Have you ever met someone and thought, “I’m going to spend the rest of my life with someone, even if it kills me”? Take it from me: if you ever, and I mean ever, experience such irrational thoughts, seek therapy. You’ll thank me later.
For those of you thinking, “But I have thought something similar! Am I crazy?”
“What should I do?”
Same advice. Seek therapy, thank me later. Preferably in that order.
Otherwise, you’ll end up just like me. Bleeding out at the center of a shittily drawn pentagram, all because you fell for the most beautiful creature you had ever seen. Your friends pounding on the attic door, shouting your name as they try to brute-force their way past your seal. The roar of a familiar beast, the boisterous crash of the aforementioned door caving in as one of them succeeded in clearing the way, but at a cost…
Everything–and I mean everything–in our world comes at a cost.
Read Weird: Book of Secrets in order:
CHAPTER I: Upsetting News
CHAPTER II, part i: Into the Dark Dimension
CHAPTER II, part ii: Why Are The Cute Ones Always Nervous-Talkers?
CHAPTER II, part iii: Covens Are Just Witch Cliques
CHAPTER III, part i: Shakespeare In The Café
CHAPTER III, part ii: Rumors & Gossip & Cliques, Oh My!
Chapter III, part iii: Break the rules. Flirt with girls. Hold hands with strangers. (Hint: DON’T.)
Chapter IV, part i: Witches Can Be Bitches, TBH
Chapter IV, part ii: Cookies, Memories, & Awkward Conversation
Chapter IV, part iii: Gossip Column, New Kid, & Those Mean Hollingsworth Kids
Chapter V, part i: Essays, New Peeps, & A Mom Friend.
Chapter V [part ii]: Old Acquaintances & Long-Lost Siblings
I shot Diego a swift look, hoping he would shrug off my suspicions and explain what really happened. He hadn’t–no, couldn’t–tear his eyes away from Cari. I didn’t think he was capable of expressing such terror; his eyes looked as if they would pop out of his head, his jaw had dropped, and he had lost all the color in his face. Those teal eyes were darker than ever, glued to my younger half-sister.
My eyes darted back down to the cover. The illustration depicted a young woman clad in black robes with sapphire blue accents, her expression proud and intimidating as she wielded a black staff like a weapon. At the head of the staff was a single rose encased in a crystal ball. “That sounds like a nice story, but I’ve played enough video games to know when there’s a catch.”
Both were around the same height and sported similar wild curls, but the lighting brought out the reddish hue in Gerardo’s brown hair. Max’s hair was like soft obsidian, dark and inviting. The junior also had a more defined jawline compared to the senior, and I wondered how I ever even came close to thinking that they looked identical. But if Max pushes me away like that, then he’s no better that Lalo.
Chapter VI, part iii: And Down The Yellow Brick Road They Go
Chapter VII, part i: This Table Ain’t Big Enough For The Ten Of Us. Eleven? Twelve?!
Chapter VII, part ii: Bursting Bubbles Gets You In Trouble
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