Beauty and the Vampire by Jannika
9 "She's my baby" by Jannika
Author's Notes:
Finally I manage to continue all by myself! :)
This chapter took me 3 hours to write. I hope you all enjoy it.
At School gate

Jin: *Sees Mai with Nick kissing at the school gate.* MAI!
Mai: *Hears her father and breaks the kiss.* Dad? What are you doing here?
Jin: It’s your mother. She’s not doing well.
Mai: What’s wrong with mom? *Looks shocked*
Jin: I tell you at home. *Sighs*
Nick: I have bad feeling about this? *Says to Mai’s ear.*
Mai: *Looks at Nick.* What do you mean?
Nick: *Stands up and walks to Mai’s father.* Sir… You sure that’s it?
Jin: Mai… Who is this? *Pointed Nick for not answering him.*
Mai: Dad… This is Nick. He’s my friend.
Jin: Friend? Do you usually kiss your friends? *Looked at Mai worried.*
Mai: *Sighs* Dad stop. So what if I kissed him?
Jin: You are turning 17 soon. Can I be worried about my daughter?
Nick: *Writes something to paper and shows it to Jin.* I hope her mom is fine.
Jin: *Reads the paper and sighs.* She’s not.
Nick: *Sighs and swears ugly.*
Mai: What? *Looks at Nick.*
Jin: *Gives paper to Mai for read.*
Nick: I really think I should go with you and your dad. *Sighs*
Mai: *Gulps and looks at her father.* Let’s go then.
Nick: *Touches Mai’s arm gently and whispers.* It’s dangerous.
Mai: I don’t fuc….
Nick: *Covers her mouth to stop her talking.* Stop…
Jin: Please, Nick… I have to take her home. *Looks scared.*
Mai: *Moves Nick’s hand on her mouth.* I’m going Nick.
Nick: *Pulls her to a hug and sighs.* Then I’ll come too.
Jin: We are fine without you, Nick.
Nick: I had enough with this shit… Sir? *Looks at Jin*
Mai: Nick please don’t. *Pulls him close to her.*
Nick: *Whispers quietly to Mai.* I can sense her. And I can read your dad’s mind.
Jin: What is going on?
Nick: Mai… I have to tell him. *Sighs and gulps.*
Jin: Tell me what?
Nick: *Turns to look at Jin and sighs.* I’m vampire.

