Kentucky Rain: An Elvis Presley Fanfiction–Chapter 1

Chapter 1

Christa loved her hometown of Midway, Kentucky, but she had dreams of going to college and making something of her life.  Her family was proud of her decision to go to college…

But her boyfriend, Liam Howell, since high school, had other plans for them.  He planned a romantic night so he could tell her of his plans for them.

Liam was waiting for Christa when she arrived at the Smoky Diner in downtown Midway, Kentucky.  She was surprised that it was set up as a romantic dinner and even more surprised when, after Liam greeted her with a kiss on the lips, got down on bended knee to ask for her hand in marriage.

As much as she loved Liam, Christa had to break his heart and say no.  She had plans to go off to college.  Liam didn’t understand Christ’s desire to further her education and go to college.  He thought he knew her well and wanted to be a farmer’s wife here in Kentucky. 

Crushed by Christa rejecting his proposal, Liam ended their relationship and walked away, wishing her good luck.

As saddened by the breakup, Christa knew she was doing the right thing.  She hoped Liam would one day forgive her.

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Kentucky Rain: An Elvis Presley Fanfiction–Plot

Plot

Christa Adams, having grown up in the plains of Kentucky, is looking forward to graduation and entering college in the fall.  But her high school sweetheart, Liam Howell, has other plans for them.  When Christa reveals her plans to head to college, Liam is crushed and breaks up with her.  But a chance encounter with Elvis Presley at the college turns Christa’s world in a direction she never imagined.

Suspicious Minds: Chapter 1

Chapter 1

“I’m sorry, Cara, but we can’t go on like this anymore.” Rise told his girlfriend of 2 years.

“It’s over?!” Cara said confused and heartbroken.  “After all we’ve bee through?!”

“I’ve been seeing someone else.” Rise revealed.

“You’re seeing another woman?!” Cara questioned Rise’s loyalty.

“It didn’t start out that way.” Rise said, defending himself.

“How did it happen then, Rise?!” Cara demanded to know, then regretted it after his explanation.

“You were away and I was lonely.  I went to one of the taverns downtown and met her.  We hit it off immediately and one thing led to another and we fell into bed.”

“So after one night with this woman and it’s over?!”

“I think I’m in love with her!”

“You THINK you’re in love with her?!” Cara said angrily.  “I hope you two are happy!”

As Rise walked out of her life, Cara cried her heart out.  What was she going to do now?  She turned her life upside-down for Rise Watkins!  Now it was suddenly over!  And for another woman he met while she was away at her family’s farm!

Well, one thing was for certain—she as through with men for good!!!!!!

Suspicious Minds: An Elvis Presley Fanfiction–Plot

Plot

Cara Plankton, newly single after her breakup from her boyfriend, Rise Watkins, vows to stay single.  Suspicious of all men, Cara doesn’t care to get involved with anyone.  That is until she attends an Elvis Presley concert and is invited on stage to sing with him.  Can Elvis pull Cara out of her shell?  And if he does, will it lead to love?

Genesis: Chapter 3

The serpent (Lucifer) deceives Eve—She and then Adam partake of the Forbidden Fruit—Her Seed (Christ) will bruise the serpent’s head—The roles of woman and of man are explained—Adam and Eve are cast out of the Garden of Eden—Adam presides—Eve becomes the mother of all living.

1  Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made.  And he said unto the woman Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

2  And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3  But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

4  And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

5  For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

6  And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

7  And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewd fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

8  And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day:  and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

9  And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?

10  And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden , and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

11  And he said, Who told thee that thou was naked?  Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

12  And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13  And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done?  And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

14  And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.

15  And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

16  Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

17  And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it:  cursed is the ground for thy sake, in sorrow thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

18  Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

19  In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken:  for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

20  And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

21  Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins and clothed them.

22  and the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil:  and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:

23  Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was takne.

24  So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the Tree of Life.

Matthew: Chapter 3

John the Baptist preaches in Judaea—Jesus is baptized, and the Father acclaims Him as His Beloved Son.

1  In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea.

2  And saying Repent ye:  for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

3  For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

4  And the same John had his raiment of camel’s hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

5  Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

6  And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

7  But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generations of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

8  Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

9  And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father:  for I say unto you, that God is able of these stories to raise up children unto Abraham.

10  And now also the axe is laid unto the root of trees:  therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

11  I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance:  but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

12  Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

13  Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.

14  But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

15  And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now:  for thus it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness.  Then he suffered him.

16  And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water:  and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:

17  And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

2 Thessalonians 2: 7

2 Thessalonians 2: 7—For the mystery of iniquity doth already work:  only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.

Daniel 7

Revelation 13 and 17

2 Thessalonians 2

2 Thessalonians 2: 5, 6—Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?  And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.

John 25 and 26

2 Thessalonians 2: 6-9—And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.  For the mystery of iniquity doth already work:  only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.  And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:  Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

Revelation 19

Daniel 8

Signs or Miracles?

Daily Bible Verse

And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake:  but he that endureth to the end shall be saved. ~Matthew 10: 22

Daily Inspiration

For Christ’s sake, his disciples will be hated by all men.  Why?  Because they hold that he is the only Way to God, because  they reject all other religions that claim to offer a path to god, because the light of God shines in their holy lives and convicts the world by the contrast, and because Satan is working in the children of disobedience to animate them in hatred against the children of God.

Daily Prayer

May we be willing, Lord Jesus, to be hated by all for loving You; and we know that we love You only because we were first loved by You.  May we not shrink from living holy for You and speaking a word in season for You for fear of man.  Let us be wise as serpents but harmless as doves. (Matthew 10: 16)

A Sign

By Frances Taylor

We are given signs all the time but we need eyes of faith to see them. ~1 Kings 18: 37-39

This passage from 1 Kings refers to the question of who was God – Yahweh or Baal.  There had been a severe drought and the prophets of Baal set up a test with Elijah as to whether the God of Israel or Baal could end the drought.  No matter how the prophets of Baal tried to bring fire to their sacrifice, they failed.  As we see, when Elijah prayed, God brought fire down that consumed everything and the people believed.  We have just ended the Easter Season and celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost but are we still looking for a sign?

We are given signs all the time but we need eyes of faith to see them.  They’re not as dramatic as with Elijah, but no less powerful.  We hear all about the disasters that happen and don’t quickly forget, but we don’t always hear of the miracles that occur.  We know about plane crashes when all die, but there have also been those when all lived.  A mine collapses in Chile and all are rescued.  A hurricane or tornado or other natural disaster occurs and millions of people work to put things right with money or volunteering their expertise, whatever it takes.  All of these are signs that God is working in our world.  What kind of sign do we need?  There will never be an end to tragedy.  So much of what is wrong in our world is a direct result of the action of people using their free will.  There’s not much we can do about that, but we can look for the little miracles that happen every day instead of the tragedies.  The cancer that is caught in time, the donor match that means a person will live, the couple that has tried for years to have a child and now are pregnant, the day you were late for work and missed being involved in a terrible accident, all these are daily miracles.  If we look, we’ll see the signs.

Prayer:  Lord, we do believe, help our unbelief.  Amen.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 12–It Only Gets Worse

Chapter 12:  It Only Gets Worse

After the hit on Ashleigh’s life, Charles knew he needed to get out of his marriage to Catherine.  He needed to see his attorney about what he could do to have his marriage annulled.  Surely, Catherine didn’t play by the book since she drugged him?  That had to account for something?

So, after visiting Ashleigh in the hospital, who was recovering from nearly being gunned down, Charles headed to his attorney, Grant Buchanan—yes, his twin brother is his attorney—to see what he could do about this so-called marriage.

After telling Grant his side of the story, Charles his brother’s office, secure in the notion that Grant would get him out of this marriage.  That’s where Charles was thankful—Grant had always had his back,  ever since kindergarten when they started their first day of school together.  They weren’t identical twins, but fraternal, and a schoolmate started bullying young Charles, and it was Grant who saved the day for Charles.  No one ever bullied Charles again, thanks to Grant.

Charles failed to see that Catherine had followed Charles to his attorney and deduced that he was attempting to get out of the marriage, “You’ll be sorry for leaving me!” Catherine quipped to herself in her car as she followed Charles to the hospital to see Ashleigh.

Meanwhile, Grant had his paralegal, Lisa, research statute and case law to see what she could find.  Lisa was a good paralegal and sharp in her knowledge of how to research case law and statutes.  Lisa hit pay dirt and found precedent to get Charles out of the marriage.

“Thank you, Lisa, for a job well done, as always.” Grant said to her.  “I guess I’ll head over to the hospital to let Charles know he can start proceedings for an annulment.”

Grant was about to head out of the office when a bomb was triggered and blew the office to smithereens taking Grant and Lisa’s lives as well as two other staff. 

Catherine smiled at the handiwork of her hit man as she sent a text:  “Everything’s going according to plan!”

Then heads over to the hospital to watch the fireworks as police inform Charles the news of his brother’s tragic passing.

