*Currently being re-edited and re-published*
Halloween is ridiculous. Seriously.
It’s all about little kids dressing up and pretending to be scared.
It doesn’t make life any more bearable.
Why dress up as something that you’re never going to be able to become?
Life’s full of enough disappointments.
Mine is anyway.
I’ve had everything taken away from me.
A drunk driver stole my parents.
My relatives stole my college future.
My ex-boyfriend stole my innocence.
Now some old-time spirit thinks he can just show up and steal my heart.
In more ways than one.
Like sacrificing me is going to turn Halloween back into the Samhain it used to be.
Maybe he’s right.
Maybe the world would be better off for it.
I don’t need that future to get my happy ending.