Meet Marsala Dauphine
We are going to learn some interesting things about Marsala Dauphine in Blood Jewel as she briefly recalls her life before she became a vampire and the events that led her to the one that turned her.
I'm working sooooo hard to solidify the direction Blood Jewel is taking because I want to post the first few chapters as soon as possible. Until that time comes, here's an excerpt from Chapter One .
At this point, Chapter One is told from Marsala's Point of View. Please...don't hold me to this because it could change before the final edit. You never know what I'll come up with.
Excerpt from Chapter 1
Becoming Marsala Dauphine
I was abruptly jerked from my waltz down memory lane when I felt a sudden pain through my chest, the place where I always felt my connection to Curry. I briefly wondered if someone had driven a stake through my heart until I looked down and confirmed there was nothing protruding from my body. There was only one conclusion I could draw.
“Marsala, what is wrong?” Madon asked, concerned after seeing the pained expression on my face.
“I felt it the moment it happened,” I said in disbelief although I had waited 22 years for the day to come.
“I don’t understand. What has happened?” Madon asked in confusion.
I never told Madon or Wythe about the curse placed on me by the gods on the day Curry walked into the sunlight away from our coven. They believed he met his true death that day and I would have thought the same if the gods hadn’t cursed me.
My punishment was devastating, but simple. I was forced to feel Curry every moment since we were separated. I felt his happiness without me and I endured the pain of feeling him find the one to complete him-his Agápe.
I looked at Madon’s worried reflection and I knew I had to tell him and Wythe the truth. “He has found her.”
Madon’s enraged expression told me he understood as he shook his head in disbelief. He shut his eyes tightly trying to block out my words. “No, he’s dead,” he argued.
“It’s true. Curry is very much alive and he has found his Agápe. Now, we must find them because the girl has to die.”
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