“Looks like you and I will be husband and wife forever!” Catherine smiled joyfully to herself as Charles and Ashleigh held each other in grieve.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 11–The Attempt on Ashleigh’s Life

Chapter 11:  The Attempt on Ashleigh’s Life

Charles managed to see Ashleigh at her mother’s home when Catherine was napping.  He wanted to discuss a way to rid this town of Catherine, but Catherine was pretending to sleep and followed Charles to Ashleigh’s mother’s home to spy on them.

Catherine had to think fast in order to keep Charles married to her.  No way was Ashleigh going to win this one!

Then she remembered the favor that was owed her by a long-time rival and pulled out her cell and sent a message:

Catherine:  Remember the favor U promised 2 pay a year ago?

Unknown caller:  Yeah?  What do U want?”

Catherine:  I want Ashleigh Crimson dead!

Unknown caller:  Okay.  I’m on it!

Catherine:  Thanks!  U won’t regret it!

Unknown caller:  By 2morrow @ 5, Ms. Crimson will b history!

Satisfied, Catherine put her cell back in her bag and head back to Charles’ apartment to wait for her husband.  She wanted to look especially nice for her seduction.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 10–The Confrontation

Chapter 10:  The Confrontation

Catherine woke in bed beside her “groom”, but a confused Charles wondered why Catherine was in his bed?  Catherine flashed the wedding ring that was on her left third finger and was horrified to learn that they were husband and wife!

“How did this happen?” Charles questioned his “bride.”

“You don’t remember the wedding?” Catherine asked him.  “I’m saddened you don’t remember!”

“I was engaged to Ashleigh?  So why is I’m now married to you?”

“Ashleigh?  Who’s that?” Catherine feigned ignorance.  “Have you been cheating on me?”

But Charles didn’t get the chance to answer when Ashleigh entered the front door.  Not seeing Charles, she went up to their bedroom to discover her “best” friend in her bed with Charles.

“Say it didn’t happen?” Ashleigh asked each of them.

“What?  That I’m not Charles wife?” Catherine said as she flashed Ashleigh the ring on her finger.

“You bitch!” Ashleigh yelled as she fought with Catherine over her plot to take Charles from her.  “You were always jealous of what I had!  You just had to make sure you had him first!”

“The marriage was consensual.”

“Oh, really?” Ashleigh questioned her friend, as she glanced at a confused Charles.  “Then why does the groom look confused as to what is happening?”

“A night of great sex?” Catherine taunted her friend.

“You consummated this sham of a marriage?!” Ashleigh said as she slapped Catherine.

“What can I say, it was passionate lovemaking!” Catherine continued taunting.

“So great, I don’t remember it, nor the wedding!” Charles chimed in, as Ashleigh realized how Catherine managed to do what she did.

“So, you did it!  You drugged him in order to marry my fiancé?!”

“It’s legal.” Catherine said, holding the certificate for both to see.

As Catherine relished in her revenge against Ashleigh by marrying her fiancé, Charles promised Ashleigh he would find a way out of this mess.  But little did they both know, Catherine intended to make it impossible to keep that promise!!

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 9–The Wedding

Chapter 9:  The Wedding

“Charles.” Catherine said when she came back to the dining room to find that Charles had passed out from eating the tacos that were laced with drugs. “Well, ain’t this my lucky day?!”

Catherine smiled as she put the next plot into play.

Fifteen minutes later, the doorbell rang…it was the minister she had called to perform the wedding for Catherine and Charles.

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A heavily-sedated Charles and Catherine were married before the minister in a wedding with just the three of them.  It didn’t matter since Catherine intended the wedding to be a very private affair any way.

She needed to be Charles’ bride before Ashleigh managed to get back now that she had escaped the dungeon cell she has Ashleigh stashed away in.

Meanwhile, about 500 miles away, Ashleigh tired, but intent on continuing her hitch hike to get home before Catherine did what she knew she do…marry her fiancé.

But Ashleigh was too late to get back to town as Catherine had managed to marry Charles in his heavily-sedated state, despite the fact that he was lucid enough to consent.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 8–The Escape

Chapter 8:  The Escape

Just as Catherine was making headway in her plot to seduce Charles, Ashleigh plotted her escape from Catherine’s basement dungeon and get back to Charles before Catherine could marry him and become his wife.

Ashleigh saw her chance when she spotted the key to the dungeon cell door lying on the door.  Catherine must have dropped them and not realized it.  Ashleigh attempted to find something that would let her reach the key and let herself out.

After an hour of trying to reach the key, Ashleigh was happy to be free of Catherine’s dungeon that she was trapped in.  Now Ashleigh had to get back home and back to Charles.  But it would be a rough three days of hitch hiking 1000 miles to get back home. 

Meanwhile, Catherine was making dinner for Charles when he arrived home exhausted from working at the office. 

“Wow! You must have slaved all day to make this meal?” Charles said, as he took a bite of Catherine’s Tilapia Tacos.

“What can I say?  I knew you’d be hungry and I thought I’d earn my keep by making dinner.” Catherine lied to make Charles indebted to her, knowing she had laced the tacos with drugs that would render Charles conscious enough to get him to do her will.

But just as Charles and Catherine were sitting down to enjoy dinner, Catherine got a call from her guard at her family’s home… “I’m sorry, Charles, but I need to take this in the other room.  Feel free to start without me.”

“Don’t mind if I do.” Charles said as he dug into the Tilapia Tacos and placed three on his plate along with some salsa to go along with the tacos.

“What do you mean she’s escaped?!” Catherine whispered angrily so Charles wouldn’t hear her rage.

“Ma’am, Miss Crimson’s escaped her dungeon cell.” The guard told her.

“Well, thanks for letting me know.” Catherine told the guard.

Catherine had to rush her plans to marry Charles because now that Ashleigh had managed to escape, she knew it would be a matter of time before Ashleigh came back. 

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 7–The Seduction

Chapter 7 – The Seduction

Secure in the notion that Ashleigh was locked away forever, Catherine found her way to Charles apartment to begin her seduction.  Charles’ was out on bail, unbeknownst to him, paid by Catherine.

“Hello?  May I help you?” Charles asked Catherine, who was bringing dinner to him.

“Yes. I’m Catherine Jorgensen.  I’m Ashleigh’s best friend.” Catherine introduced herself to Charles.

“I see you brought dinner.  Please come in.” Charles said, inviting her in.  “I haven’t felt like eating since Ashleigh’s disappearance.”

“I’m so sorry for what you’re going through.  I thought some dinner might cheer you up.” Catherine said, putting on her best sympathetic performance.

“Well, it was nice of you to think of me.” Charles said.  “Would you care to join me?”

“I’d love to.”

“I don’t care to be alone and your company is a refreshing change of pace.”

Catherine and Charles sat down to dinner as they ate the dinner she made:  lasagna and a tossed salad—Ashleigh’s favorite.  This was going to be easy to seduce Charles.

After dinner Charles poured the two of them a glass of wine as the two of them sat on the sofa.  They reminisced the times they shared with Ashleigh, leading the two of them to kissing and nearly making out.  But Charles stopped himself before things went too far—to Catherine’s dismay.

“I’m sorry.  I can’t.”

“Hey, I understand.” Catherine said.  “I’ll be on my way.”

But as Catherine started to get her things, she tripped on Charles’ stairs on his front porch.  Feeling guilty for Catherine’s accident, he invited her to stay in his spare room.  He helped her back inside and to the spare bedroom.

After Charles left her alone, Catherine smiled to herself, “This was going to be so easy.”  Then she rubbed her uninjured ankle.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 6–The Betrayal

Chapter 6 – The Betrayal

Catherine came to see Ashleigh in Shady Hills to give her some news.  She was springing her from Shady Hills.  Catherine had heard that Det. Chase was onto where Ashleigh was and knew she had to get Ashleigh out before Det. Chase got her out.

Then she thought of her family’s home and the basement that was designed as dungeon.  She could bring Ashleigh here and no one would be the wiser.  Then she could put her plan in motion. 

“Hello bestie!”

“Catherine, please!  Let me out of here!” Ashleigh pleaded.  “For Charles’ sake!”

“Don’t worry.  I’m here to help you.” Catherine said as she jabbed Ashleigh with a needle.

Ashleigh woke up to find she was in a new prison, Catherine’s family’s home basement.

“Catherine, what did you do to me?”

“I got you out of that asylum.”

“And into another prison?”

“Oh, I’m sorry, are you missing your fiance?”

“Catherine, why are you doing this?  Haven’t we been friends since childhood?”

“I’m sorry, are we?  Friends?  Besties?” Catherine chided her.

“What are you talking about?”

“Would a friend betray her bestie by sleeping with her guy?”

“What?!  I never slept….” Ashleigh began to say, but Catherine cut her off.

“You slept with him!  Stephan!”

“Stephan?!  Your boyfriend in high school?”

“Yes.  I caught you together!”

Ashleigh flashed back to their senior year as she remembered that day.  But Catherine got it all wrong.  Ashleigh was only congratulating him with an embrace after he confessed to wanting to propose to Catherine.  But Catherine’s jealousy and insecurities ruined the proposal and Stephan was killed in a car accident when he tried to go after Catherine, who had taken off in her car.  Catherine has blamed Ashleigh ever since that horrible night.

