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It was one of those nights when the rain came down in torrents. Christmas and New Years had come and gone and it was looking to be a dreary January outside the flat.
Jareth sat on the windowsill, looking out into the rain. His great aunt, Yubaba, stood slightly to one side, her nose obscuring half of the view.
"There's some scum slinking around out in the rain," Yababa snorted.
"Auntie, you always say that."
"I'm serious." She poked him with a pointed finger. "Look there."
The first of three great moving vans pulled up in front of the flat. There were two Land Rovers and a Porsche already parked there, the occupants climbing out and opening umbrellas.
"Erik, is there a vacant flat here?" Jareth opened the window so he could hear what was being said below.
"No." Erik answered from the kitchen.
All Jareth and Yubaba could hear over the drumming of rain was heartbroken sobs. The procession from the cars was led by a snazzily dressed young lady. She tried the front door, then looked up at Jareth and Yubaba.
"Hello Jareth! We don't have a key! Could you come down and let us in?"
"Do you know her?" Erik asked, trying to see out the window over Yubaba.
"Haven't the slightest idea who she is." Jareth waved out the window with no intention of letting them in.
"Go let them in, you lazy slug." Yubaba poked him again.
Jarath disappeared in a poof of glitter.
"Do you know who they are?" Erik asked Yubaba.
Yubaba just smiled.

Jareth appeared in the entrance hall and opened the door for the young lady and her companions.
"I'm Alice, Alice Cullen." She folded her umbrella in and shook Jareth's hand.
Jareth looked behind her at the men piling into the front hall. They were not Cullens, that was for sure.
"I'm not moving in here." Alice said preemptively, "They are." She turned to the two men closest to her. They were tall and dressed in clothing that wasn't quite modern. "This Wicked and his brother Truth. That's London and Requiem." Requiem had a valkyrie-style beard and London was dressed from head to foot in black leather. "Asher is holding Jean-Claude."  Asher had long blond hair and had a man wearing an overly ruffled shirt held tight to his chest. Jean-Claude was sobbing almost uncontrollably, bloody tears sliding from his eyes.   
"Jareth, Goblin King." Jareth said. He could feel a great pain welling from the group, but especially from Jean-Claude.  
"Pleased to meet you." Wicked and Truth said in unison. They stepped aside to let the others pass as Alice led them to the basement. "If it's not too much to ask, could you tell our master, when he's feeling better, where you get those frilly shirts? We left our tailor in St. Louis and he's already ruined close to half his wardrobe."  
"My goblins make them," Jareth said. "I suppose they could make some more. It's about the only useful thing they do." He glanced after Alice. "And you tell your master this, you keep your pointy fangs off my Sarah."
"I'll tell him." Wicked said. He and Truth gave a slight bow and followed the other vampires down into the basement.

Jareth poofed back into his flat. Yubaba and Erik sat at the table drinking tea.
"Who are the new neighbors?" Erik asked.
"Vampires." Jareth slumped on the couch. "Six very hurt vampires are moving into the basement."
"My basement!?" Erik fumed. "How dare they move into my basement!"
"Don't go stalking them, they'd make mincemeat out of you." Yubaba snorted. "That silly noose wouldn't do you any good at all."
*writer cowers behind desk* hey roommates fans! i have permission from AsheRyder to write a roommates spin off with the vampires from Anita Blake and various other characters. *Glances around hoping for Anita Blake fans* Please let me know what you think!

any complaints, suggestions, comments, are appreciated!


So not making money off of this
characters (c) their respective writers
Concept by AsheRyder. Thanks!
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:iconnightcrawler1228:
Nightcrawler1228 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This has definitely piqued my interest. I can't wait to read more!!! Keep up the awesome writing!
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
there's four or five of the vampires below stories, should have their own folder in the Roommates fanclub, if not they do in my portfolio.

i haven't written any more, classes got in the way, glad you enjoyed it.
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CatherinedeSilver Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
You know, I've been meaning to read the Anita Blake series for quite some time now. Thanks for the kick and the great read! (More Erik would be fantastic!) :)
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
i'll try to add more of Erik, but i've never seen phantom of the opera, only read about it. that's why i write more of Jareth and James, because i have seen their movies.
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CatherinedeSilver Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011
The 1925 silent version has an eipc Erik(Lon Chaney Sr.), but the '04 musical/movie is what most people are used to now. Both are excellent watches.
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Thanks! i'll put it on my list of movies to get at the library!
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CatherinedeSilver Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
:D
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Tavata Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
Alice Cullen is from Twilight? I need to read Twilight?

I don't know much about Vampires ^^'
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de6789 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist
nice! i haven't read Anita Blake...now i need to because i like this haha.
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
the first five or so are really great, then they turn into POP (plot on porn) books, which are ok if you like that kind of thing.
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de6789 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist
aww, i actually hate when that happens :( but whatcha gonna do haha
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
me to, i haven't even read the last two books, but my friend has told me the plot and that's where this story takes off.
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de6789 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011  Hobbyist
boo. but if the first few books are good, perhaps i'll give it a try :)
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phreaky4phantom Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
hmmm... I'm kinda intrigued to see where this is going...
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ShadowinEX Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
My first response to this was, "HIS NOOSE IS NOT SILLY. Back off punjy."

Then I was all :iconhurrhurrplz:
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DanuDaughter Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
Nice - although Jean-Claude being that obviously down in the dumps was something I thought he'd never do in public.

Looking forward to reading more!
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
ohh, wait and see. You're right though, it's something he wouldn't normally do.
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DanuDaughter Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
Has Anita done something, or has someone else who I'm not able to think of offhand hurt him somehow?
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Remember how Alice Cullen sees the future?
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DanuDaughter Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
Does she? I know zip about the Twilight series.
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
oops, sorry, i guess i blindly assume everyone's read it. yes, Alice Cullen sees the future
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DanuDaughter Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
From what I've been told by those who have read it, it doesn't sound like something I'd enjoy, so I'm gonna avoid it. But a precognitive vampire sounds a nice idea.
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Fontanna13 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice very nice! please continue! :D
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
thank you very much!
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Draped-In-Sorrow Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This was a good little insert, I wish it had been longer, one scene seems quite teasing ^^ :D
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks! you should read the original Roommates, the comics are both well written and drawn.
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Draped-In-Sorrow Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I noticed you're using 'Jareth' from the Labyrinth? And 'Yubaba' From Spirited Away?
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
It's fanfiction :) the vampires are from Anita Blake and Alice Cullen is from twilight
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Draped-In-Sorrow Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I know, I was just wondering if the characters I recognised were the ones I was thinking of:)
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LadyAkeldama Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Yep!
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