Get Free Copy

100 free copies left

This novel is limited to 100 free copies due to its part in Inkitt’s Novel Contest.

0
Free copy left
You can read our best books
Molly R. Miller would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Seven

By Molly R. Miller All Rights Reserved ©

Action / Fantasy

Prologue

Sigmir waited in the dark and damp room for Dahlig to return. He rubbed his hands together and smiled to himself. Although he was close to death, he was not sad. In fact, he was anxious for his descent into the earth. It was hard for one man to do seven jobs all by himself for eighty years. Qasan had been foolish to give all these powers to one mortal man. Sigmir was determined not to make the same mistake. The old creaky door to the deserted apartment flung open and Dahlig came in, panting and wheezing like an old hag.

“Master Sigmir. Am I too late?” Dahlig whispered.

“Would I have responded if you were too late?” Sigmir said sarcastically.

“Sorry Master Sigmir.”

“Do you have the children?” Dahlig nodded. Ugly creatures named cahirs crawled into the room. Each one had a baby strapped to it's back. The cahirs gathered around Sigmir and stood up on their hind legs. Sigmir had never realized how tall they were. He was tempted to cower in fear. After all, these were creatures directly from Qasan's mind. Anything from Qasan was to be feared. I am from Qasan, Sigmir thought. I am to be feared.

“There are fourteen, Master. Seven boys, seven girls.” One by one, the cahirs came close to Sigmir, their backs facing him so he could inspect the young child.

“I want all the girls,” Sigmir commanded.

“No boys? Are you sure that's wise Master? Are you sure it's even wise to use children? They are not old enough to understand anything.” Dahlig asked.

“Do not question me, you who are not worthy!” Sigmir yelled. Dahlig shrunk away and Sigmir couldn't help but grin. Despite his old age, he still had the power to make man tremble in terror.

“Take the boys to the Junii.” The cahirs who carried the boys flew out of the room, leaving only seven. Dahlig pointed to the nearest cahir.

“Come here.” The cahir slithered across the floor and then stood back up, his back once again facing Sigmir. Sigmir unstrapped the baby girl and brought her to his chest. “Do you know what her name is?” The cahir opened his eyes wide, as if in surprise.

“He does not know, Master Sigmir,” Dahlig said.

“It does not matter much. I'm going to give her a new name anyway,” Sigmir replied. He examined the girl's face. She had light brown hair and brown eyes. “Her name will be Ireid.” Sigmir opened his mouth, releasing one of his seven powers. The baby opened her mouth and the smoke dived in, greedy for a more healthy master. Sigmir named the six other girls and distrubited his powers. One to each child.

“Take them to America,” Sigmir instructed the cahirs. Once they had all left, Sigmir motioned to Dahlig. Dahlig tiptoed over and Sigmir whispered directions in his ear. Dahlig's face went pale.

“Must I Master?” He whimpered.

“Do it or you will never see the light of day again!” Sigmir yelled. It took all his might to yell those twelve words. And then he was dead.

Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, Molly R. Miller
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

ynez2005: I LOVE THIS BOOK SOOOOO MUCH!!!!Though you really need to make another book,more Princesses!!! Whoooo!!!Girl Power!!!Mabey it could even be Devona's BFF???That would make it even better!!!Plus can you pleeease make Akki come back,together with Thea and Authur amd the whole family is back!Other th...

Marijana1: The melancholy present throughout this story has the power to influence and etch into the minds of the readers, to stay there and refuse to leave even after they have finished reading the story. This is a deep, powerful story, making the readers wonder about everything – about love, about their e...

littlebunnypoopoos: Omg this was so amazing! The ending was a little bad and predictable. But otherwise, I need a second book or I'll die :D The character development was excellent and the whole romance, action, and suspense was superb

Jason Phang: The author embarked on a path less taken and focussed on the bombers instead of the fighter pilots that usually were considered the stars of the air force. An amazingly​ written book highlighting the ups and downs of war, the internal turmoil of a high ranking officer getting himself into the thi...

SPepper: I had a hard time putting this book down even to go to sleep. The story is compelling and beautifully character driven. I hope author will make this a series.

makaylakay: I love love this story! It's written incredibly and well thought-out plot! I love how it's a different twist in fantasy fiction, other then the usual vampire or werewolves. Love the romantics and drawn to the two characters so much already! This book will draw you in within the first chapter and ...

ernbelle: When I first started this story I was a little unsettled by all of the information that appears in the prologue, and wasn't sure if I would continue. However, I am very glad I did. The plot was very well thought out and really interesting. There were not any page breaks or markers to acknowledge ...

Dina Husseini: It was a great hook. I do not like reading scifi because they end up being like all the rest but this one kept me wanting more.

maewilde25: I am so in love with this story!!! captivated me till the very end, there wasn't a dull moment. Didn't particularly enjoy the lay out and some bits of info was missing along with how a 21 year old man amassed so much wealth that needed to be explained other than that and a few spelling errors, th...

More Recommendations

Jhiane Rabang: The story was so interesting. I loved how the story has plot twists that I can't expect. IT IS VERY HARD TO FIND A BOOK LIKE THIS so I suggest you read this book and I will tell you that it is worth every single second while you read this book. I can't wait to read the rest of the story.

Olivia N J Hamel: I want this book. I love it so much. It is so enjoyable to read and to have a copy of this always, I would be very happy, to always be able to come back and look at it again.

Jason Phang: I'm pretty new to Inkitt (this is only my 4th book) and I must say I've been thoroughly impressed by the quality of the authors here. Remnants of Chaos is an excellently written book that hooks the reader, and doesn't let go. There are some grammatical and typographical errors, but nothing too se...

Laraine Smith: This should be a movie! You are talented! It is that good! Keep it up! It is visual! It grabbed me! Don't give up!

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.