“Catherine, he was planning to propose to you.  I was only…”

“Save your damn excuses, Ash!  I know you wanted my boyfriend!”

“You have it all wrong?!”

“Well, too bad you’re locked in here.  No will be able to save you now.”

“What are you planning?”

“I will be comforting poor Charles.  I will be marrying him!”

“Catherine!  Please!  Let me out!”

But Ashleigh’s pleas fell on deaf ears as Catherine started to leave, “Sorry, Ash, but karma’s a bitch!”

Desperate and hopeless, Ashleigh fell on her tiny bed and cried.  How was she going to get out of here?

Catherine went back to town and began her plot to seduce Charles to become his wife…a Navy SEALs wife!

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 5–The Search for the Bride

Chapter 5 – The Search for the Bride

The hunt was on for the Ashleigh, but leads were getting cold when exhaustive efforts to find her came up cold.  Until….

The officer on the case, Det. Frank Chase, got a surprising lead while he was searching Catherine’s Facebook profile.

Det. Chase found pictures of what appeared to be Ashleigh in some dungeon lying on the dingy floor.  The only problem…the location could not be determined. 

Det. Chase downloaded the photos onto his flash drive and took the pictures and took them to the police department’s IT guy, Seamus O’Riley, who was a techie at this kind of stuff.  If he couldn’t find the location, no one could.

Now all Det. Chase had to do was wait…

1 hour…that was all it took for Seamus to find the location…and it wasn’t what Det. Chase expected.  Seamus told Det. Chase that Ashleigh was in Shady Hills here in the same city and even more daunting was that it looked as if Ashleigh’s parents had put her there…

Det. Chase headed over to Ashleigh’s parents to get to the bottom of it.

“Mrs. Crimson, I may have located your daughter?” Det. Chase said when Ashleigh’s mother opened the front door to him.

“Oh, thank heavens, that’s great news.” Mrs. Crimson said, sounding relieved.

“Cut the crap!  You knew where she was this whole time?!” Det. Chase accused.

“Whatever are you talking about?” she asked, defending herself.

“You had your daughter committed!” Det. Chase said angrily.  “Did you disapprove of your daughter’s engagement, you had her committed to keep her from marrying her fiance?!”

“I don’t know what you’re implying, but I never had my daughter committed!”

“So you didn’t have Ashleigh put into Shady Hills?”

“No I did not!” Mrs. Crimson asked.  “Is that where she is?”

“We got a tip that is where she is?”

“Well, I don’t have any idea how she got there?”

“Well, you and your husband’s name came up as the ones who put her there?”

“Well, obviously we’ve been set up by the one real culprit who did it?  My guess is, it’s that witch, Catherine, Ashleigh’s best friend!” Mrs. Crimson accused.

“Well, thank you, Mrs. Crimson for your honesty.” Det. Chase told her.  “We’ll look into this and find a way to get your daughter out, since it seems it was under false pretentions.”

Det. Chase headed back to PD headquarters to come up with a game plan to get Ashleigh out of Shady Hills.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 4–The Interrogation

Chapter 4 – The Interrogation

After the officer spoke with Catherine about Ashleigh’s disappearance, the officer was sure Catherine had something to do with Ashleigh’s disappearance.  He went to see Charles to see if he knew about Catherine Jorgenson.

Happy that someone knew there was something more to Ashleigh’s disappearance, Charles gave the officer everything he could remember about what Ashleigh told him about Catherine.

With the description of what Charles told the officer, he was sure that Catherine was behind the disappearance.  It was perfect.  The best friend…jealous of her friend’s success.  Her wedding.  And what did Catherine have.  Nothing.  No one.  To Catherine, Ashleigh was all she had and she was leaving her to get married.  They would have no friendship after the wedding.  It would be just like middle school and high school.  Everyone shunning her, including Ashleigh, just to fit in with the crowd.

Surveillance was set up to watch Catherine’s movements to see where she may have taken Ashleigh.  But either the officer was wrong, or Catherine was on to them…because his surveillance didn’t find anything incriminating involving Catherine.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 3–The Bestie’s POV

Chapter 3 – The Bestie’s POV

Catherine Jorgenson, Ashleigh’s best friend since practically birth, raised as sisters by their mothers, who were inseparable as well.  The two girls grew up together, went to school together, hung out with the same people.  To the world, the girls were soul-sisters. 

The Ashleigh and Catherine’s friendship changed when the girls began middle school and their classmates invited Ashleigh to their parties.  Catherine felt left out of the loop.  Ashleigh was the prettier of the two…Catherine the mousier one and nerdish too. 

Before middle school, the two girls talked of books and tv shows they liked.  But when middle school came, Ashleigh was often invited to parties and Catherine was not.  Their classmates didn’t care for the nerdish girl.  She cramped their style, so to speak.

To Catherine, Ashleigh had it all.  Friends.  Popularity.  And all the boys were crazy about her.  No boy ever dated Catherine.  In fact, they all mocked her.  Ashleigh, wanting to please her new friends, went along with the name-calling, despite feeling guilty for going along with it.

Catherine was reading one of her romance books when the doorbell rang.  It was an officer from the police station here to ask her some questions about Ashleigh Crimson.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 2–The Groom’s POV

Chapter 2 – The Groom’s POV

Charles was saddened when Asheigh’s mother broke the news that Ashleigh could not be found.  An extensive search was started but leads were coming up cold.  Ashleigh had simply vanished without a trace.

Charles refused to believe that Ashleigh left on her own, as Ashleigh’s mother had tried to get Charles to believe.  He knew Ashleigh wanted to marry him as much as he wanted to marry her.  No, it just wasn’t plausible that Ashleigh left on her own.  He was sure of it.  Something else was going on…meaning, someone took her against her will.  And Charles thought that maybe he might know who did.

Despite Charles being the prime suspect in Ashleigh’s disappearance, he drove to the police station to tell the police his suspicions.

But when Charles tried to voice his suspicions, the police interrogated him.  After failing to give an alibi for the time Ashleigh disappeared, Charles was booked on suspicion of abduction and placed in a cell.

When Ashleigh’s mother heard who had been charged in her daughter’s disappearance, she was secretly happy.  She knew that Charles had to have something to do with it.  She didn’t really trust the guy.  She even failed to post his bail to have him out so he could look for Ashleigh’s abductor.

Charles sat in his cell, unable to do anything to find Ashleigh. 

Another officer, believed Charles’ story and decided to look up friends of Ashleigh, and came up with her bestie, Catherine Jorgenson.

The Navy SEAL’s Bride: Chapter 1–The Bride’s POV

Chapter 1 – The Bride’s POV

Ashleigh Crimson couldn’t be happier to be marrying the love of her life, Charles Buchanan, a Navy SEAL officer.  But there was one thing Ashleigh still couldn’t get over…that he would be away for long periods while on duty with his SEAL Team. 

Charles and Ashleigh had long talks about his SEAL duty and although she understood his duty to the mission, she couldn’t help but worry about his safety.

Ashleigh’s mother came in to see how her daughter was doing the night before her wedding.  Her mother was always understanding of her daughter and Ashleigh knew she could go to her mother with any problem she had.  Her mother never judged her for a decision Ashleigh made, even when her mother knew it was made in haste, like Ashleigh’s mother knew her wedding to Charles was.

Ashleigh’s mother didn’t like the fact that her daughter would be alone for long periods of time while Charles was on duty.  But she didn’t persuade Ashleigh from going through with the wedding.

Ashleigh finished her foot soak, pedicure and manicure and got ready for bed.  She wanted to be well rested when she walked down the aisle to start her new life as a bride to a Navy SEAL.

The next morning, Ashleigh’s mother came into her daughter’s room to wake her for her wedding. . .but Ashleigh wasn’t in her bed.

Mrs. Crimson searched the house and called Ashleigh’s friends, but Ashleigh was nowhere to be found.

Mrs. Crimson wondered if Ashleigh had come to her senses and decided against marrying Charles. 

2 Thessalonians 2

2 Thessalonians 2

Mark 2: 5, 7—When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.  Why doth tis man thus speak blasphemies?  Who can forgive sins but God only?

Revelation 17: 3—So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness:  and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.

Matthew 23: 9—And call no man your father upon the earth:  for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

Ephesians 1: 20-23—Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,  Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, but only in this world, but also in that which is to come.  And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,  Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

Hebrews 4: 14, 15—Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.  For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

Colossians 1: 18—And he is the head of the body, the church:  who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the pre-eminence.

3 John 9—I wrote unto the church:  but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence among them, receiveth us not.

Matthew 17: 24-27—And when they were come in Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute?  He saith, Yes.  And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? Of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute?  Of their own children, or of strangers?  Peter saith unto him, Of strangers.  Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.  Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money:  that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

Romans 1: 3—Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;

John 1: 14—And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only Begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Jeremiah 44

John 14: 6—Jesus saith unto him, I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life:  no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me.