At School Backyard

Brian: So… Do you usually trust you dad’s information? *Looks at Anna.*
Anna: He’s been hunting vampires his whole life. Why would he lie?
Brian: It’s just sounds… *Try to find words*
Anna: Sounds what?
Brian: Unreal. How Mai could turn from having sex with Vampire? She’s half blood.
Anna: I’m only learning, but I trust my dad.
Brian: I never had met half-blood before until Mai.
Anna: Me either. These 2 days has been crazy. Mostly to Mai.
Brian: You know… We have old library at our home. Maybe we can find something from there about this.
Anna: Are you saying my dad is wrong?
Brian: Of course not. Just want to be sure cause… *Sighs and looks to Anna’s eyes.*
Anna: What? *Notice Brian staring to her eyes.*
Brian: *Smiles and leans to kiss her.*
Anna: *Smiles and moves back.* Brian… Cause what?
Brian: Isn’t it obvious? *Touches her hands with his and smiles.*
Anna: Oh… *Smiles*
Brian: Yeah, but… It’s risky. *Sighs and sits on bench.*
Anna: The risky that I will take. *Smiles and sit on his lap to face him.*
Brian: Anna… I could break you. *Puts his hands behind her back.*
Anna: Yeah you could. *Looks at Brian smiling.*
Brian: *Is about to say something, but feels like someone is staring at them.* Jesse? I can hear you.
Anna: *Looks to right, but doesn’t see Jesse and then turns to look left to see Jesse smiling.*
Jesse: Sorry. I didn’t want to interrupt your make out. *Smiles*
Brian: We aren’t making out. *Looks at Jesse.*
Anna: We kissed. *Whispers to Brian reminding him*
Brian: *Chuckles and nods.*
Jesse: Just wanted you to know that Nick and Mai are gone.
Anna: *Turns to look at Jesse shocked.* What? Where?
Jesse: I felt Nick’s sense and read his mind. Mai’s parents are in danger.
Brian: What kind of danger?
Jesse: *Tells Brian in his mind and lifts his eyebrows.*
Brian: Fudge! *Looks shocked.*
Anna: What? *Looks at both confused.*
Brian: *Looks at Anna worried.* It’s not good.
Anna: Please tell me. I can’t read your minds like you two.
Jesse: It’s “you know who”. *Tried to tell Anna about Candice.*
Anna: Can… *Felt Brian’s hand on her mouth.*
Brian: *Shakes his head.* No…
Jesse: Are we gonna go and… *Shows with his fingers killing signs*
Brian: *Nods and looks to Anna.* But not you.
Anna: *Looks at Brian shocked mouth open.* Why? I’m slayer! I kill…
Brian: *Puts his hand once again on her mouth.* I know, but she’s too strong for you.
Anna: *Moves his hand away.* Bullshit! I had killed her brother and he was stronger than her.
Jesse: Yeah… There’s good point, but… *Walks closer to Anna.* It almost cost your life.
Brian: Jesse is right, babe. Please stay back on this one.
Anna: No way. If Mai is there then so will I. *Stands up off Brian’s lap and started to walk.
Jesse: Damn… How you can stand her? *Looks at Brian who looked after Anna.*
Brian: I know she’s hard to handle, but she’s kind of protecting us from her dad. And I love her. *Looks at Jesse when stands up from bench.*
Jesse: Wow… You never said those words before. *Looks surprised.*
Brian: *Smiles.* I know. I might say to her when is the right time.
Jesse: By the way… *Stands next to Brian.* Nick told Mai’s father that he’s vampire.
Brian: *Looks at Jesse surprised shocked.* He did what?

At Mai’s home

Candice: *Waits with June, who is tied on chair, to Jin coming back with Mai*
June: *Looks at Candice angrily and feels her wrists feel numb*
Candice: June… I can read your mind. *Looks at June.*
June: *Only stares her.*
Candice: *Chuckles* She will come with me, June. She’s my baby.
June: *Tried to scream through the scarf that is around to cover her mouth.*
Candice: She got my blood. Kind of yours too, but after all… She’s mine. *Smiles and sits on her lap.*
June: *Tear fall to her cheek.*
Candice: Oh don’t cry, June. I will take good care of her. *Smiles and taps Junes cheek*
June: *Shakes her head away from Candice’s hand.*
Candice: *Chuckles and stand up to window.* They are here June. They brought 3rd wheel with them. Your husband didn’t do as I asked.
June: *Her eyes gets wide open from shocked.*
Candice: I can sense other vampire near. Familiar sense. *Walks to June and touches June’s hair.*
June: *Feels helpless and starts to cry more.*
Candice: Shush, June. *Stands behind her and smiles.* Enjoy the show.

