Hi, everyone. I’m Sammy Lorre and I need your help. I’m desperate. I was just invited to the Kemp High School Fall Festival by this guy, Boon. I’d love to go, but I don’t know if he’s angel or demon. I’ve got to find out before Halloween. You see, I fell from Heaven only a few months ago, my brother has left to chase a head demon, and the only other person around is my Earthbound mother, who is totally no help. I mean, she still has a corded phone in her kitchen. Can you imagine?
I tried to figure out Boon’s true identity on my own. No luck. I looked for the local library for information but due to something called budget cuts, it’s closed. And when I say I’m new to the internet, believe me, I am. But, I have mastered the cell phone, and walking on my skinny legs.
This internet, though, is so confusing and full of contradictory information. One place states a demon will be covered in warts, another declares they are handsome, and a third says they’ll blow black smoke out of their mouths. With Halloween fast approaching, and my brother’s warning about me being susceptible to demon influence, I’d like to know how to avoid them. I did find this:
According to http://www.supernaturalwiki.com
Demons usually do not have bodies of their own, except in the case of Acheri Demons, who can "manifest" as human children. Other demons appear as a ‘black smoke’ in their incorporeal form. Their presence may leave traces of sulfur. They manifest by possessing humans, alive or recently deceased, via Demonic Possession.
This had one thing that caught my eye. When I’ve been around a local demon, Forras, I became nauseous from the sulfuric odor. So, this might have merit. I know they have an affinity to bon fires and their eyes can glow blood orange, but I’ve never seen one blow smoke.
A few things I’ve noticed about demons:
Blood orange flickers in their eyes when they get excited.
Shadows tend to saunter around them in all directions instead of staying still.
When I’m around Forras, who is a demon big time, I feel an inner pull deep inside my belly to join their group.
How about you? Do you have any idea how to spot a demon? Are you going out for this event called Trick-or-Treating?
About the author and her book:
Ciara is happily married and enjoys family time. She has learned to embrace chaos, which is a requirement when raising three boys, and utilizes the insanity to create stories not of this world including, Fantasy, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, and Young Adult Dystopian.
Her first love, besides her family, reading, and writing, is travel. She's backpacked through Europe, visited orphanages in China, and landed in a helicopter on a glacier in Alaska.
Sammy Lorre was cast from Heaven for conduct unbecoming an angel. Living in a demon-infested small town with no memory of her previous life, she faces never-ending purgatory until Boon saunters into her life with a promise of angelic love. But is he an angel from Heaven or a minion from the underworld preying on her human emotions? To discover his true identity, she must risk eternal damnation and her heart.
Length: 12,000 words, novella
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Thanks Ciara for stopping by. Next Wednesday we'll be joined by author Stephanie Campbell who will have another special tale especially for Halloween.