Beauty and the Immortal: It started with a dig

[Mature Content] Some things are best left undisturbed for a reason. Especially ones that are buried in the ground.  Thirteen years after the incident at Winchester Manor, Mallory Winchester resides with her uncle and his family. She is to wed a baron. However, Mallory faces betrayal. Desperate, she sets out looking for the buried artefact that she once believed was a joke told by her grandmother.  But what do you do if you don't find the object, but a person instead? And not just any person, but an immortal being who was never meant to see daylight ever again.  Mallory is convinced that whoever created Hadeon Van Doren must have mixed in generous doses of evil, sadistic nature, and dangerously handsome looks. Now, besides her initial problem, she must find a manual to tame this person who is looking at her as if she is his next meal, as well as tame her. 

ash_knight17 · Fantasy
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92 Chs

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After speaking with Hadeon, Mallory found Hattie in the maid's room inside the castle. Like Mallory, Hattie had little to call her own, with only a few spare belongings she had picked up in the last few days to survive.

"Lady Mallory, thank God you're here!" Hattie whispered urgently, quickly walking to the door and closing it behind her. "Have you been harmed?"

Mallory smiled at Hattie's concern and replied, "As you can see, I am doing fine, Hattie. There is nothing to worry about."

"But that man—he's the dead man we dug up that night, isn't he? He's walking and talking, and he just came and threatened me to come with him!" Hattie's eyes were wide with fear, as if she had seen a ghost. Until now, she had been holding herself together, but her composure broke now that they were alone. "I saw him k-kill those town guards with pebbles and thought he had sacrificed you."