Skulduggery Pleasant fic - chapter 20"I think this is gettin' out of control, Evan." Zephyros sounded concerned.Evanescence, however, was not listening to him.She paced back and forth in front of the door.Waiting for someone.Finally, there was a knock at the door.Zephyros made a face, "Who'd be here at this hour?"Evanescence grinned at him, and went to open the door.Standing before her was a tall, blond man."Good evening, Mr Lionhead~" She greeted him."It is well past evening." The man replied with a strange accent."...Who is this?" Zephyros asked Evanescence.She faced Zephyros and let the blond man walk passed her."Azazel Lionhead." The man introduced hi
Skulduggery Pleasant fic - chapter 19Nightfall was quickly approaching.Evanescence sat by the window, staring out it.She was plotting something.Zephyros could tell by the look on her face.She looked bored, which usually lead to nothing but trouble."Don't you think Roarhaven would look charming on fire?" She asked absent mindedly.Zephyros nearly choked on his drink, "What?"She twirled her knotted hair around her finger."I think it would look simply stunning.""Isn't that where the Sanctuary is?"She smiled thoughtfully, "Why, yes, you are correct."That was the reason she had brought it up.Zephyros slowly took another drink, hoping she would drop the subject.
Skulduggery Pleasant fic - chapter 18The next day, Dicentra went to Haggard to speak with Skulduggery and Valkyrie.They met up at the Sanctuary."So what did you want to talk about?" Skulduggery asked."Have you ever heard of a boy named Duff Heteroclite?" Dicentra asked as she sat down.Valkyrie shook her head."Heteroclite, eh? I can't say I've ever heard of someone named that..." His voice trailed off."He's dead. About my age.""Oh? Can you describe him?""Black hair, dark eyes and light skin.""I recall someone that fits that description. His name was Duff, too. But not Duff Heteroclite.""What was his name, then?""Duff Hedrikson. He died about twenty years ago