The Witching Hour (#OnceUponNow)

The Witching Hour (#OnceUponNow)

3K Reads 329 Votes 4 Part Story
Missy By Dream_Craziness Completed

Lana Wilson goes to a night club with her best friend, Annabelle Waverly, to absorb the magickal powers that will be released on this special night. Little does she know that her life will change forever.
 
As the Witching Hour approaches, loud music blares from the speakers and the strobe lights flash overhead, smoke lingers in the air adding a surreal effect to the already daunting night of a full moon on Friday the 13th. 

All the freaks are out tonight...

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This is my entry for the #OnceUponNow short story contest, hosted by @target. 
It is inspired by the original Beauty and the Beast by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in 1740 (as opposed to the well-known Disney version of the story). 
Of course with a paranormal flair - Happy Reading! ღ

If you enjoy this story, please come back to vote during the voting period (details below) and turn that little STAR gold! Feel free to share the story link with your friends, family, and followers too! Cheers ツ
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Contest details:
Entry deadline June 12, 2016. 
Voting period is June 14 - June 21. Only votes received during this time period count in the competition (and only votes received on the first chapter count for the contest). 
Top 25 stories go on to the next round in the competition, which is a panel of judges. 
Top 10 stories will be published in an anthology to be sold in Target stores, Fall 2016.

Word Count: 5,764
Pages: 26

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LetaHallmark LetaHallmark Nov 07, 2016
Doesn't mean he's dead. He could be kidnapped and being tortured. But instead of thinking of this and helping, you feel sorry for yourself and wish he would make everything better.
JohnnyTuturro JohnnyTuturro Jun 14, 2016
I love the imagery and the concept of the Elementals! I wonder how Lana is gonna get on now in the club. I guess I better read on? :)
EvaTheOddity EvaTheOddity Jun 21, 2016
Wonderful! Every entry seems to just be so amazing♥
                              I am honored to be able to vote for this!
                              Definitely wonder what's going to happen with Annabelle and Lana♥♥
                              This brings me to think of Elementals in a whole new way!♥
                              ♥♥♥♥♥Good job! Definitely voting!♥♥♥♥♥
Slayallmortals Slayallmortals Jun 15, 2016
Man,  the way you started it off immediately yanked me in and gave me the chills.  For it to be such a short story,  it aches.  Great description.  Love it! ¬U¬}
forgottenwords928 forgottenwords928 Jun 17, 2016
The way you write this story is so heart touching and... simply stunning- great job! You pulled me into your character's emotions *perfect*
Squeaks7 Squeaks7 Jun 18, 2016
Great start! I'll be back around to finish it. Best of luck, Sweetie!