Crianna JaneChapter OneCrianna Jane by KatherinNight
The blood of the small animal in my hand seeped through my teeth, quenching my unnatural thirst. I shivered in disgust at the pleasure drinking blood gave me. I hate what I have become. This curse, this disease runs in my family. I changed when I turned 16, and that was two months ago. Alex and Zin still don't know, and they've been my best friends for years, but the thought of them finding out made my throat close. I sat back against a tree, keeping my eyes shut so I wouldn't see the small body of the life I took.
I pull a small mirror out of my pocket and examine my face. My green eyes, framed with thick, dark eyelashes, are tinted silver, giving them an unnatural sheen. My full lips are smeared with blood and I quickly wipe it off. I bare my fangs in frustration.
"Why?!" I growl, "Why did I have to be born in the Jane family!?"
I glare at the fangs in the mirror, then shove it in my pocket with disgust and swiftly stand. I pull my firey red hair into a sloppy ponytail an