This week, a snippet from Fangs & Lullabies. I decided very early on that Jacob would have to tell someone about his dads at some point. When the character of Kirsten emerged, I knew right away that she would be the one for whom he'd break the secret.
“There’s something you need to know about me,” he said slowly, holding her gaze. “About my family. And I know it’s going to sound crazy, but just… just listen, okay?”
She nodded, a trace of confusion in her eyes, but he could see trust there, too. He took a deep breath and started from the beginning.
“My fathers are vampires.”