Unpublished for editing * * * In a dark place blooms a pure white rose... A young hand reaches out to enchanting being 'Beautiful,' whispers a voice The hand stops in place just as it's about to touch the rose A small metallic noise is heard in the dark abyss... Chain... A chain slithers up the arm and wraps its self around the wrist... Restraint... 'No,' whispers the voice A white petal falls softly from the rose 'No,' the voice whispers again in agony More pure white petals fall Forbidden The chains tighten.... The flower wilts... The petals rise, creating a new beauty A beauty of different color; a different meaning A striped carnation * * * (Y/n) Hitachiin is the older sister of the twins, Hikaru and Kaoru Hitachiin. She used to live in America with her father but has come back to Japan as a student at Ouran High School. All (Y/n) really wants is to get through high school and take over her father's business... but things don't go quite as planned when she stumbles upon an abandoned music room and meets an annoying Shadow King. Things only get worse when she makes a bet with the Demon Lord himself. As time passes, (Y/n) learns that her life isn't to go quite as she expected when she uncovers parts of her she once knew. Will she live up to her father's expectations, or will she follow her heart?