Mai: *Looks at the house and sighs.* Dad… Something is wrong. I can feel it.
Jin: *Has been staying quiet since he find out that Mai has been with other vampire.*
Mai: Dad… *Looks at Jin* Dad?
Jin: *Lifts his chin up looking at Mai.* Huh?
Mai: Are you okay? *Looks at Jin worried.*
Jin: No I’m not. I’m afraid. *Looks at Mai.*
Mai: You should be. I can’t still believe that you and mom kept secret from me. *Sighs*
Jin: We so wanted to, but you started to be happy.
Mai: I was until I found out to be half vampire. *Started to be pissed.*
Jin: How should’ve we know those things are exist?
Mai: Let’s just go inside. I want to know what she wants. *Sighs and walks to front door.*
Jin: Let me go first. *Touches Mai’s shoulder.*
Mai: *Moves aside and looks around if she can see Nick anywhere, but she didn’t.*
Jin: *Opens the door and walks inside, but stops suddenly to see June on chair tied up on chair. Dead.* JUNE! No! *Walks to dead body.*
Mai: *Sees her mom dead and screams.* Mom! *Runs inside.*
Jin: Oh baby… *Cries and touches June face.*
Mai: Dad… Please say she’s not… *Cries*
Candice: She surely is, my dear. *Close the front door and stands front of it.*
Jin: *Stands up and looks at Candice angrily* You killed her! You promise to not kill her!
Candice: I didn’t kill her, Jin. You did. *Points to Jin.*
Jin: You bitch! *Shouts so loud*
Candice: Tsk tsk tsk… Jin Jin Jin… I only asked to bring Mai. No one else. *Shakes her head.*
Mai: It is only us. *Looks at Candice angry.*
Candice: Mai dear… Don’t lie. *Smiles and moves fast to against her.* I sense him. And you know who.
Mai: *Looks to Candice eyes.* He must’ve follow us. We came here alone.
Candice: *Pushes Mai against the wall with strong force* DO NOT LIE TO ME! I CAN READ YOUR DADDY’S MIND!
Jin: Candice… Don’t hurt her, please. *Begs on his knees.*
Mai: *Feels to choke.* He… will… kill… you. *Looks to Candice when tries to get her hands off her.*
Candice: *Looks at Mai and chuckles.* He had tried many times, but had failed.
Jin: Please let her go! *Cries.*
Nick: *Jumps through window to inside and moves Candice fast off Mai.* He said let her go!
Mai: *Falls on the floor and start to cough.*
Jin: Mai, sweety. *Crawls to Mai and hugs her.*
Candice: *Stops herself and Nick before going through another window.* Good to see you too, baby.
Nick: I’m not your baby! *Shouts and growls to strokes her neck.*
Candice: *Hits him away from her against the wall and throws chair after at him*
Mai: Nick! *Looks at Nick hit on the wall and is about to go to him*
Jin: Mai don’t. *Takes her hands around her.*
Nick: *Gets up and looks at Candice.* What do you want from her?
Candice: What do I want? She’s my baby. *Walks to Nick and lifts him up from throat.*
Nick: *Hits Candice as hard as he could but she doesn’t move.* She’s not…
Candice: Awwwwe… *Smiles and push him against the wall still her hand on his throat.*
Mai: Please stop, Candice! *Shouts at her.*
Jin: Mai… Let them fight. *Whispers.*
Candice: *Looks at Nick to his eyes and notice his eyes move to look at Mai.*
Nick: Mai… Go. Leave. Now! *Tries to shout*
Candice: *Start to choke Nick harder to make him stop talking* She knows very well that if she goes, dear daddy is gonna die just like her mommy.
Mai: *Stands up and pushes Jin’s hands away when he tried to stop her.* Yeah… I do know, but… I want you to let him go.
Candice: *Looks to Mai* Or what? You gonna kill me? *Chuckles*
Nick: *Looks at Mai also and shakes his head.* Mai don’t.
Mai: Let’s find out. *Looks at Candice when takes sharp wood statue from the book shelf.*
Candice: You don’t want to do this, dear. *Looks at Mai still choking Nick against the wall.*
Mai: I think I do. You have no idea how strong you had made me.
Candice: *Let’s her hand go off of Nick and looks at Mai surprised.* Wait… You turn 17 today?
Mai: *Only smiles.*
Candice: *Smirks and walks closer to Mai.* I won’t hurt you Mai. I made you. You belong to go with me.
Mai: I don’t think so. You are evil monster! *Walks backwards away from Candice.*
Candice: Monster? Your dad is the monster to let your mother die. Put the statue down, dear.
Mai: I won’t. Leave us alone.
Nick: *Walks behind Candice to hold her tight to let her not move.* Aaaargh! Do it now, Mai!
Candice: *Groans loud to get off of Nick and push him once again.*
Mai: *Runs as fast as she can to Candice to stick the sharp part of the statue on Candice, but Candice stops her hand faster.*
Candice: *Holds Mai’s hand away from her* Naughty little girl. Tsk tsk tsk…
Mai: I might be naughty, but very smart too. *Moves herself closer to Candice.*
Candice: Not very smart. *Smiles* You failed to kill me. Now I shall kill your dad.
Nick: Candice no! *Shouts on the ground*
Candice: *Moves Mai on the ground next to Nick and moves fast to Jin and start to choke him.* Say hi to June. *Snaps his neck.*
Mai: Dad! No! *Shouts and try to get up but Nick holds her tight.*
Nick: We have to go. *Pulls Mai with him to the front door.*
Mai: No! Let me go! *Tries to get off of Nick’s grip*
Candice: *Moves fast to them and pulls Nick backwards away from the front door.* No one leaves!
Mai: YOU SON OF BITCH! YOU KILLED MY PARENTS! *Shouts angrily and hits Candice hard on the face*
Candice: *Felts Mai’s hit on her face surprised and fell on the ground hard.* Aaaargh!
Mai: *Looks at Candice angrily and this time kicks her hard force through the wall.*
Candice: *Groans loud and gets up.* How this is possible!?
Mai: *Walks to room through the hole she threw Candice.* You are dead.
Candice: Mai please… They kept you away from me. *Stands back away from Mai.*
Mai: Liar! You bled your blood on me! Turn me on to half-blood! You ruined my life! *Throws vases at her after another.*
Candice: *Blocks every vase and try to move to Mai to stop her.*
Mai: *Notice Candice moving fast to her and keeps small stick hidden on her back pocket.* Bring it on, bitch!
Candice: *Stops near to learn her.* Be smart now, dear.
Mai: Oh I’m smart alright. *Looks at Candice still angry and walks closer to her.*
Candice: *Stops Mai for walking to touches her chest.* You don’t want to do this.
Mai: Yes I do… *Holds stick on her hand and hits it on her chest hard.*
Candice: *Start to yell hard when feels sting on her chest and screams.* No! Noooo!
Mai: *Push Candice body backwards and yells.* Bitch!
Nick: *Stands at the hole on the wall eyes wide shocked.* Did you just…?
Mai: *Looks down to Candice’s ashes on the floor.*
Nick: *Walks to Mai and puts her to a hug.* It’s over now.

