Word count: 60,065/125,000
Summary: After her boyfriend’s foolish wish in a jealous rage, Maya DeLuca finds herself trapped in a traveling demonic circus at the mercy of a devious jinni, Bell Madoc.
Among the voluntary human oddities and the demons masquerading as humans, Maya joins the other tortured souls in the circus, caught in a perpetual purgatory under the weight of their wishes.
It’s up to them to make the best of a cursed situation. (working summary)
Only this chapter and a “Behind the Curtain” short to have a little more fun, because this is horror, and happiness, even tormented happiness, cannot be allowed to survive and must be purged.
I’m actually looking forward to the doom and gloom. Why? I’m feeling rather doomy and gloomy and damned at the moment. Seems like a good time to tackle those feelings with some good, old-fashioned hellfire and brimstone and wailing and gnashing of teeth.
In other news, with October arriving, Halloween playlists are really inspiring for erotic horror, I am telling you.