Oh, I am having fun stringing this along. Anybody ever catch the first hint? If you did you know the title of it already, but nobody ever mentioned it, so I'm thinking not... You thought my first story was long? In celebration of Logitech emailing me to tell me they have turned my new keyboard over to UPS for delivery and they will email me with a tracking number when it is processed, I wanted to write an excerpt. You know when you open a novel and on the inside first few pages, there's a teaser excerpt to get you excited and sell the story? Right. _____ Another punch rocked Lili's head to the left. Another to the right. Back and forth it went, battering her completely loopy. Finally, another hook landed which spun her in a half circle. She crashed hard to the concrete ground. Shaking her head to clear the rolling fog, she slowly rose to her feet. Turning around, she caught a glimpse of her attacker. Whoever it was seemed to be half shrouded in darkness even as the moonlight illuminated the scenery around them, their face unseen. "Who are you, and what do you want from me? Stand and fight!" "Little girl", the figure said, voice haunted with a slight echo, and strangely familiar, "I am the living embodiment of purity's dark side... and now I have been completely awoken." Twin pinpricks of a horrible, lurid red light appeared, and got brighter. It lit up the figure's face. Lili's eyes widened in white terror. "And you... are my first victim." A laser blast suddenly cut the night, and slammed into Lili's chest. It flung her backwards fifty feet, where her unconscious body came to rest. Blood streaked her face and smeared on her arms and hands. She lay facedown, a small pool of blood forming. "And I... will not be stopped, especially by the likes of a simple human weakling as yourself."