1 Timothy 2: 5—For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 3: 2—A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Corinthians 11: 26—For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till he come.

John 2: 10—And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse:  but thou hast kept the good wine until now.

1 John 2: 18-22—Little children, it is the last time:  and as ye have heard the that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.  They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us:  but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.  But ye have an unction from the Holy One and ye know all things.  I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth,  Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ?  He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

1 John 4: 3—And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God:  and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

2 John 7–For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

Titus 1: 16—They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Hebrews 2: 16, 17—For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.  Wherefore in all things if behoved him to be made like unto his brethren that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

2 Thessalonians 2: 9—Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

What the Beatitudes Mean

Daily Bible Verse

Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets:  yet would thy not give ear:  therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands. ~Nehemiah 9: 30

Daily Inspiration

God showed great forbearance toward Israel in warning them again and again, sending his prophets among them, and testifying of to them of their sins.  Yet, Israel still rebelled and went into captivity.  But (verse 31) God did not utterly destroy them, but out of mercy spared a remnant and brought them back to their land 70 years later.

Daily Prayer

You are a God of mercy, O Lord, but also a God who will punish iniquity.  You pour out Your wrath and justice on the lost and discipline your children when they go astray.  To the lost, You are a Judge before whom they stand condemned; to us, You are a Loving Father who corrects us when we stray or a watchful Shepherd whose rod and staff guides us and comforts us (Psalm 23).

The Beatitudes

By Frances Taylor

Acknowledging our weaknesses as well as our strength takes strength. ~Matthew 5: 1-10

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is one of the most quoted sections of the New Testament.  In some traditions blessed is translated as happy.  If you read them that way, would they take on a different meaning?  After all we all want to be happy!  Happy are the poor in spirit.  We want to get to the kingdom of God but do we really want to be poor in spirit, or be persecuted?  I kno it doesn’t say “poor.”  But to be poor in spirit might mean bring generous in spirit.  We might have to think of others before ourselves, making sacrifices, helping the poor.  None of us wants to mourn, but the fact is that unless we die before all the people we love, we will mourn.  Jesus is telling us that even though we will grieve, that isn’t the end, and if we turn to God and allow Him to walk with us, we will find comfort.  The world doesn’t hold the meek in high esteem, but turning the other cheek takes strength.  Acknowledging our weaknesses as well as our strength takes strength.  Since Jesus calls us to work for justice, it is part of following Christ that should encourage our hunger for what is right.  Those who are merciful, who are able to be compassionate and forgive are the ones that will be forgiven more easily when they fail.  And who doesn’t want peace?  The problem is we need to work for justice if we want peace.  We need to refrain from seeing violence as an answer to problems.  If we pay attention to the beatitudes, and live them, we will all be happy.

Prayer:  Lord, You gave us the commandments to help us learn how to live, and You had Your Son, Jesus, give us the rules for happiness.  Help us to live them.  Amen.

The Young & the Restless Spoilers – June 10-14, 2019

Phyllis hacks into Dark Horse servers to help Adam.

Michael deals with the return of his brother, Kevin, Paul’s called upon to investigate, Kyle and Lola share happy news, and Victor gets a shock.

Y&R spoilers for Thursday June 6:

In Thursday’s Y&R recap, Adam gives Nick an ultimatum: Christian or Dark Horse, Phyllis is attacked, and Lola says yes to Kyle’s proposal.

Rey learns a secret.

Mariah tackles a new challenge.

Nick searches for evidence.

Y&R spoilers for Friday June 7:

A former rivalry reignites.

Phyllis is cornered.

Kevin Fisher will resurface when Greg Rikaart returns to Young and Restless.

Interview! Joshua Morrow and Hunter King on their on and offset relationship.

Young and Restless spoilers for the week of June 10:

In the latest Deconstructing Y&R, a deliciously dark Phyllis, a watered down couple and hoping for a return.

In next week’s Y&R spoiler video, Summer worries about Phyllis, Kevin meets with Adam, and Victor is still keeping things from Nikki.

Y&R spoilers for Monday June 10:

In Monday’s Y&R recap, Kevin demands Chloe in exchange for Phyllis, Elena is uncomfortable when she learns Devon paid her student loans, and Victor isn’t honest with Nikki about his prognosis.

Kevin’s true colors emerge.

Summer grows concerned about Phyllis.

Devon causes Elena to become upset.

Returning! Jess Walton returns to Young and Restless as Jill this summer.

Casting! Young and Restless is seeking hotel and bar patrons for summer.

Y&R spoilers for Tuesday June 11:

Adam has a confession.

Nick fights for Dark Horse.

Rey won’t back down.

Y&R spoilers for Wednesday June 12:

Christine gets surprising news from Victor.

Paul investigates after Phyllis disappears.

Victoria’s secret is revealed.

Here comes the bride! Watch for soap alums in Hallmark’s wedding movies in the month of June.

Y&R spoilers for Thursday June 13:

Lola and Kyle go public with their engagement.

Nikki learns something shocking.

A meeting with Newman family members turns ugly.

Y&R spoilers for Friday June 14:

Michael wants the truth from his brother.

Lauren and Jack go on a road trip together and mix business and pleasure.

More Young and Restless spoilers…

Nick turns to Jack, and then Victor, as he strives to deal with Adam’s threat to his company.

Kevin strikes a dangerous deal.

Elena and Devon encounter a roadblock in their developing relationship.

Elena’s upset by Devon’s actions when she finds out he paid off her student loans without consulting her.

Full schedule: Hallmark’s Christmas in July features soap alums in holiday movies.

Coming up on Young and Restless…

Nick makes contact with Chelsea.

Jack meets a new friend.

Sharon and Adam feel sparks between them.

Victor picks a side.

Down the road on Young and Restless…

Kyle and Lola decide to get married, but the arrival of Lola’s mother, Celeste, complicates things as Eva LaRue joins Young and Restless.

Young and Restless summer previews from head writer Josh Griffith:

Lily’s presence remains in a unique way as many begin to question Cane and Traci’s friendship. Their comforting relationship will be a case of… “Where there’s smoke, there could be fire.”

Jack and Lauren’s friendship deepens as she tries to get his love life back on track. Her matchmaking attempts could cause issues at home as could something else that will test Michael and Lauren’s relationship. When Michael finds himself in an unsafe situation, he’s forced to explore his buried dark side.

More Young and Restless casting:

Chelsea Newman resurfaces when Melissa Claire Egan returns to Young and the Restless.

Surprising news has Gina Tognoni exiting Y&R as Phyllis, while Michelle Stafford returns to Y&R in the role she originated, as Phyllis Summers Abbott.

The Bold & the Beautiful Spoilers – June 10-14, 2019

Thomas learns Beth is alive!

As a result of Flo’s slip up, Thomas becomes the latest person to learn the baby secret. Also, Liam makes a decision about where to live, while Brooke and Ridge experience tension.

B&B spoilers for Friday June 7:

In Friday’s B&B recap, Liam and Hope sign annulment papers, as Thomas learns Beth is alive.

Flo and Zoe realize they’re forever connected by Reese’s terrible act and argue again.

Xander interrupts Hope and Liam as they’re about to sign annulment papers.

Bold and Beautiful spoilers for the week of June 10:

He’s back! John McCook returns to Bold and Beautiful as Eric Forrester after an absence.

In the latest Deconstructing B&B, waiting out an irritating Thomas, relationships as musical chairs, and frustration with Xander.

B&B spoilers for Monday June 10:

Thomas accuses Flo of lying after she tells him confidential information.

Brooke and Hope argue about the annulment.

Big fun! Bold and Beautiful’s annual fan event offers opportunities to get up close and personal with the stars!

B&B spoilers for Tuesday June 11:

Xander’s loyalty is called into question by Zoe.

Thomas is stunned, then angry, once he realizes Steffy inadvertently ended up with Hope’s baby.

B&B spoilers for Wednesday June 12:

After bonding with Kelly and Phoebe, Liam decides to move back in to Steffy’s house.

Flo wants to reveal the truth, but Zoe’s still worried about going to prison.

Bold and Beautiful alum Jack Wagner in Wedding March 5, part of Hallmark’s 2019 June Weddings movie premieres.

B&B spoilers for Thursday June 13:

Thomas struggles with whether or not to reveal what he now knows.

Wyatt wants answers from Flo, Zoe, and Xander.

B&B spoilers for Friday June 14:

Ridge grows concerned about his marriage in light of the situation with their children.

Thomas’ change of heart, and threats, take Xander, Zoe, and Flo by surprise.

Full schedule: Hallmark’s Christmas in July features soap alums in holiday movies.

More Bold and Beautiful spoilers…

Steffy provides comfort to Liam following his annulment.

Flo panics after she accidentally reveals information to Thomas.

Zoe refuses to join in Flo’s plan to come clean.

Thomas makes a shocking decision.

Coming up on Bold and Beautiful…

Thomas gaslights Hope, then shows her one of his original designs.

Someone new learns that Beth is alive.

Bold and Beautiful summer previews:

Look for romance, family bonds, rivalries, secrets, new villains, and a huge thriller.

