#VSS September 2019

September is special because I started playing with making images for my microfiction or adding gifs. There are two images and one gif in this collection. Let me know what you think!

September 2, 2019

Prompt: Love

“Immortality changes love. It’s both more powerful and weaker. You struggle to forge bonds, to care, especially if you’re consumed by bloodlust. But when you can find someone to care for, there’s no other option. That love never fades.”

September 4, 2019

Prompt: Horizon

After several centuries, the horizon was the only thing she noticed. Humans ran around, doing the same things and hardly changing. Seasons blended into each other. Only the sky held the magnificence that had willed her into wanting to live forever.

September 5, 2019

Prompt: Crystallize

The horror of his first transformation forever crystallized in his memory. He’d never forget the fear, confusion, and pain. He hadn’t understood what was happening to him until he found a pack several months later, but they never could alleviate the trauma.

September 6, 2019

Prompt: Daybreak

Daybreak doesn’t always bring relief. Sometimes she remains a wolf, still hunting to satisfy the cravings of a beast.

These are the sunrises she fears most.

September 11, 2019

Prompt: Smoke

Smoke rose in countless plumes behind the roaring flames. Even with superhuman senses, he was disoriented. Everything reeked of singed pine and burnt sap. All he could do was run from where the smoke was the thickest.

September 13, 2019

Prompt: Lunar

Werewolves aren't the only ones who are aware of the lunar cycle. Vampires keep a watch on the calendar and sky, fearful of what the full moon brings.

Werewolves aren’t the only ones who are aware of the lunar cycle. Vampires keep a watch on the calendar and sky, fearful of what the full moon brings.

September 17, 2019

Prompt: Carnivorous

“The ones you have to feel sorry for are those who were vegans or vegetarians. To be ripped from a world that honors life and thrown into a carnivorous one destroys their minds.”

September 19. 2019

Prompt: Cavernous

Nothing filled the cavernous thirst he felt. Water, coffee, soda. He drank everything in his dorm room. It wasn’t until he attacked his roommate’s throat that he understood–something had happened at the party after he’d blacked out.

September 20, 2019

Prompt: Devour

She spent immortality devouring literature. Only through words did she find solace against the aching thirst that always plagued her.

September 21, 2019

Prompt: Marrow

“Everyone just stops after draining their blood. Thinks the body is finished. No one ever bites the bone, tastes the marrow. That’s where the real good stuff is.”

September 23, 2019

Prompt: Equinox

“Does the Equinox affect you, too?”

“Why would the hours of sunlight affect werewolves?”

“Because the lunar cycles do?”

“Do I seem grumpier to you right now?”

“No, sir!”

“Then the Equinox isn’t part of the lunar curse.”

September 24, 2019

Prompt: Fire

Nothing lit fire in her eyes anymore. He watched her descend into sameness, offering her human after human in hopes she’d return to the fanged goddess he gave up mortality for.

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September 25, 2019

Prompt: Sinew

Movies always depict the vampire bite as easy, sometimes even sexual. A bite you can survive though.

It isn't that simple. Massive veins and arteries are punctured, tough sinew and bones jolt your fangs.

Victims don't live, and it's never sexy."

“Movies always depict the vampire bite as easy, sometimes even sexual. A bite you can survive though.

It isn’t that simple. Massive veins and arteries are punctured, tough sinew and bones jolt your fangs.

Victims don’t live, and it’s never sexy.”

September 28, 2019

Prompt: Chthonic

“A lot of people call us chthonic. And depending on the vampire you meet, they’re 100% right.”

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