lydia was wide awa... Read Chapter

Victor Aetherius

Submitted: June 23, 2018

    Hinata was still biting her tongue as she stood with Ann in the Dining Hall. Here, on... Read Chapter

The Shy One

Submitted: June 27, 2018

    "Thanks for the help," said Silas. "Esther wouldn't listen, and I'm hopeless in the k... Read Chapter

The Shadow Sees All

Submitted: June 28, 2018

    "What the..." Lydia began to realize that Alice had every right to be... Read Chapter

Hard Times

Submitted: June 30, 2018

      Hinata sighed as she made her way up the staircase. The doctor... Read Chapter

The Moth

Submitted: June 30, 2018

      In the entrance of the girls' bathroom, Lydia watched from afa... Read Chapter

Columbine

Submitted: July 03, 2018

    The morning sun was still rising. The sky was clear except for a few meager clouds. T... Read Chapter

The Files

Submitted: July 03, 2018

  Chapter 18 - The Files   "Lydia, this is bad!" Alice hissed. Lydia ignored Alice ... Read Chapter

Red

Submitted: July 08, 2018

  Chapter 19 - Red   White. Green. Black. Those three colors. Just a mere spot... Read Chapter

Darker Visions

Submitted: July 08, 2018

  Chapter 20 - Darker Visions   Now I’ll get answers. As Lydia carefully pulled the ha... Read Chapter

Eisoptrophobia

Submitted: July 11, 2018

    The time was eight-o'clock. The sky was slightly overcast, and the sun still dim... Read Chapter

The Inner-Workings of the Insane

Submitted: July 11, 2018

  Chapter 22 - The Inner-Workings of the Insane     As Lydia stepped into the Meeti... Read Chapter

Truth Be Told

Submitted: July 14, 2018

  Chapter 23 - Truth Be Told   Dinnertime had just passed. Hinata was the only one absent for the ... Read Chapter

The Macabre

Submitted: July 15, 2018

  Chapter 24 - The Macabre   Anticipation rose within Lydia. She had just passed the landing of th... Read Chapter

Shadow Deception

Submitted: July 18, 2018

    'Thud...thud...thud...' The creaking and 'thuds' are what alerts her. The odd sounds are unner... Read Chapter

Daydreaming

Submitted: July 19, 2018

  Chapter 26 - Daydreaming   The moon had set, and the day had started. The sky outside was cloude... Read Chapter

From Forsaken To Flawless

Submitted: July 20, 2018

  "Damn cheap thread," Trancy muttered. As the blonde man made his way upstairs, to the second floor, he kept try... Read Chapter

Breaking Chains

Submitted: July 23, 2018


I apologize for the delay with this chapter...Either way, I hope you enjoy!
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At Loss

Submitted: July 26, 2018

    Lydia sighed as she led the way down the west hall, toward the Dining Hall. All the patients were suppos... Read Chapter

I Don't Care

Submitted: July 28, 2018

  Darkness shrouded the manor as the clock struck twelve-o'clock. The halls were nearly pitch making any obstacles or landm... Read Chapter

The Masquerade

Submitted: July 28, 2018

  Soloman stared at the roof of his bedroom as he thought. Not just about his encounter with Victor, two hours ago, but abo... Read Chapter

The Butler

Submitted: July 31, 2018

    Of all the people… Lydia found herself still vaguely surprised, as she watched Jonathan pati... Read Chapter

Whore

Submitted: August 02, 2018


WARNING: This chapter will contain scenes and language that some readers will find disturbing
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A Real Asylum

Submitted: August 04, 2018

    By noon, things hardly started to clear up. The staff had taken Isabelle’s corpse to the spare room on... Read Chapter

Gods And Bullets

Submitted: August 07, 2018

    “He’s running a tad late…” Lydia dismissed Alice’s remark, her gaze fixed on the out... Read Chapter

A Seance

Submitted: August 08, 2018

    Lydia groaned, her head rested against the table, as she sat in one of the chairs in the Dining Hall. ... Read Chapter

Mongrel

Submitted: August 10, 2018

    ‘Sctch...sctch…’ Hinata groaned upon being woken up by the sound of scratching and the f... Read Chapter

Limits Pushed And Crossed

Submitted: August 13, 2018

    'Thud...thud...thud...' The creaking and 'thuds' are what alerts her. The odd sounds are unner... Read Chapter

The Confession

Submitted: August 15, 2018

    “Damn them…” Victor sighed as he stared beyond the roof of his dark room, into nothingne... Read Chapter

Wordless Conversation

Submitted: August 19, 2018

    The time had passed, and by just a short while after noon, things started to recover. No one h... Read Chapter

Hexed In Blood

Submitted: August 21, 2018

    “Then…” Even Hinata seemed unsure of what she was doing. Everyone was still gathered in ... Read Chapter

Blood Shed Upon The Altar

Submitted: August 21, 2018

    (thirteen years ago...)   ... Read Chapter

Dead Heart

Submitted: August 24, 2018

    It was only moments later since the meeting disbanded. If one thing was for certain, it was that returni... Read Chapter

Low Defense, High Deathtoll

Submitted: August 27, 2018

    Trancy sighed, looking unpleased. “Is it me, or are they taking longer than usual?” Soloma... Read Chapter

True Friends Don't Kill Eachother

Submitted: August 30, 2018

    I never thought the manor would become this scary. The corridors of the second floor became li... Read Chapter

The True Beasts

Submitted: September 01, 2018

      “What does this mean?” Warren’s voice was certainly not a whisper, but much l... Read Chapter

Brothers

Submitted: September 05, 2018

    “Dammit, Sol…” Hinata sighed, irately pinching the bridge of her nose as she paced back ... Read Chapter

Evolution

Submitted: September 09, 2018

      "God, NO!" Lydia flinched after hearing such a... Read Chapter

Outsmarted

Submitted: September 22, 2018

      “Hurry! We must stay together!” Hinata reached back and pulled Elizabeth ... Read Chapter

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