The baby swap storyline takes a dark turn before the truth comes out.

Though Hope will finally learn the truth about Phoebe, more people uncover the secret beforehand.

The truth is revealed with a major cliffhanger – and not everyone will make it out alive.

General Hospital Spoilers – June 10-14, 2019

While Shiloh resorts to using his charisma to get what he wants, Sonny doesn’t waste time and puts a plan into motion. Chase is stunned to learn who Willow’s mom is, as Harmony prays that Shiloh will pull through for her. Plus, Nelle receives an unexpected visitor…

General Hospital spoilers for Thursday June 6:

In Thursday’s GH recap, Ryan doesn’t wake up from surgery, Jordan asks Stella to be her advocate if something goes wrong with her procedure, and Harmony tells Shiloh his baby is alive.

Jordan wonders about Ryan.

Carly accepts a truce.

Margaux can’t be persuaded.

General Hospital spoilers for Friday June 7:

In Friday’s GH recap, Jordan survives surgery, Ryan is taken to Pentonville, and Maxie wants to feature Ava on the cover of Crimson.

Liz tries her best to lift everybody’s spirits.

Nina and Maxie come up with a plan.

Sasha makes a date with Michael.

General Hospital spoilers for the week of June 10:

In the latest Deconstructing GH, wanting more backstory on Shiloh, bored by Maxie and Peter, and appreciating the nag that Stella can be.

General Hospital spoilers for Monday June 10:

Shiloh turns on the charm.

Chase stays on the right side of the law.

Carly meets with Lucas.

General Hospital spoilers for Tuesday June 11:

Sonny decides to take matters into his own hands.

Shiloh taunts Sam.

Chase is startled to learn that Harmony is Willow’s mother.

Reminisce with the cast of the classic soap by going on the Santa Barbara reuion cruise.

General Hospital spoilers for Wednesday June 12:

Jordan confronts Curtis.

Ava cuts her losses.

Drew tends to Kim.

Interview! General Hospital scriptwriter Scott Sickles on helming Pride: The Series.

General Hospital spoilers for Thursday June 13:

Harmony is hopeful Shiloh will come to her rescue.

Michael tries to support Willow.

Julian reminds Brad to keep calm.

General Hospital spoilers for Friday June 14:

Shiloh runs into Margaux.

Sam tries to look on the bright side.

Nelle gets a surprise visit.

Full schedule: Hallmark’s Christmas in July features soap alums in holiday movies.

General Hospital spoilers for the week of June 17:

GH spoilers for Monday June 17:

Peter turns to Mac for help.

Laura is more than happy to share her point of view.

Jax declines an interesting offer.

GH spoilers for Tuesday June 18:

Josslyn is unsettled.

Robert is upset.

Maxie gets a lead on Dante’s whereabouts.

GH spoilers for Wednesday June 19:

Michael drops by Sonny’s for a visit.

Jason has news.

Willow makes a shocking confession.

GH spoilers for Thursday June 20:

Carly questions Jason’s plans.

Someone from Sonny’s past catches up with him.

Alexis explains herself to Diane.

GH spoilers for Friday June 21:

Josslyn is suspicious.

Shiloh rubs Alexis the wrong way.

Valentine convinces Curtis to help him.

DVR alert: Watch The Last Bridesmaid on Hallmark Channel this weekend.

General Hospital summer previews…

Liz and Franco’s wedding celebration will be full of twists and turns, as their relationship will continue to be tested.

Hayden returns with an agenda, when Rebecca Budig returns to General Hospital, as Finn is faced with a medical mystery.

Maxie enlists Peter to help Lulu cope with Dante’s absence but her plan backfires.

Curtis takes on a new role, as he and Jordan investigate something connected to Stella.

Someone shakes things up as Cam and Trina try to help Joss with her grief over Oscar’s death.

Kim and Drew deal with the loss of their child in different ways. Julian and Drew’s lives will be affected profoundly by Kim’s actions.

Sonny and Carly look forward to their baby’s birth in the fall and will be impacted by a surprise visitor.

Kevin takes on new clients.

General Hospital summer casting:

Recast: Nina appears with a new face since Cynthia Watros begins airing on General Hospital following Michelle Stafford returning to Young and the Restless as Phyllis Summers Abbott.

Anna won’t be seen much in Port Charles in the coming months since Finola Hughes temporarily exits General Hospital.

DA Margaux Dawson will be leaving Port Charles when Elizabeth Hendrickson exits General Hospital.

Days of Our Lives Spoilers – June 10-14, 2019

Sonny will stop at nothing to help Will and orders Eve to turn over Rolf’s diary. While Ben stumbles upon trouble, Xander rushes to Sarah’s aid. Plus, Ted stuns “Nicole” with a big reveal, Abe receives a proposal, and JJ and Haley are forced to say goodbye…

Days of our Lives spoilers for the week of June 10:

Watch the Days Summer promo, four weddings and big returns to remember Caroline Brady, plus romance and reunions.

In the latest Deconstructing DOOL, Ciara’s too naïve when it comes to Ben, wondering if Xander was honest with or playing Maggie, and lamenting too many stories with not enough investment.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Monday June 10:

Sonny demands Eve surrender Rolf’s diary to save Will’s life.

Ben rushes to Smith Island to find the cabin on fire!

Tripp and Haley are trapped in a dangerous situation.

Lani has a realization about her relationship with Baby David.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Tuesday June 11:

Ben finds himself at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Sonny and Will share exciting news with Gabi.

JJ rushes to the hospital when he hears Haley was rescued from the fire.

Ciara and Ben conspire against Claire.

Meet A Martinez, Louise Sorel and other former cast members on the Santa Barbara reuion cruise.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Wednesday June 12:

Stefan has a surprising offer for Abe.

Jennifer and Eve have a heated confrontation.

Maggie admits to Victor she fell off the wagon.

Chloe and Rex grow closer.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Thursday June 13:

Trying to impress Sarah, Xander swoops in to save the day.

“Nicole” convinces Stefan to give her a job at DiMera.

Ted gets an idea of how to be the hero in Hope’s eyes.

Kate and Marlena comfort each other about Will.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Friday June 14:

Ted reveals a shocking secret to “Nicole.”

Haley and JJ share an emotional goodbye as she prepares to be deported to China.

Sarah, Brady and Maggie question Xander about Rolf’s diary.

Kate and Hope get into it about Ted.

Full schedule: Hallmark’s Christmas in July features soap alums in holiday movies.

Days of our Lives spoilers for the week of June 17:

Days spoilers for Monday June 17:

Will and Sonny get remarried!

Maggie questions Xander about why he lied to her.

Days spoilers for Tuesday June 18:

Ciara reveals to Tripp that Claire set both fires.

Will’s condition is getting worse. It looks as if he isn’t going to make it so they decide that Sami and Lucas need to be informed, which brings Alison Sweeney back to Days of our Lives and Bryan Dattilo returns to Days as well.

Days spoilers for Wednesday June 19:

Roman shares devastating news with Kayla.

Days spoilers for Thursday June 20:

Kayla tells Victor about Caroline’s death.

Days spoilers for Friday June 21:

Kristen orders Xander to get rid of Ted.

Don’t miss Hallmark’s The Last Bridesmaid this weekend.

Days of our Lives Summer Previews from SOD:

Jenn thinks of a way for Jack to regain his memories and lets Jack know. At the same time, Jack’s starting to see Eve is manipulating him. He begins to wrestle with thoughts that she may not be the woman for him. He also sees an opportunity to become the man he once was. He’s not sure what to do.

Sarah and Xander could have the potential for a real lasting love story.

Claire thinks that Tripp and Haley are running away together. She doesn’t realize JJ and Haley are lovers. At the same time, Ben and Ciara are almost figuring out that Claire set that cabin fire. Soon, the situation with Tripp, Haley, and JJ comes to a head at the cabin.

There’s a Brady/Horton July BBQ coming and Sarah and Rex will host.

Gabi has real feelings for Stefan and tries to get Chloe out of the picture so she can marry Stefan and dump him then take him for all he’s worth. But with these real feelings, will she carry out her plan?

The show is going to address Peggy McCay’s passing by having Caroline Brady pass on. Several returns are in the works including Christie Clark as Carrie and Brandon Beemer as Shawn who will say a heartwarming goodbye to a beloved matriarch. They honor Peggy and Caroline while impacting a current storyline. Carrie’s harboring a secret and confides in someone. What she says has a role in impacting these stories playing out.

Download the DOOL App for the ultimate fan experience.

Days of our Lives summer casting:

Dual role: Once again, Stacy Haiduk will play Susan Banks on Days of our Lives.

Reported in January in Soaps.com’s Days rumors, Claire Brady will be going off canvas when Olivia Rose Keegan exits Days.

There is still a chance that Johnny DiMera could be back since Griffin Kunitz hinted to a Days return.

Anna DiMera will be back when Leann Hunley returns to Days of our Lives, along with Thaao Penghlis back to Days – but as Andre or Tony? Stay tuned…

One Life to Live alum Robin Strasser’s first Days of our Lives air date revealed.

