Vampire Reaper

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Thrillers  |  House: Booksie Classic

My name is Danika Riles. I have the power to save lives, and to take them away. By day, I am a high school student at a local high school, where I struggle to fit in. My nights, however, are a different story all together. I am a huntress of the night, a well known killer, fittingly known to the vampires as the Reaper.

Prologue

 

The rhythm of her heels against the pavement is a seductive click, tap, click. The sway of her hips, a hypnotic dance, is a feast for his eyes and imagination. Her body tight dress leaves little to the mind‘s fancy, forming to curves well suited for a man‘s appetite. Too bad it is all going to go to waste. The city is alive around him, full of light and sound, blinding and annoying in its intensity. It is all proof of a life that evolves, rotating like time itself. The pulse of pumping blood is a heady rush, the echoes of each beat thrumming in his veins. He can already taste the coppery ecstasy, filling his body with power, with vitality. The thrill of the hunt is a high he knows well. The fear of his prey, hearing them scramble for that useless bit of cover, and then their frantic flutters as their body shuts down, bit by slow, agonizingly sweet bit; it is a very addictive game. But alas, every good thing must come to an end.

The seductress turns down an alley- how easily these humans put themselves up for risk- her body masked in the sea of shadows. It is time. He lunges forward, revealing himself. The vampire feels his fangs grow longer, his fingernails lengthening into claws. The woman turns as the male falls upon her, hands reaching for her throat, and failing in their quest.

A agonizing fire erupts in his chest. He tear his hungry eyes from her throat, ripping them down to his chest to see what has caused him this distraction. A stake, wooden and professionally carved, is embedded in the planes of his chest, directly over the heart. Long, golden tan fingers are curled around the shaft, an emerald ring with a band of silver the sole decoration among her fingers. A word catches his gaze as it begins to darken.

Reaper.

For the first time in three centuries, he terrified for his life. His vision blacks out.

 

One down, multiple more to go. The pile of ashes before me quickly disembarks on a mission with the wind, the current carrying it away as gently as waves. My fingers wrap around the wooden stake, one of my weapons of my craft. Tucking it safely back in its holster at my thigh, I continue on down the main road.

My name is Danika Riles. I have the power to save lives, and to take them away. By day, I am a high school student at a local high school, where I struggle to fit in. My nights, however, are a different story all together. I am a huntress of the night, a well known killer, fittingly known to the vampires as the Reaper.

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Submitted: November 03, 2011

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yue thao

Amazing !!!! Eww the fingernail curves !! The action is pretty nice !! U should make the story longer !!! Kmu??

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 12:51pm

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I'm planning on making it into a novel. And yes, I'll update you. Thanks for reading. :)

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 8:59am

Creation Canvas

Incredibly well worded and a great picture to imagine. I can see every detail of the dark, brutal action unfold as each word is analyzed. I shall wait to read more.

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 3:32pm

Author
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Thanks for reading. I really appreciate it.

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 9:01am

avery01

this is really good! you only have one or two grammatical errors and it is pretty short (but that's probably just because it's like an intro.) but otherwise, it is practically perfect. I love how the words flow and it is well enough described to be easy to picture. Keep up the good work and KMU.

Fri, November 4th, 2011 2:22am

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I will definitely update you, and thanks a ton for reading. :)

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 7:55pm

Danuja

A very nice start, can't wait to check out more of it. KMU!

Fri, November 4th, 2011 9:35am

Author
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I will. Thanks. :)

Fri, November 4th, 2011 12:23pm

Roxanne Switch

GAAA AMAZING

Tue, November 8th, 2011 8:15pm

Author
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Thanks. :)

Thu, November 10th, 2011 8:09pm

Sapphire Ravenmoon

OOOOOOOO It's amazing, let me know when you update :D

Thu, November 10th, 2011 6:34pm

Author
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I will. Thanks. :)

Thu, November 10th, 2011 8:10pm

Kejiiraa12

Very good story. Only things I noticed were: when the POV shifts from her to him, I was confused. I'd make it more obvious with a page break or better flow. Also "a agonizing fire" should be "an agonizing fire." Otherwise I liked it a lot! Definitely keep writing! I would love it if you checked out my story, Beyond the Veil and told me what you think?

Tue, February 23rd, 2016 5:02pm

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