Silver & Iron

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

Caleb Lawrence found a map to the final resting place of the original scourge of the night, a vampire who is well known to have sat on mountains of blood-soaked wealth. Now, the confidence man only
needs to find the vamp and have him lead him to the love of Caleb's life; gold.

But things may not go strictly as planned, as the vamp is intent on centuries old revenge, leading them on a round the world hunt, with hunters, demons and a vast assortment of others hot on their

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Submitted: July 27, 2017

As there are explicit scenes in this story, pretty much for just having them, any chapter that has such sensitive nature will be marked with an asterisk in the chapter titles, so that anyone who
doesn't wish to read that can skip it. (Likewise, anyone who is here strictly for that can find them with ease.)
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Submitted: July 27, 2017

"You stink of wolf," the freshly dubbed Abraham De Ville said, narrowing his eyes at Caleb, who sat across from him in the tiny room. ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 28, 2017

  Since Rose refused to allow feeding in her house, and pointed out quite validly that it was unlikely that anyone would willing... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 06, 2017

As the sun was coming up, the carriage arrived at the front of the hotel.  The three quickly made their way inside, the driver going... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 24, 2017

The moon was hanging heavy in the sky, and not for the first time, Caleb wondered if the itch in his jaws was imaginary.  Perhaps it... Read Chapter


Submitted: September 06, 2017

As the moon slid across the sky, the two monsters sat sullenly on the benches, sitting as far away from each other as possible. &nb... Read Chapter


Submitted: September 22, 2017

They heard the screams first, too far still to hear clearly.  She had moved a remarkable distance in the short time she had been apa... Read Chapter


Submitted: September 24, 2017

In the blurry first thoughts of waking, Rose didn't wonder where she was, what had happened, or what woke her.  She presumed that sh... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 18, 2017

Throughout his life, Wyatt Darling never amounted to much, his mother claiming it was because he was too bright to put too much effort in... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 22, 2017

"What are you doing?"  The words nearly made Rose jump out of her skin.  As it was, she appeared a few feet away from where she... Read Chapter


Submitted: November 02, 2017

Waking, Rose took a deep breath and felt Abraham's arm under his her fingers, his head heavy on her chest.  He had dozed, liste... Read Chapter


Submitted: November 03, 2017

  Many hours, a ferry, and a very long carriage ride later, they arrived on the outskirts of Baden, the city dark despite the ga... Read Chapter


Submitted: November 03, 2017

As Caleb and Rose sat at the table in the flickering lantern light, Abraham resentfully watched as Caleb's hand slipped from the tabletop... Read Chapter


Submitted: November 23, 2017

The morning light was brutal, and Rose groaned, burying her face in Caleb chest as he wrapped his arms around her.  "I've ... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 03, 2017

Walking through the deadened town, Caleb felt sick to his stomach.  Everything in him was telling him to run away, that he needed to... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 16, 2017

Walking back through the ruined town, Rose saw that there wasn't much more than puddles left of the remaining demons.  She supposed ... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 16, 2017

It was like nothing.   Originally, Darling thought that it was like nothing he had experienced before, but, sitting in the f... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 13, 2018

"So, Taiga is in Africa?"  Caleb asked, leaning heavily on the table, the bloody remains of his lunch in front of him, scattered acr... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 14, 2018

Sitting on a bench in front of the restaurant, Rose leaned on her knees, feeling something shift in her chest, like a sleeping beast stre... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 15, 2018

It was pandemonium, and for a moment it was disconcerting and a little disorientating for Abraham, who was used to being the cause o... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 15, 2018

The day had been hard on all of them, so they found a place that seemed like it had been abandoned for sometime.  They burned a... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 20, 2018

It was the crying that woke up Caleb.  He opened his eyes as Rose's shuddering knocked her back into his chest and stomach, her knee... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 04, 2018

When the sun came up, Abraham went down to the room he had left the other two in, to see what was the state of the mangled corpse she had... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 03, 2018

Looking at the wreckage of the street, Darling lit a cigar and began mauling his hat absently, as Hopkins spoke with the coppers abo... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 05, 2018

The two lunkheads were currently arguing on the best (cheapest) way to travel.  Caleb was trying to convince Abraham to get in anoth... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 05, 2018

Jogging through the cars, Caleb found Rose coming back from the dining car, wiping her face with a damp handkerchief.  She gave... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 22, 2018

The train ride had been less than thrilling, and Rose was full aware that Abraham was holding her satchel hostage to keep her from boltin... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 02, 2018

It had taken time, but just enough so that the two hunters missed the train.  At first, Hopkins pointed out quite validly that they ... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 07, 2018

O Rose, thou art sick.  The invisible worm,   That flies in the night   In th... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 07, 2018

It was the fire that saved Caleb from a similar death.  As Darling crept closer to the wolf, ignoring Hopkins giving Rose her final ... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 31, 2018

Out of the void more ghouls came, their jaws snapping, drool pouring out of their ugly maws in rivers as they raced at Caleb and the hunt... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 31, 2018

"And this is it," Caleb said.  Outside, they could hear the crashing for the surf.   Half the châteaux had fallen into... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 31, 2018

Back in Barcelona, they were ushered into a lush hotel lobby, sandwiched by an armed guard, as they marched onward.  The went to the... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 31, 2018

Back in a more familiar city, Caleb made it his own personal duty to try sitting on every sofa in the hotel suite.  It was so large ... Read Chapter

Pt. 2 Silver & Gold

Submitted: September 06, 2018

?One the edge of a small town was a cottage with an overgrown garden that made horrible sounds in the middle of the night.  The tree... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 09, 2018

Waiting once more for night to fall, the three spent the time playing cards, something that wasn’t much fun because Caleb was cheati... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 12, 2018

Rather than going back to the shack, they broke into a medium class hotel, easily finding a room that was empty.  Piling onto the... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 24, 2018

Coming back to the estate, they wondered if this was worth it.  Not only was there the forbidding iron fence, but now there were ... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 26, 2018

Truth be told, Abraham could not remember his name.  He was older than empires than had come and fallen, left to be much romantici... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 30, 2018

“So . . . how did it go?”  Rose asked politely, not wanting to pry.  Lighting a flame in her palm, she realized that it ... Read Chapter


Submitted: November 07, 2018

Having her solitude interrupted, Rose went back, only to continue to be pressed by Abraham to petition for Mother to put the bite on h... Read Chapter