Chad and Abigail DiMera return to Salem as Billy Flynn and Kate Mansi head back to Days of our Lives.

Steve Johnson will be making his way back to Salem when Stephen Nichols returns to Days of our Lives.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 12

Chapter 12

“Where’s Spike?” Angel asked Buffy.

“I don’t know?  He was here a few minutes ago?”

“Damn it!  He’s gone looking for Ripper alone!” Angel raged.  “What is wrong with him?!”

“He wants retribution for me.” Buffy explained Spike’s fury.

“Yeah, I get it!  Because he loves you!” Angel said bitterly.

“What did you say?!” Dru said walking in after overhearing Buffy and Angel’s conversation. “Did you just say that Spike loves Buffy?”

“No, Dru,” Buffy explained, not wanting to deal with Dru’s antics over Spike.  “Spike doesn’t love me in that way.  It’s just concern.”

“Oh, concern?!  Is that what you call it?!” Dru raged.  “After the kiss I saw you and Spike in?”

“You saw that?” Buffy said guiltily.

“Yeah, Buffy, I saw it!  You two looked as if you couldn’t get enough of each other!”

“Well, then you obviously didn’t see what happened after when I pushed Spike away!” Buffy defended herself.

“Oh, you pushed Spike away?!  Was it out of concern for me?!” Dru said sarcastically.  “Did you feel sorry for me?!”

“I-I-I…I just couldn’t do that to you.” Buffy said meekly.

“Well, you can have him, Buffy!” Dru said angrily.  “Because I don’t want Spike anymore!  I have a new love now!”

“A new love?” Buffy said but Dru left Buffy standing before she could say anymore.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 11

Chapter 11

As the search for Ripper/Giles went on, Buffy and Spike became closer.  But Spike kept his feelings secret so as not to cause alarm…but Spike wanted to be the first to find Ripper/Giles and pummel him into the ground like the snake he was.  Spike didn’t understand Buffy’s concern to save Giles?  Clearly, he was an evil monster?  Giles…or Ripper…needed to be taken out!  And Spiked vowed to do just that when he found the monster!!!

Ripper lay in a crypt in D’Hoffryn’s basement still unconscious when D’Hoffryn came to check on him.  Ripper awoke quickly when D’Hoffryn threw a glass of water on him.

“You stupid fool!” D’Hoffryn chastised him.

“Whatever do you mean?” Ripper said in Giles’ English accent.

“You failed to watch over Buffy!”

“I did as you requested?  I tortured that slayer bitch!” Ripper reminded D’Hoffryn.

“Are you getting soft?!” D’Hoffryn asked Ripper, unaware the drug was slowly wearing off and Giles as coming to.

“No!  I want that slayer bitch to pay!” Giles/Ripper said trying to convince D’Hoffryn so as to avoid the drug again.

But it was too late.  D’Hoffryn figured it out and unlocked the door to the cell and quickly injected Giles with a dose that sent Giles fast asleep.

“There!  Now may my plan be in full force!” D’Hoffryn said before leaving an unconscious Giles in his cell alone.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 10

Chapter 10

It was too late for Spike and Buffy when Angel and Faith found them unconscious at the grotto.  Ripper had already did his worst to pair of lovers.

But a few minutes later, Buffy stirred as she started coming to from her unconsciousness.

“Wh-what happened?” Buffy asked groggily.

“Ripper got to you…and Spike.” Angel tended to Buffy’s injuries.

“I remember kissing Spike….then…it all went black….” Buffy said, as Spike finally came to.

“We need to find Ripper and get him back to Giles before he does more damage.” Faith told them.

“You’re right.” Angel agreed, but Spike and Buffy were reluctant to help Ripper/Giles.

The four of them headed back to Giles’ store so they could come up with a plan to bring Giles back to his old self and rid him of the Ripper.

But TPB had other plans in store for Ripper/ Giles…..

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 9

Chapter 9

While Angel worked to find a way to bring back Giles, Spike was with Buffy in the grotto.  It was best he wasn’t with Angel and Giles/Ripper, as he didn’t know if he could keep his cool around the man who tortured Buffy. 

Yes, it was best he was in the grotto with Buffy…

Buffy woke to Spike comforting her, knowing she was a vampire.  As he held Buffy in his arms, Buffy’s scent was appealing to him and he impulsively kissed her.  Enjoying the moment between them, Buffy didn’t resist.

It felt good to be in Spike’s arms…but it also felt wrong…as if she were betraying someone……

Just then, Ripper/Giles showed up at the grotto wanting revenge on Spike and Buffy.  Ripper had escaped Angel’s clutches and made his way to the grotto looking for Spike and Buffy.

Angel, on the other hand, was tied to a chair when Ripper/Giles made his escape.  He fervently worked to release himself of the chains used to tie him to the chains.  But even his vampire strength wasn’t enough to unbind the chains.

Then Cordy happened along….

“Cordy, I need help.” Angel pleaded with her.

“What?  You need my help?” Cordy taunted him.

“Please?  Ripper is out for blood and ready to seek revenge on Spike and Buffy.”

“I’m sorry, did you say you needed my help?” Cordy continued her taunting of Angel.  She debated helping Angel after the way he left her for Faith.

“Why should I help you?”

“Okay, then untie me so I can save Buffy and Spike from Ripper.”

“Why  don’t you call Faith, since she is who you need?” Cordy said before leaving Angel in the lurch to fend for himself.

Just as Cordy left Angel, Faith suddenly appeared to help Angel out of his jam.  After he was free, Faith and Angel bolted to find Ripper before he got to Spike and Buffy.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 8

Chapter 8

Angel dropped Ripper/Giles on the bed in Spike’s grotto while Spike tended to Buffy.  All Spike wanted to do was beat the s*** out of Ripper/Giles.  But Angel stopped him dead in his tracks.

“We need to find a way to bring him back.” Angel tried to reason with an irate Spike.

But Spike needed some air.  He had to get out of there before he lost it on Ripper/Giles.

Buffy stirred in her sleep and Angel went to her.

“Giles.” Buffy moaned, but didn’t wake up.

Angel was glad as he didn’t know how to tell Buffy about Giles/Ripper.

While Spike was getting some air, Willow happened along.

“How’s Buffy?”

“She’s okay, but…..” Spike began but not able to repeat what Ripper/Giles did to her.

“I mean. . .”

“What are you trying to say, Willow?”

“Buffy’s been turned.” Willow said, but hated to tell him.

“No!  That’s impossible!” Spike spat out.

“I’m afraid it is.  Kralik tricked me into making a spell, telling me it would help Buffy.”

“Kralik is behind this?”

“Yes.  He wanted Buffy as his childe.”

Spike couldn’t take it anymore.  First Ripper/Giles tortures Buffy—now Kralik has Willow create a spell that turns Buffy into a vampire?

Someone was going to pay……

Spike took off before Willow could stop him.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 7

Chapter 7

As Ripper took pleasure in tormenting Buffy, he started kissing her, making her sick to her stomach.

“Giles!” Buffy cried out.

But Ripper didn’t listen to Buffy’s pleas, as he began to kiss her on the lips and molesting her.

Buffy couldn’t believe it had come to this…Giles, a man she had come to idolize, had turned into a monster.  He was now the Ripper, a monster……..

There was nothing Buffy could do, what with her slayers powers gone, thanks to D’Hoffryn…..

She couldn’t let Giles, er, Ripper violate her….

But just as it looked like Ripper was going to rape her, in came in Spike and Angel and pushed Giles off Buffy. 

As Buffy and Spike looked on from the side of the room, Angel and Ripper got into a fight.  It went on for about 20 minutes, the two men busting each other to pieces.  Just when it looked as if Ripper had the goods on Angel, Angel sucker punched Giles/Ripper and knocked him out cold.

Buffy just looked at Ripper.  She wanted him dead…and just as she was about to take him out with a stake through his heart, flashes of Giles ran through Buffy’s mind and she knew she couldn’t kill him.

“No, Angel.” Buffy said, when Buffy failed to take Giles’ life.  “Let’s take him back to the store and hope we can bring him back?”

As Angel carried an unconscious Ripper/Giles on his back, Spike carried Buffy in his arms back to her and Willow and Faith’s apartment.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 6

Chapter 6

Willow was sulking in her apartment in Cleveland when Spike and Angelus showed hoping to find Buffy.

“Willow, why are you crying?” Angelus asked with concern.

“It’s nothing.” Willow replied, not wanting to tell them about the spell she cast to bring Buffy back and how D’Hoffryn tricked her into making Buffy a vampire demon that would make him the most powerful in all of Sunnydale.

“Well, is Buffy here?” Spike asked.

“No, Buffy isn’t here.” Willow told them.  “She hasn’t been here for the last week.”

“Funny.  We got the impression she was here with you?” Angelus asked.

“Well, she was…for like a day…then she split.” Willow told them.

“She just split?” Spike asked disbelievingly.

“Yeah.  Looks that way.” Willow said, with uncaring emotion.  “No note or anything to say she was going either.”

