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Wednesday Briefs: July 25, 2018

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Sweet Betrayal Part Two by Michael Mandrake

After three human months of staying out of human sight, I felt it time to introduce my new lover to the world. I’d made a spot for him as CFO of the company and found a new position for the current one elsewhere. Aaron knew everything about this job and would be able to perform it affectively. It was time for a change anyway because his predecessor and I hadn’t seen things eye to eye as of late.

“Lover.” As I walked out of my office after sending notice to all my other presidents about the change in my company, I called Aaron.

“Yes, Ravi?”

Hearing the new alto tone in his voice brought a smile to my face. Not that it hadn’t before, but becoming a vampire made Aaron even a hundred times more attractive.

I ambled into our bedroom, watching my lover dress in a three-piece blue suit with matching tie. His lighter eyes met my gaze and he flashed a toothy grin. “How do I look?”

“Amazing.” I strode over to him, wrapping both arms around his waist. I pressed a light kiss to his cheek. “This blue is a good contrast to your eyes. The suit fits you so well, I wish to tear it off you.”

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Wednesday Briefs: July 11, 201

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Denied: Chapter Thirty-nine by Cia Nordwell

“What are you doing?” Captain finally looked down and seemed to realize that I was opening his uniform.

I tugged on the open edges of his jacket. “Come on.” I pulled him into the other room. The bunk was made—I had no idea when he found time to do that—but I was about to destroy the tightly tucked blankets. Gently, I pushed him down.

“Give us a minute,” I said to the crew member who looked up when the door started to whoosh shut. His eyebrows rose, but before he could say anything the door was closed.

“Kohen?” 

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Wednesday Briefs: July 4, 2018

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An Offer I Could Not Refuse: Part 16 by Michael Mandrake

The moment I sensed my father’s spirit in the room, I jerked awake. I turned to the left, staring into the weary brown eyes of the man everyone had told me I’d resembled. Now, I looked nothing like Jacob Winston. Though our facial features were similar, I had fangs and claws. Traits that Jacob and the entire Winston family hated. Though they hadn’t tried to revolt recently, the spirit was still there. My clan had always had the feeling we would one day rise again.

“Not now.”

“No, I won’t allow it,” I said to him.

“How could you? My youngest child. The one I held in my arms only days before I was murdered? If anything, you should be angrier than your older brothers and sisters? Why have you betrayed me?”

Hearing his sad words, I closed my eyes tight. “Though I am sorry for hurting you, I will not apologize for what I’ve done. I fell in love…”

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Wednesday Briefs: June 13, 2018

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Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 8.4 by Carol Pedroso

Silence followed Kitryn’s explanation and everyone jumped when Elder Patrick slapped his hands down on the table.

“That woman thinks it’s okay to take other people’s powers? To help herself to more than fate decided she was capable of using? Who does she think she is? And to try and take a child? No, that will not be allowed.”

“Um, things may be worse.” The interruption came from a male further down the table.
Elder Patrick jerked his head up. “What do you mean Xander?”

“Well, I was informed on my way to this meeting that Seer Wanda is missing

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Wednesday Briefs: June 6, 2018

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Denied Chapter Thirty-four by Cia Nordwell

“Done, Captain.”

“Please step outside.” Captain stood in the middle of his lounge. He waited for Deke and Luca to leave.

“I’m sorry I’m kicking you out of your quarters.”

Captain shook his head. “I’m sorry I’m locking in them. I really don’t think this is necessary, Kohen.”

He didn’t have the memories I did. The fear I could hurt him only grew stronger the closer we came to the central planets. “You don’t know that. Don’t make me watch it happen.” I didn’t want to become trapped inside my brain while my body moved outside of my control.

“Aparoe

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Wednesday Briefs: May 23, 2018

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Denied: Chapter Thirty-two by Cia Nordwell

I curled up on the edge of the couch, my head on Captain’s thigh. I felt better when we were touching. He crafted messages that seemed completely normal, until he showed me the code he used with his contacts. Then I could decipher the hidden messages inside them requesting more information on the current council and political maneuvering among the military.

“Hopefully these will yield results. They’ll go out as soon as we hit non-shielded space, before I approve Kekillill’s reports, just in case.” Captain stood, gently lowering my head. “I need to go on shift. You can stay here

 

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Wednesday Briefs: May 16, 2018

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Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 8.3 by Carol Pedroso

Kitryn clenched his fists and pushed his rising anger down, hard. He spoke as calmly as he could so as not to scare Fran. “Fran, can you tell us anything else about what’s happening?”

Fran scrunched her nose up and seemed to be trying hard to concentrate on something.

“She think I should be hers. She had papa first. Mama took him. She got sent away.”

“Cheryl!” Meg interrupted.

Simon and Kitryn swung their attention to her.

“Who’s Cheryl?” Simon asked.

Kitryn was the one to answer. “She was the lover of my sister’s mate before they met.

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