Flash Fiction Series: When Midnight Calls Reflections Of The Past Part 5


Standing transfixed, her gaze was held by a row of Victorian era portraits. Some of them were of faces she recognized. They were of the ones she’d hunted over the years. Even a few she’d executed recently. For some mysterious reason one particular male face caught her attention. She can’t stop herself from looking at him, the solemn expression on his face. His eyes are haunting, and truly sad. He sits  perfectly posed, almost doll like. His black necktie neat and evenly done up with his white upstanding collar. It made him look  very important. He wore a black top hat and held a pocket watch in his right hand. A single moment frozen in time.

Every time she tore her glance away to look at the rest of the portraits she somehow found herself looking back at his. His eyes continued to call her back. Such sadness, and she wondered, why?

“That’s Maksim, my brother,” Demetre said as he walked up to her and brushed her hair away, exposing her bare neck.

She sucked in a deep breath as his chilled lips cascaded over her heated skin. Even with the warmth of the house he was still as cold as ever. Something she needed to get use to.

Pushing her head back into him she lost herself in the moment of his touch.

“Feed,’ she said breathlessly as she lifted her hand and touched his cheek. His skin was so cool, yet he still ignited a fire deep inside her.

He hungered and there was no denying it.

“No, not here my love,” he said and lightly grazed a fang over her flesh.

Chills raced down her flesh and she yearned to feel him. The pain of his fangs breaking her delicate flesh. Him taking sustenance from her. Filling his body with her life.

To be continued….

Come back next week for the next flash of the ongoing series. If you want to read from the start head over to http://savannahchase.com/free-reads/ scroll down to where it says When Midnight Calls.

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Comments (6)

Julia Rachel BarrettMarch 15th, 2013 at 12:21 pm

Nice to have you back! I’ve missed your flash fiction.


Savannah Chase Reply:

Julia, thank you so very much..glad to be back..even if it is slow..


Mary CorralesMarch 15th, 2013 at 12:36 pm

I’ll definitely be back next week. That was some good stuff!


Savannah Chase Reply:

Mary, thank you so very much…Remember you can read it from the start in the free reads section if you have not read the other parts.


krissyMarch 16th, 2013 at 9:47 pm

i absolutely love it!!! i cant wait to read more! 🙂 i am so glad that you posted a new ff!!


Savannah Chase Reply:

Krissy, thank you so very much…The next part will be up this week…I hope to keep posting it on a regular basis again..


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