the ancient arrow17 would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Hourglass

By the ancient arrow17 All Rights Reserved ©

Fantasy / Mystery

Chapter 1

I thought it was over.

The demons that left my head left me with a short term memory.

I looked around the empty library. Strange ornaments carved into each red wooden wall . Carved in crimson and scarlet was "Te Vidimus".

That's when i understood that this was not my grandfathers library.

This belonged to Titus .

I was in the library of Titus Moridian.

My dead uncle.

The walls were made of cement , climbing ivy snaked up them like a wreath. Thousands of book columns like a labyrinth spread out before me . The room was wide and open to the sound of sparrows chirping . Over it was a magnificence dome. Covered in church stained glass of every hue of yellow and green.

I Looked around for the crown that I had lost in the portal. The cursed demons transported me so fast before i could figure out a way to say goodbye.

I cried and cursed myself as i dug my hands into the dirt of the library. There were no floor boards , just as he loved nature he wanted his own safe haven to be the same .

I smiled lovingly as I reached out to the book shelf.

i weakly stood on my spear and walked over to it. As a sky blue spiraling dust shimmered around the book , I picked it up and in his name was stained in blood.

I noticed his sword was stuck in a rock in the picture the book showed me. It sprung into the next picture of a dark oak wood door with a leaf engraved it . I furrowed my eyebrows. "What is......" i saw it standing before me then was a door.

As i opened it Titus came out , His blonde hair like glistening honey , and his moonstone amulet swung from his neck gently.

I stood there , I couldn't believe it,

was it true this was my father? He was supposed to have died centuries before my birth.

He spoke as his deep voice resonated through the cheerful evening , the library soundless .

"my son , ".

and I looked in his eyes like the lost ocean,

i understood,

the bottle had come back.

Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, the ancient arrow17
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

demgracer: I loved how you improvised some of the known cliche parts in the rejection of many werewolf stories :)I loved the character development and the emotional roller coaster that you've placed. I liked that it's not that so cliche when it comes to the rejection part of the story. Overall this could be...

that_Crazy_writer18: While I loved the story thing went a little fast, but I loved the Alpha having a human mate

White_Devil: I'm not really good and telling how I feel about something, but I would definitely recommend reading this book. After reading this book, I wish I had my own Locke, but then fate doesn't work that way. This story was truly unique and inspiring.

Summer: Love love love this book if its ever published and put on shelves I'll most definitely buy it💜

teagantn: Loved it so so much total recommend. It was the first book I read since I started inkett. Thanks for starting off my inkett journey so well

Brittani Nicole Case: Your summary of the story is what got me to read it. You have a way with words and with humor. I didn't really see the strong-willed version of Cordelia. When I think of a strong-willed female character the very first one to pop in my head is Buffy Sommers (There is no stronger-willed female than...

diana: This book made me cry so much it made my throat hurt. I really like this book and would read it again. :)

Gyle: The plot is interesting and enjoyable to read but there are scenes that a little confusing. I like the feeling of adrenaline rushing through me.

Valentina: It's just so amazing. Love how characters are complex and realistic. You will 100% fall in love.....and Red is Italian so like 😍😍

More Recommendations

lemon papi : honestly this was such a lovely story, everything was written so nicely - the characters, the plot, the love scenes. EVERYTHING! (although trying to remember the family members was hard 😅...)glad i was able to read it, this is officially one of my favourites!

Dana Romaniuc: It is a good read , more so if you are into werewolf and dragon stories. The story is quite diferent from what i expected and that is good because you can not predict evrything by the end of the first chapter. My main problem is the ending: it felt rushed. The writtingand the plot was quite consi...

Angel Agams: An interesting and amazing read. I wouldn't mind reading it over and over again. Loved it!!

M.S GASTON: Great start.

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

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.