My Most Evil Character is yet to come

YA Indie Carnival’s “What’s the Nastiest Character You’ve Ever Written?”

Introducing Gavin Steele, he’s the #1 villain in my coming 2013 new series PURGATORY REIGN

He’s the most evil, conniving, slightly deranged character I’ve ever created. And he scares me. I’m going to share just a taste of what happens when he comes on the scene.

Note: this isn’t the final edited excerpt from Purgatory Reign

Gavin knew from experience he’d only have a short time to get his answer before the greedy one would consume the spirit in which it hid and demand the price. “The name of the one who can stop me, the one I should remove from the equation,” he demanded from the psychic.


She hissed, and her white pupils turned on him. “Peter. Peter Saints.”


Her body jerked from side to side in an attempt to fight her way free of an invisible force, but it was too late, the price would be paid. For one moment, shock and fear laced her expression before she slumped to the floor, permanently silenced.

He slipped his hands into his pocket, pulling out rubber gloves and a knife that he calmly unfolded. For a brief moment he stared in space while in thought. 


“Peter. Peter Saints.” the sound of the name left a foul taste on his tongue.

Shrugging off his jacket, he grinned. Messes, he hated to leave messes. And tonight, like all the other nights, he’d clean it up.

 


Brief description of Purgatory Reign:

Seventeen-year-old Peter Saints’ life stinks. But things are about to get much worst. First, his parents are murdered in front of him. Then another victim dies in his arms.
Visions plague Peter with warnings that something wants him for a sinister cause. It desires the one thing that Peter refuses to give – his blood. Peter carries within him the one gift or curse that could unlock a secret to destroy the human race.

On the run with Angel, a girl disguised as a scruffy kid, Peter starts to unravel the mystery. It’s the one treasure the heavens sought to hide from the world. Unfortunately, when Peter finds the answer he hopes that will save them, he opens the door to a great evil that happens to be salivating to meet him.

WANT MORE? Well drop into the other bloggers in the YA Indie Carnival’s “What’s the Nastiest Character You’ve Ever
Written?”

If you want to visit the rest of the participants drop by their blogs
– and tell them I sent you 😀

Here’s the Blog Posting
Schedule for the Carnival at YA Author Club

~ by LM Preston on June 22, 2012.

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