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    "Guess I owe you one, huh?" Richie chuckles.

    Across the table, the boy blinks at him with those dark eyes, slow and calculated like a cat. For a moment Richie is struck with the terrible fear that he's going to end up in shreds and spatters of gore, too, but then the boy simply shrugs his narrow shoulders, digging his spoon back into the bowl and helping himself to another mouthful of Froot Loops. In the yellow kitchen light Richie catches the remnants of blood on his chin.

    "I'll take that as a yes."

    Or: Richie, on the cusp of fifteen, knows he should be worrying about kissing girls and sneaking out and keeping his grades up just enough to warrant fewer trips to the principal’s office. ‘Harboring a runaway half-vampire in my bedroom in exchange for saving my life’ was never supposed on that list. Richie still isn’t sure it should be.

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    11 Sep 2019

    Bookmarker's Notes

    this was SHOCKINGLY good . im enraged

  2. Public Bookmark 93

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    People do not bring Jonathon Sims tea. Martin Blackwood, newly-minted archival assistant, has apparently not received this memo.

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    09 Sep 2019

    Bookmarker's Notes

    UH THIS IS REALLY GOOD

  3. Public Bookmark 40

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    He has this realization, sometime between rubbing the palms of his hands raw trying to open the mausoleum door and leaving the house for good, that everybody he sees is going to be dead one day, and he is going to have to continue seeing them anyways.

    (“It must be freeing, in a way,” Dave says to him one night, tracing the curve of the palm of his hand - his lifeline, Klaus knows, because he got his palm read once, “Knowing what comes after.”)

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    05 Sep 2019

  4. Public Bookmark 66

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    Martin’s curtains are open. Beyond the blackened silhouette of the building next door, he can just make out a sliver of skyline. Stars, winking as if at a joke he doesn’t understand. They seem so much more distant than usual.

    The man with the Lichtenberg scar is alive, seeking revenge for the Archivist's transgression.

    Martin is sacrificed.

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    27 Aug 2019

  5. Public Bookmark 48

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    Martin Lukas was five when his father came to his mother's house and carried him away like a monster in a fairy tale. Things aren't always so bad for him, though. Papa teaches him about the sea and stars, and his husband Elias passes on his love of knowledge. There are also the spiders, who crawl onto Martin's pillow at night to whisper to him about the Mother of Puppets, and the boy they stole. His name is Jon.

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    10 Aug 2019

    Bookmarker's Notes

    this is so adorable