Shocking, I know.
HOWEVER. I have recently stumbled across an emotional, captivating, intense and sexy fan fiction.
And by "stumbled across" I mean, "Myg mentioned it was awesome so I went to check it out." You know, the usual.
Fold Your Wings- By Jadalulu
Summary (snagged from Jadalulu's site, natch)
The liberties he assumes with my body should enrage me, anger me beyond my own sanity. But it's just not that simple." Encounters born of need. Consequences neither saw coming. Guard your hearts. Not the ExB you're used to. AH
The prologue opens with a super steamy and very intense sex scene and trust me when I say this isn't making love and cuddling.
Fold Your Wings is one of the most interesting fics I've ever read. Not only is it beautifully and almost exquisitely-painfully written, there is a raw and vulnerable honesty about her characters. With some of the darker fics, the realness of the characters is sometimes missing. Not here. Jadalulu has such a talent for words and truly brings her characters to life.
Bella is a hard-working hotel maid/waitress/college-grad who is just trying to graduate and prove to her unloving and unresponsive parents that she's actually worth something when, one night, she's approached by a hard and arrogant man. Edward Cullen makes her an offer that she can't refuse.
(Taken from here) Also, UNF...
And she's not sure she wants to.
The result is a journey that starts with sex, but leads to something so much more. I just don't know what it is yet because Fold Your Wings isn't completed.
And I wouldn't tell you anyway, because you need to check it out for yourselves.
A little word of warning - Fold Your Wings is definitely not a fluffy walk through the park. The sexual encounters between Edward and Bella are... shall we say... callous at times. This fic is an emotional roller coaster that will keep you hanging on to every word, every nuance.
So, check it out and let us know your thoughts!! And if you have any other fan fic recommendations, please leave them in the comments.