Midnight Spell Chapter OneChapter One
"Andie?" Danny nudged his best friend, "Hey Andie? Wake up!" Andie sat up like a shot: her eyes wide open. "Is sleeping your favourite hobby Andz?" Danny teased lightheartedly, "Because you're al..."
"Tutankhamun became pharaoh of all Egypt when he was just nine years old" Andie interrupted him, rambling off another random historical fact, "He reigned for nine years until he was killed at the age of eighteen years old. His original name was Tutankhaten and he wrote the longest letters ever. I saw them one time when I sneaked into..."
"Andie, it's Saturday"
"We're not in school in History Class"
"No" Danny shook his head gently, "And what the hell was that all about letters??"
"Um, nothing" Andie answered him, smiling sweetly, "Nothing at all"
"Oh-kay" Danny said, his eyebrow raised, "Whatever you say Andz" Andie was being weird again, but it wasn't anything new. Ever since since he had met her
Midnight Spell ProloguePrologue
Andie crash landed inside the elf cave and dusted herself down. She had just finished tidying up her letters bag and was about to sneak to Santa's office to put the letters she'd collected in his in tray while he wasn't looking when a loud bossy annoying voice stopped her in her tracks. "Andie Cornflower Moss Brookly!" the head elf bellowed, "What is the meaning of this?"
"Um, well, you see" Andie mumbled all flustered, "I, er"
"Speak up" the head elf Emily demanded crossly, "I don't speak idiot fairy you know" Andie pouted at this outburst.
"I had after school detention" she sighed, her voice more clear now, " and extra home work. Plus Danny invited me to watch movies at his house and I forgot the time and didn't leave until nearly midnight."
"Danny?" Emily frowned, "Your human friend Danny?
"Yeah" Andie answered her, "Oh please, why can't I tell him what I really am? I can trust him, I know I can."
"You know the rules Andie"
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"So Dais" Amy Lee asked her pink haired friend as they walked along the school playing fields the following Monday morning after the gig, "I hear you've got an admirer already?"
"Yeah" Daisy-Mae sighed and grinned goofily, "Ben Benny Ben Ben Ben"
"His name's Benjamin Thornley" Roanna explained when Amy Lee looked slightly puzzled, "He's in Daisy-Mae's art class. One of the best artistes in the class and a straight A student."
"And he's got blue hair" the pink haired drummer added in eagerly, "Don't forget the blue hair"
"Has your dad scared him away yet?"
"He's tried, but Ben still keeps ringing for me"
"I hope it works out" Amy Lee smiled, "I'd hate if you were upset Dais"
"Me? Upset?" Daisy-Mae laughed, "I'm a tough girl. I never get upset" She thumped her chest to prove her point.
"What about the time your hamster Mister Goldy died?"
"Um, well, yeah, there was that time"
"Face it Dais" Roanna said calmly, putting an arm around Daisy-Mae,
Their Fathers' Footsteps Ch14Chapter Fourteen
Harry Judd was sitting with his new adopted daughter Laurie on his knee reading her a story from a big storybook when the phone rang. "All of a sudden a lady appeared," Harry was reading with great enthusiasm to Laurie, "all bright and shining with sparkling wings like a butterfly's. Cinderella, she said, I am your fairy..." The phone rang again "Shit"
"Missa Hawwy" Laurie asked all innocently, for she was only three years old, "what's a fairyshit"
"Um, well, I'll explain it to you when you're older" Harry answered her all flustered and embarassed at his accidental swearing around a three year old, then went to pick up the phone "Hello, you have called the Judd residence. Harry Judd here. Who am I speaking to?"
"Oh crap" a male voice muttered in the background on the other end of the phone line, "It's her dad! What do I say??" Voices murmured on the other end of the phone.
"Um, hi Mister
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Soon Saturday came along and with it Saturday Night. Backstage at Gracey's Night Spot, Headrush were a bundle of nerves. Well, one of them was at least. Two of them were cool, calm, and laid back, or at least acting like it, and the other one was bouncing around the dressing room like a hyperactive bunny on too much sugar.
"They're going to love you, you know" Tink stated bluntly as Amy Lee frowned and bit her lip, "Why else would they come?"
