Category Archive for 'Fall to Ruin One Day'

unbeta’d, subject to change… He steps out of the bathroom, but the second he sees me dressed to go the press conference, his freezes. Fuck me. He must hate how I look. “I’m sorry,” I say. “I wear separates to work. It seems people wear suits to these things, and this is the only suit […]

un-beta’d, subject to change, usual disclaimers apply. – “I guess you want to know why,” she says. I shake my head. “I just want you to know I’m here for you. You know you can beat this–” “Don’t you get it? I did everything I could—had the gene test, went on preventative drugs, had a […]

unbeta’d, subject to change. – Carlisle remains calm. “So it’s going to be like this?” he asks. William twitches his shoulder but says nothing. “I don’t know why I’m surprised,” Carlisle mutters. “I mean in 39 years, you never…” He shakes his head. “You never even came to see me. But now we’re in the […]

Unbeta’d, subject to change… – “Excuse me, Senator,”  the guard says. “They say they’re family.” “They are;  it’s fine.” Edward nods at Carlisle before turning back to his phone call. “I don’t know how you could keep this from me…God-damn it, Jasper, her heart stopped! I don’t give a fuck what she said she wanted, […]

From somewhere behind me, I hear Esme’s voice. “I’m calling right now.” In my haste to get to Alice, I crash right into Sarah. The impact makes my teeth close around my tongue; I swallow the blood that’s pooling in my mouth. “Please…” Despite my inability to produce words beyond this,  she nods as is […]

I don’t usually do this, but then again, it doesn’t usually take me three years to write a story. But Fall to Ruin One Day is very intricate, with nuanced details that inevitably get lost in the time between updates. From Chapter Three, a scene with Izzy and Alice: “Wait, what?” It’s rude of me […]

I know, I know. I wanted to have the next three FtROD chapters posted by now. One or both of my children has been sick since Christmas Eve, and somewhere in there my husband lost his grandmother. I’m exhausted and emotionally spent, but I hope to catch up on sleep and be back on track […]

“Whoa,” Edward says, gesturing to her hair. “It’s been so long since I’ve seen your real hair color, I’d forgotten what it looked like.” She laughs. “Yeah, you and me both.” “Where’s Jasper?” he asks, hugging her. “I imagine he’s Texas with his family.” “Imagine?” “It’s not like I watched him get on the plane.” […]

So many readers are appalled by Carlisle’s comment in the last chapter. In the context of wine tasting, it isn’t the blatant affront it seems to be. Most wine aficionados spit when tasting to avoid getting drunk, therefore retaining his or her palate longer. That Izzy swallows is somewhat unusual, and in that context, bears […]

The next three chapters of Fall to Ruin One Day will post on December 24, December 25, and December 26, respectively——and yes, everything you’ve been wondering will be answered this week. Thanks for reading and Merry Christmas. C.