Series: Complete Fantasy Witchcraft contemporary Shape-shifter magic young adult teen urban fantasy Paris

Something Familiar - Chapter 8-34

By S. N. Arly
Sep 14, 2019 · 43,414 words · 158 minutes

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From the author: The continued adventure of a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. Chapters 1-7 are available for free - Chapters 8-34 are available for purchase or free for subscribers.

27 Chapters

Chapter 8

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,058 words (4 minutes)

Hēi Māo makes a very convincing argument.

Chapter 9

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,122 words (5 minutes)

Hēi Māo experiences his witch's magic for the first time as they go through a familiar binding ceremony.

Candle Fire

Chapter 10

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,222 words (5 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo go on their first witch and familiar outing.

Chapter 11

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,861 words (7 minutes)

Hēi Māo experiences school and Brigitte's classmates for the first time.

empty classroom in University of Seoul

Chapter 12

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,122 words (5 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo get an unexpected history lesson.

Chapter 13

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes)

Something goes horribly wrong.

Chapter 14

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,539 words (6 minutes)

In his effort to be the best familiar ever, Hēi Māo works on taking care of Brigitte.

The cutest black cat to wake up to on a Sunday morning.

Chapter 15

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 954 words (4 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo have some cozy time together as she continues to recover.

Flowers in spring

Chapter 16

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,164 words (8 minutes)

Paris from the top

Chapter 17

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,324 words (5 minutes)

School is on les vacances de la Toussaint, the two-week autumn break around All-Saints Day, and Brigitte is spending some time taking Hēi Māo to her favorite places to create.

I stepped off the Paris Subway line (at Champs de Mars) and stepped up out the underground staircase. This view was my first time EVER seeing the Eiffel tower in person. A magical moment caught in pure bliss.

Chapter 18

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 896 words (4 minutes)

With a demon rampaging through the streets of Paris, Brigitte feels obligated to help out. Fortunately, she and Hēi Māo work well as a team. Unfortunately, things don't always go as planned.

Chapter 19

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,132 words (5 minutes)

Aftermath of Brigitte's near drowning in the Seine.

Chapter 20

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,440 words (9 minutes)

Waking in the hospital, Brigitte has figured out Hēi Māo's secret.

Chapter 21

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,939 words (11 minutes)

Hēi Māo comes clean to the Defresne-Li family, desperately hoping they'll keep him.

Kylo Ren

Chapter 22

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,345 words (9 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo work to get him settled in, in his human form.

A colorful line

Chapter 23

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,363 words (5 minutes)

A little sweet fluffy family time where Hēi Māo learns how he fits in now.

Saw this guy posing outside of a bookshop in Venice and couldn’t help but take a quick snap, he seemed pretty happy to oblige!

Chapter 24

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,740 words (7 minutes)

A peek into Hēi Māo's psyche, and a look at how his abusive youth and recent events may have impacted him. My apologies on the pinyn (tranliterated Mandarin) - Curious Fictions does not support all four tones, so some can not be represented properly here.

Chapter 25

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 890 words (4 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo finally sit down and chat with the detective who has been searching for Jacque Parenteau.

Parisian bridge

Chapter 26

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,858 words (11 minutes)

Hēi Māo gets to participate more directly in Brigitte's magic.

One more light

Chapter 27

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,227 words (9 minutes)

Brigitte and Hēi Māo make a deal with the devil... his father.

Chapter 28

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 2,031 words (8 minutes)

Ruhul and Aalia are finally allowed to visit Brigitte, who has promised some big news.

Paź królowej na łące

Chapter 29

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 830 words (4 minutes)

Hēi Māo takes Brigitte to visit Miss Gigi, so they can thank her and her witch.

Chapter 30

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,141 words (5 minutes)

Hēi Māo and Brigitte are also eager to check in with Master Fu, and learn something enormous.

Walking away

Chapter 31

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 3,064 words (12 minutes)

In an effort to limit rumors and get their story out on their own terms, Brigitte and Hēi Māo seek out a local reporter to interview them. Of course, it doesn't quite go to plan.

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Chapter 32

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,449 words (6 minutes) · 1 like

Hēi Māo starts school for real this time.

Chapter 33

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 727 words (3 minutes)

Hēi Māo demonstrates he's not entirely helpless when it comes to dealing with bullies.

Chapter 34

Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 1,787 words (7 minutes)

A peek into Tom Hēi's new normal when it comes to modeling.