“It doesn’t sound like Buffy.” Spike told her.

“Yeah, Buffy hasn’t been herself lately.” Willow interjected.

“Well, we need to find her.  Sunnydale’s gone to pot since Buffy left.” Angelus said.

“You’re not telling me anything I don’t already know.” Willow replied.

“What?  How do you know?” Spike asked.

“Uh, Wesley called me.” Willow lied.

“Wesley, uh?  Wesley hasn’t been seen since Buffy left.” Angelus said, not believing her story.

“Yeah.  I guess Wesley needed to tell me, since. . .” Willow stopped short before she spilt the beans about Buffy.

“Okay.” Angelus said.  “If you do see Buffy, will you tell Spike or me?”

“Yeah.  Sure.” Willow agreed.

Spike and Angelus left Willow and went in search of Buffy, unbeknownst to them where or what Buffy was.

Back at the dungeon where the Ripper had Buffy held hostage.  Buffy was looking for a way to escape.  She wished she had her slayer powers so she could kill this monster that Giles had become.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 5

Chapter 5

Angelus was screaming inside his mind. He had to loosen his grip and dump the blond back into his seat.

“Why Spike!?!” He began detailing last year like it was some gruesome Friday the 13th marathon that popped into their little VCR. Angel sighed. “You always did take things too personal Will, even when you were alive…”

“I know and I am a sodding jerk!”

As Angel lamented in his loneliness, Willow was visiting D’Hoffryn about the spell that went wrong and turned Buffy into a vampire forever.

“Ah, Willow, how is my little protégé?” D’Hoffryn asked slyly.

“You knew it wouldn’t work!” Willow raged at him.

“I don’t know what you’re talking about?” D’Hoffryn said in his innocent voice, knowing she was right.  D’Hoffryn gave Willow a fake spell knowing it would keep Buffy a vampire forever in her 18-year-old body so his mission would live on.  And he used Willow as the vessel to get it done.  Now he would be the most powerful demon in Sunnydale! 

“You promised it would bring Buffy back!” Willow continued her rage.

“”Well, did I lie?!”

“But she’s a vampire!  The very thing she was trained to kill!”

“Well, you did something wrong, Willow!” D’Hoffryn explained.  “You never could do anything right when it came to casting spells!”

“You’re wrong!” Willow said before leaving D’Hoffryn to his ritual.

After Willow left, D’Hoffryn raised the scepter to the sky as thunder and lightning flashed.  He rejoiced at being the most powerful demon.  He would rule the world thanks to Willow’s greed to bring Buffy back.  They would all follow him!

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 4

Chapter 4

Rupert was a fool! Evil was great! It was power. It was fun. It was o*** and brandies and Janus Roman Statues. Years of fighting wasn’t worth a dime saving miserable tools who wanted it as much as he did, just couldn’t let it out.

 ‘What a bloody sacrifice,’ he thought sarcastically stretching as he watched her sobbing the physical contradiction.

 ‘I think I’ll give my old buddy a contact,’ a smile lit up as he thought about the chaos that is Ethan Rayne. They used to cause terror everywhere they went as Gay lovers.

“How did it happen,” he asked excitedly. “Well, I woke up an ancient demon from its long nap, and wham, I am all better!”

“I didn’t know an ancient demon can be a cure to your brief mental illness…?” “I know, I must be insane trying to help those bratty insolent kids!”

***

“That you are, but I’m glad you’re out of the demon fighting business.”

 “True and I’ll never get back into it if I have any say about it!”

“I hate being good, it gives me the shivers!”

“Welcome to your revival, RIP!”

Buffy had realized she was body switched with her younger self.

She’s in her 18 yr. old body, the night she first met the Vampire and the Slayer test.

She was cold and isolated and unclean. It was just cruel, leaving her craving but not feeding.

Oh, the Pig’s blood had been almost like candy, but it was only junk food and not hamburger, hamburger with neck sausage.

The depraved animal wanted someone bad.

This wasn’t living at all, but just a state of being.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 3

Chapter 3

Kralik gazed at the man curiously. Why was he so angry? There was no good in this man. Ripper got up and placed something in his hand, a cross necklace and Holy Water.

“Dip the cross into the paraphernalia…”

 “What is that you want from me…? It just seems you are very cruel for a Watcher…?”

“I am definitely not that boring Git!” He placed the pendant in her mouth.

 It was sizzling hot and Buffy started screaming.

On the jet, Spike sat with a vacant expression as he stared from the window, the sun- proofed window of Wolfram and Hart’s accommodations. “Look brood boy, I do love Buffy!”

“Then why did you say, ‘no you don’t but thanks for saying it’,” he pointed out.

 “I want her to live you idiot, not die in the Hell mouth with a monster that doesn’t deserve her!”

“That wasn’t an excuse Spike…!”

 “The point is, it isn’t about what I want…”

 “You aren’t a monster Spike, not anymore…”

He shook his head. “Do you know ‘how’ I got the soul…? It wasn’t because I was the Champion, but what I tried to do to her…”

 “I was attempting to teach her a lesson…”

“What are you talking about,” he warned. Spike’s blue eyes turned sad.

 “I almost raped her…”

Angel was up in a second, grabbing him around the throat. “I knew it, you son- of- a- bitch!”

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 2

Chapter 2

20 minutes of relentlessly pounding into her and she was sore from starvation and energy loss that she could barely make out the small touch of Sunlight patching through the roof. She was shackled to the wall, the urge to feed was killing her. She had been like this for days mentally exhausted. The urge to escape was screaming at her.

Ripper sat back casually observing watching. He had them all under his thrall, the entire new Council, his bulge was growing as is his lust.

She was desirable, his young charge and could he really blame her anymore for being obsessed…? Someone say like Angelus…? He chuckled. Rupert was a bitter old man who held a grudge against evil, but the hypocrisy made him laugh? Evil had been in this plane for generations and if you didn’t know how to have fun, why waste their time…? He walked up to her and gave her a cold look. “You were always in the way of things… Things you have no business interfering with! But times pass and yours’ will too!”

 “In fact, it has,” he smiled, reminding her of what she had become, in a way enjoying her suffering every way he could.

 “You know, you’re better when you fight…?” “Why don’t you test it,” she hissed. The syringe had really stung like a bitch. She frowned at how j-e-l-l-o they felt.

“Bring me back my power and test it!”

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 1

Chapter 1

They are dead and now will head to Cleveland to track down Buffy and she’s living with Faith and Willow in an apartment, but she’s not currently there. Instead, the Council resurrected Kralik, the Vampire Quentin Travers and Giles tried to have her fight on her 18th birthday. “Spike and Angel are weak Vampires, not fit to be demons.”

 Buffy was captured and had been missing for a year without her powers because a Demon casted a spell over Giles to make him Ripper. He was bent on hurting the Slayer for making him a pancy White Hat. Then, he took away her powers and found a place to hide them. He injected her with H3, the highest level of the drug and now, the deranged psycho serial killer is back. Spike is on his way, but his expression will soon turn into fear for her life.

Buffy stared at them in hurt and anger as the Vampire dragged the knife down her thighs and her clothes had been torn in all places. Kralik played for a few minutes before ripping it out harshly. She gasped as the blood gushed through. Like water through whine, he sucked it up with his blunt teeth. He snarled and undid his fly.

Revenge, Betrayal, and Soul Lost: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Introduction

Introduction

It’s a Vamp Buffy prompt also a Buffy/Spike ship, plus Willow/Wesley, and Angel/Faith set after ‘Chosen’ and ‘Not Fade Away.’ Wesley, Angel, and Spike all survived the fight with the Dragon, but not Gunn and Illyria. They are dead and now will head to Cleveland to track down Buffy and she’s living with Faith and Willow in an apartment, but she’s not currently there. Instead, the Council resurrected Kralik, the Vampire Quentin Travers and Giles tried to have her fight on her 18th birthday (See the episode ‘Helpless’). Buffy was captured and had been missing for a year without her powers because a Demon casted a spell over Giles to make him Ripper. He was bent on hurting the Slayer for making him a pancy White Hat. Then, he took away her powers and found a place to hide them. He injected her with H3, the highest level of the drug and now, the deranged demon is back and he got his way in turning and torturing her. Spike doesn’t know that she’s dead, a creature of the night yet. Not until he shows up in Cleveland. The problem is can he ever face Giles without throttling him?

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 10

Chapter 10

Spike looked everywhere for Angel and Buffy.  It looked as if Willow was right?  Angel and Buffy may have fell off the face of the earth?!  Then Spike remembered Angel’s favorite spot to go when he needed to get away—the grotto.

Several minutes later, Spike found Buffy and Angel in the grotto playing with Connor.

“Angel!  Buffy!  You’re here!” Spike said, unaware that they were under D’Hoffryn’s control via a drug to make Buffy and Angel think she was Connor’s mother.

“Spike, what do you want?  Can’t you see we’re busy playing with our son?” Angel said.

“Buffy isn’t Connor’s mother?  Darla….” Spike began.

“What do you mean Buffy isn’t Connor’s mother?” Angel asked.  “Who is Darla?”