Anna: *Runs inside to Mai’s house.* Mai! *Stops and screams when sees Jin’s and June’s dead bodies.*
Brian: *Runs inside with Jesse after Anna and notice bodies too.* Oh no… Nick!? Mai?!
Jesse: Start to look the house fast.*
Nick: *Walks through the hole and sees Brian and Anna.* Here…
Anna: What… *Cries* What happened? Is Mai Okay?
Nick: *Nods and points to room where hole leads.* In there.
Anna: *Runs past Nick through hole.*
Brian: Dude… *Walks to Nick.* You look like a crap.
Nick: I’m alright. No worry. *Taps friendly on Brian’s shoulder.*
Brian: Was Candy really here? Where is she?
Nick: Dead… Believe it or not… Mai killed her. *Looks at Brian whose eyes went big.*
Brian: Mai killed her? *Looks surprised*
Nick: *Nods.* Unfortunately that cost her parents life. *Takes deep breath and sighs*
Brian: *Looks at the bodies on the ground.* What should we do with them?
Jesse: *Walks to Nick and Brian and answers to them.* Burn them.

Anna: Mai… *Walks to Mai who stares at the ashes on the floor.*
Mai: *Doesn’t move and cries angrily.*
Anna: Mai? *Touches her shoulder gently.*
Mai: *Groans at Anna when felt her touch.*
Anna: *Sees Mai’s eyes turn to red and fangs* Mai…
Mai: Stay away! *Moves backwards away from Anna.*
Anna: What happened here, Mai? *Looks at Mai scared*
Mai: *Hisses at Anna and then jumps through the window out to the woods.*
Anna: Brian! Nick! *Shouts and runs to window to look after Mai*
Nick: *Runs first to room before Brian and Jesse.*
Brian: What’s wrong Anna? *Looks at Anna worried*
Anna: *Start to cry and keeps staring to woods.*
Nick: *Walks to Anna.* Where’s Mai?
Anna: *Points to woods.* She ran there. Nick…? *Sniffs*
Nick: *Looks at Anna.* What happened?
Anna: She have fangs and red eyes. *Looks at Brian.*
Nick: *Looks at to woods and sighs.* Shit…

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