"What if they hate us?" Amy Lee stressed, fiddling with the strap for her guitar, "They could think we're absolute pants and demand their money back!"
"What?? No" Tink shook her small curly head, "No way! I've heard you play Amy Lee Jones and you are not, I repeat, NOT PANTS!"
Amy Lee's Dad walked in to the room. "Hey up you lot" he said cheerily, putting arm around his daughter and giving her a little squeeze, "Looking forward to your first gig?"
"Amy Lee thinks they're gonna bomb"
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"Ladies and gentlemen, you can't pass up this opportunity to see Headrush at the very first gig"
Roanna shook her head and suppressed a laugh. No sooner had Tink been told the band's new name and she was already organising flyers and handing them out to random passers by in between classes at school: the gang of sixth formers she was currently pestering being one of many. "Tink?" the tall blonde girl asked, getting Tink's attention before she moved on to her next victim, "When exactly are we going to play this so called gig? After all, what's the point in a Headrush gig when the band itself doesn't even know when it is"
"Ro, have I ever steered you guys wrong?" Roanna shook her head, "It's this Saturday"
"Chill Ro" the small curly haired said, making calming hand gestures at the temporarily shocked rhythm guitarist, "Chiiiiiiiiilllllll"
"I am chilled Tink" Roanna said, rolling her eyes, "Amy Lee on the other hand isn't going to be pl
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It was two weeks after their first practice and still Amy Lee, Roanna, Daisy-Mae, and Dion didn't have a name for their band. Too many random things were happening and they were never getting around to it. However, it was one of those random things that eventually helped them come up with their name.
"Hey guys! Check this out!" Daisy-Mae exclaimed as she spun around and round on the spot like a mad thing, "Weeeeeeeeeeeeee!"
"Uh, Dais?" Roanna asked, leaning against a climbing frame and looking bewildered at the spinning pink haired girl, "What are you doing?"
"Isn't it obvious?" she answered her, still spinning, "If I spin around on the spot for long enough when I stop I can recreate walking on the moon"
"If you keep doing that," Dion said calmly, indicating Daisy-Mae's mad spinning, "you'll fall over and get headrush." As if to prove this Daisy-Mae fell over, landing on her rear end on a grassy knoll. "See?" Dion went o
Their Fathers' Footsteps Ch10Chapter Ten
Roanna, Amy Lee and Tink stood watching the rival band practice. "Okay, what's the deal with watching these guys?" Roanna asked, looking at Tink with a raised eyebrow, "I mean, come on, shouldn't we be practicing our own stuff than standing gawping at this lot."
"Ro, Ro, Ro" Tink answered her, shaking her curly head and putting her hand on Roanna's shoulder, "If you don't suss out the competition now you'll never be able to improve yourselves as a band."
"Improve?" Amy Lee scoffed mournfully, "Let's face it. Next to these guys we're crap."
"Amy Lee Jones!" Roanna scolded her best friend, "As Daisy-Mae herself would say if she were here right now and not in Art Class... Cut that poopy talk now!"
"Aimz, you're a way better player than Pob, Bob, Rob, or whatever his name is" Tink nonchalantly brushed aside Amy Lee's comment with a wave of her hand, "How long has he been playing lead guitar for? A year? Pah! You came out of your mother pl
Their Fathers' Footsteps Ch 9Chapter Nine
Four adults roamed through the department determined to get the thing they were looking for as soon as possible. "Hey how about this?" the tall curly haired freckled male asked, pulling down a Beach Cool Barbie in it's box to show the others, "Amy Lee loves these things."
"Um, Danny, sweetheart?" the short blonde female beside him responded raising her eyebrow, "You do realise our daughter is turning eighteen on Saturday not eight?"
"She is?" Danny asked surprised, then looked at the doll in his hand, "She'll still like this, won't she Andz?"
"Um, yeah, sure" Andie said warily, looking at her other two companions and rolling her eyes, "You hold on to it for now and Tom, Nisha and I will go see if there's anything else we can get for the twins."
"It's hard to believe it was nearly eighteen years ago that you had Amy Lee and Reuben, Andie" Nisha gushed as they walked through the store, "I can remember you pottering about everywhere in those cute maternity c