“You don’t know?”

“Know what?  Who is Darla?”

“Darla is Connor’s mother—and she’s dead!” Spike said to an unaware Angel.

“Well, I don’t know who Darla is, but as you can see, Connor is playing happily with me and his mother.”

“Spike, why don’t you run along and find Dru.  Maybe you can make a baby with her like Angel and I have?” Buffy said as she cooed at little Connor, who smiled at Buffy.

As Spike left Angel and Buffy to their “charade”, he had to find out what was going on—why Angel and Buffy thought they were Connor’s parents, and who killed Darla?

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 9

Chapter 9

While Buffy and Angel under D’Hoffryn’s power to make them think they were Connor’s parents, Willow shows up at Giles’ store to inform everyone about Darla.

“Darla is dead!” Willow informed Spike, Xander and Tara.

“What?  Who would kill Darla?” Spike questioned.

“I don’t know, but Buffy and Angel are nowhere to be found?  It’s like they fell off the face of the earth?”

“So, Darla’s dead—and Buffy and Angel can’t be located?” Spike mulled over.  “I smell a rat!”

“The Master?” Tara asked.

“No!  Too easy for it to be him!” Spike suggested.  “More like D’Hoffryn!”

“Where are you going?” Willow asked Spike, who was on his way out.

“To look for Buffy and Angel!”

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 8

Chapter 8

“Give me my son!” Darla yelled at Buffy who clung to Connor as if he were her son.

“No!  He’s my son!” Buffy delusionally told her.

As Darla reached for Connor, Angel stopped her, “Leave him alone!”

“Angel, what’s got into you?” Darla questioned him.

“Leave, Darla!  This is our home—mine and Buffy’s!” Angel said, still under the effects of D’Hoffryn’s drug.

“Not without my son!” Darla said.

“I told you to go!  Now or I’ll have to force you!” Angel said as he bodily picked Darla up and tossed her out of the grotto, while Buffy clung to a crying Connor.

“This isn’t over!  I’ll get Connor back!” Darla said to Angel and Buffy.

Darla headed back home, but didn’t get there, because Darla was found dead in the cemetery by Willow who was looking for Willow.

Meanwhile, Angel and Buffy, still under the drug’s effects, played house with Connor.

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 7

Chapter 7

Angel followed Buffy to the grotto where he found a crying Connor in a nest of sand.  As Angel walked toward Connor, Buffy held him at bay, preventing him from picking up his crying son.

“Buffy, please!  Hand Connor to me!”

“No!  He’s my baby!” Buffy said, delusional by the thought that Connor was hers and Angel’s. 

(It was part of D’Hoffryn’s plan to make Buffy think she gave birth to Connor and payback against Darla for her betrayal to him.)

“No, Buffy, he’s not.  He’s mine and Darla’s son.” Angel reminded her.

Just then, Angel felt queasy and passed out on the grotto floor. 

“Angel, wake up.  Our son needs you!” Buffy (with D’Hoffyn’s memories) said to an unconscious Angel.

Meanwhile, Darla was frantic with worry wondering where Angel was with Connor.  She didn’t have to worry for long when one of the Hellmouth’s minions came to her and told her where Angel was.

Darla immediately tore off toward the grotto to retrieve Connor and take him home.

At the grotto, Angel came to and smiled up at Buffy.  He couldn’t remember anything thanks to the injection Buffy gave him.  (D’Hoffryn instructed Buffy to inject Angel with the syringe when she found him.)

Now, Angel remember an alternate life with Buffy as Connor’s mother to coincide with Buffy’s delusional memories.

As Angel and Buffy played with “their son,” Darla entered the grotto and was shocked at her discovery….

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 6

Chapter 6

Buffy took Connor to the grotto, knowing Angel would follow her to retrieve his son.  But what Angel didn’t know was the trap that was set when he got to the grotto.  Buffy laid Connor on the makeshift bed—and waited—for Angel to show up for his son…….

Meanwhile, Angel was on his way to follow Buffy and get Connor back, but he didn’t get far when Darla intercepted him, preventing him from following Buffy. 

“Angel, did you get Connor?”

“I was on my way before you stopped me.”

“I can’t believe Buffy would take Connor?  What’s wrong with her?”

“I don’t know, but I intend to find out.” Angel promised her.  “Now I have to go.  I’ve already lost precious time finding Connor.”

Angel left Darla alone but promised her he would find Connor.  But he didn’t know what Buffy had in store for him once he found Buffy.

As Buffy waited for Angel, Connor was getting fussy and fed Connor.  Finally, after about a half hour, Angel showed up at the grotto…..

…………and into Buffy’s trap………

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 5

Chapter 5

Buffy continued looking for Angel who was on the rooftop of Sunnydale High trying to convince Billy to hand over Connor. 

“Give Connor to me!” Angel desperately pleaded with Billy to hand over his son.

“I can’t!” Billy told Angel.

“Please, Billy!” Angel said, feeling his fangs forming from the rage he felt.

“I need him.” Billy said as he tried to unlock the portal that he was going to toss the newborn infant into that would allow him to leave this dimension.

“You can’t do that!” Angel screamed at him, lunging forward to grab his son from Billy’s grasp.

But just as Billy was about to toss the infant into the portal, Buffy comes out of nowhere swoops in and grabs the baby from Billy, before Billy fell from the rooftop to his death.

Angel, happy that Billy is dead and thinking Buffy is going to hand over his son, is surprised to learn differently.

“Buffy, where are you going?” Angel yells after her.

Buffy just keeps walking with the infant Connor, hoping Angel will follow her and hence into her trap.

***

Buffy’s trap worked as Angel did indeed follow her as he was led into the cell Buffy had set up for Angel.  When she saw Billy on the high school rooftop holding Connor, Buffy knew she had just the ammunition to lure Angel into her trap and thus get his soul.

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 4

Chapter 4

When Buffy and Spike arrived at Giles’ store, there was nothing left for D’Hoffryn’s minions had totally demolished the store.  That’s when Spike found Xander hidden under a board that had somehow protected him from the blast.

“Oh my god!” Xander cried out as he crawled out from under the board.

“Xander?  Are you OK?” Spike said, faking concern, for he didn’t really care for the guy.

“Yeah.  Where’s Willow, Tara and Anya?” Xander asked.

“I don’t know.” Buffy said, who still had a thirst for human blood.

That’s when Dawn pushed her way from the rubble to find Spike, Buffy and Xander.

“What the hell just happened?” Dawn asked them.

“I don’t know, but Willow, Tara and Anya are still missing.” Xander said.

“Where’s Giles?” Buffy asked.

“You don’t know?” Spike replied.

“Know what?” Buffy responded back.

“He went back to England.” Spike informed her.

“Damn!  I needed to see him.” Buffy said, not telling them of her secret plan of revenge.

“Well, I’m going to look for Willow, Tara and Anya.” Xander told them as he dug into the rubble.

Unbeknownst to them, Willow was seeking out D’Hoffryn to seek revenge for the spell that went wrong.

“You killed her!” Willow spat out at D’Hoffryn.

“Buffy isn’t dead!” D’Hoffryn told her.

“Then where is she?” Willow demanded.

“She’s a vampire and is going to be one forever thanks to your spell!” D”Hoffryn smiled slyly at her.

“You used me to turn Buffy?!”

“Yes!  I did!” D’Hoffryn laughed at her, as he disappeared into the air.

Willow had to get back to the others and warn Buffy about her demon self.

And Angel and Darla were frantic as they continued looking for Billy who had their son, Connor.  That’s when Angel spotted Billy on the rooftop of what used to be Sunnydale High, holding Connor.

Pandora Box: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction–Chapter 3

Chapter 3

All hell broke loose in Sunnydale.  Buffy was gone.  Giles went back to England.  Willow was bent on revenge against D’Hoffryn for the spell that went wrong that was supposed to bring Buffy back.  And Angel and Darla were dealing with the abduction of their son, Connor, at the hands of Billy. 

The only bright spot was that Buffy was back and looking for her friends, still unbeknownst to her that she was now a vampire—despite her sudden thirst for human blood.  She refused to believe that she was one that she was trained to slay.

Unable to deny the thirst, Buffy grabbed a poor unsuspecting guy and drained him of his blood.  Then tossed him to the side when her thirst was satiated.

That’s when Spike found Buffy.

“Buffy?” Spike asked, surprised she was alive. 

“Spike!” Buffy exclaimed, who hoped he hadn’t seen what she had just done.

“I’m so glad you didn’t die!” Spike said, as he hugged her.

“Yea.  Me too.” Buffy said.

“So, where have you been?”

“Around.” Buffy said, unable to really tell him what she had been through.

“Just around?”

“Yea.”

“Well, you won’t believe the changes that have happened since you ‘died’.” Spike told her.

“Do I even want to know?!” Buffy asked, not knowing why she had the insatiable appetite for human blood.

“Well, let’ get you back to Giles’ store.”

While Spike and Buffy headed for Giles’ store to find her friends, D’Hoffryn had sent his minions to work their havoc on Sunnydale.