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Round and round the mulberry bush
The monkey chased the weasel
The monkey stopped to pull up his socks
And Pop! goes the weasel

The creepy, sickening melody of the Jack in the box continued as the song goes on. Everything started out innocent. With nothing to worry about. Seven enchanting supernaturals got together for game night. Truth or Dare was the game. That's when fate took its twist for all of them.

'Round and 'round the cobbler's bench
The monkey chased the weasel
The monkey thought 'twas all in fun
Pop! Goes the weasel

"Can you please stop spinning it already? It's giving me the goosebumps"

"Aww looks like someone is scared" the younger ignored his lover's plea. He continued spinning till eventually Pop goes the Jack in the box. "Hey Tae, you do know the story about Laughing Jack right?"

The older glared at him "And why are we talking about that at half past midnight? You purposely want to creep me out, don't you?"

"Alright fine. You're such a scaredy cat"

Jungkook placed the Jack in box on the table and jumped in bed, next to Taehyung who was engrossed with his favorite novel. "Time to sleep, babe!" The younger snatched the book, tossing it away and switch off the side table lamp.

"Hey I was reading that!" He pouted. Jungkook changed the mood by kissing him passionately on the lips. "My kisses are way better than that book of yours" he smiled as he released the kiss.

Jungkook pulled his lover close to his chest and they both snuggle up into each other's delicate embrace, eventually drifting off to sleep.

Every night when I go out
The monkey's on the table
Take a stick and knock it off
Pop! goes the weasel

"Jungkook... Not.. Funny. Stop.. Playing it"

"H-huh? I-it's not me" Jungkook replied with his eyes half open.

"D-don't lie" Taehyung's eyes were still fully shut, refusing to open since he was too tired.

"O-open your eyes.. I'm right beside you"

The atmosphere was pitch black. The sound of thunder roaring and lightning flashing through their glass windows only worsen the condition. Wind blowing violently causing the trees outside to sway vigorously. The spine-tingling melody started to slow down, sounding like a broken record.

A loud boom followed by a strike of lightning jolted both of them up. And there it was.. The Jack in the box on the edge of the bed.

"What the fudge!" Taehyung cussed, immediately hiding under the blanket while Jungkook stared at the toy, horrified.

Ever since the two of them took The Cure and became mortals, they came across multiple strange encounters. It's as if the other entity is unhappy with their transformation from supernatural to mortal. Simply because The Cure is highly demanded.

Almost every supernatural yearned for it and wishes to become human but sadly they couldn't so now, they are furious that those two lovebirds gotten it. Let's just say.. All these paranormal encounters is payback.

As the song reaches its end, what popped out from the box was horrendous. It's a mutilated version of Taehyung and Jungkook, stitched together with their eyes dangling out its sockets, blood flowing down their cheek. With all his courage, the young one crawled closer to the box and peeped inside.

It doesn't stop here. Was the threatening message written in blood inside the box.

They don't understand why this is happening to them. Jungkook decided to head downstairs and burn it. He sat in enjoyment as he watched the box smoked into ashes in the fireplace.

The past couple of months has been hell for them. He went upstairs to comfort his lover who couldn't stop quivering, beads of cold sweat dripping down his forehead.

"Shh shh it's okay, babe. I'm right here"

"I-I'm scared. Why can't they stop bothering us.. What did we do wrong?" Taehyung snuggled closer to the younger's chest.

"The cure... It must be that"

"Why so?"

"Because we didn't get their approval. We simply took it and ran remember?"

Taehyung let out a heavy sigh "What should we do now..."

"Is sleep. Don't worry okay? Plus I'm sure you'll look forward for tomorrow since it's the day we finally will meet them"

The next morning, the younger one prepares for school as per usual, trying to erase what happened last night. Before leaving the house, Jungkook made sure that there's zero remains of the toy box. He collected the ashes and threw it in the garbage bin before hopping into Tae's car.

I've no time to plead and pine
I've no time to wheedle
Kiss me quick and then I'm gone
Pop! Goes the weasel

How peculiar that the melody still goes on even after its burned to ashes. Is it really though? Pretty sure they'll be traumatized once they see who will greet them at their doorstep when they get back.

1617hours, 7th August 2016

Everyone was there and they couldn't be more happier to finally see each other again. Tae's parents has sorted things out, Sungoh now has a beautiful girlfriend who he's planning to get married to in a couple months time.

Jimin and Yoongi managed to get along with each other, becoming the best of friends or in fact, maybe more since well, bashful Yoongi won't admit it if he's in a relationship.

"Reunion dinner at my place?" Taehyung asked delightfully. The rest agreed. Sungoh and Tae's mum hopped into the car while the rest used their super speed abilities to zoom back to Tae's mansion.

What greeted them was jaw dropping. Not only because that spooky Jack in the box has ceased back to its original form but the familiar figure who was spinning the toy was even more astounding.

"No hell of a way..."

"This couldn't be..."

"Well damn..."

"But I thought..."

The different words that came out from the boys. Taehyung, Jungkook, Yoongi and Jimin. Once again, fate decided to twist their lives and it all started with...

"Truth or dare, anyone?" The figure questioned with a wide grin on his face.

Yes, truth or dare.

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