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Parallels Chapter 1 (Booker x Reader)Parting GiftsParallels Chapter 1 (Booker x Reader) by White-Wolf-Terra
The warming spring air floats in your window as the sun shines through the curtains. You roll over in your sheets and grumble. The sound of your brothers entering the room only forces you deeper into your cocoon. You bunch the fabric between your fingers and peek out into the open.
"Pssst. (name)" One of your younger brother's hisses as he leans over your face, "Lookit what I found." He pulls out a rat snake from his pocket and holds it to your nose. The little black snake flickers its tongue and you blink. He places the creature on your head and you can feel the snake slither through your (length) (colour) hair and over your (colour) eyes.
"Jacob...Is this supposed to scare me?" You yawn and sit up, sending the poor baby snake tumbling into your lap.
"Psh...No, it's my parting gift t'ya for when ya go to M'dam Yvette's." He plucks the snake up and sets it back on your shoulder. You immediately sigh and hang your head. Another brother steps up and smacks
Constants and Variables Chapter 10Alcohol Cologne GunpowderConstants and Variables Chapter 10 by White-Wolf-Terra
He had told you to stay put. He made sure he had just enough time to stumble you up so he could escape. While he tried to maintain his stoic facade, his clear green eyes had reflected a fear like none other. What was he so afraid of? He obviously was trying to keep you from Travis.
But here you are. Bound and blind.
You've grown sick of this feeling. The lack of control. The uncertainty. It drives you madder than the busiest hatter. You don't move as the burlap sack over your head is removed, well more like, you can't move from the restraints now on your wrists and ankles. You blink a few times, adjusting to the dark and musty cellar you are now in. The scent of mold, rust, and other pungent odors cause you to wrinkle your nose slightly. Travis' hard amber gaze cuts into yours, but you remain emotionless. Perhaps the hour you just spent floating in an unconscious nothingness was just what you needed to reset.
"Aw, what's wrong puppet? Upset t