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You pulled your cloak around yourself, refusing to let the October chill touch you. The thing is, when you buy your costume online, you can see exactly what it will look like. They never tell you how thin it is... In hindsight, you're starting to think you would have been better off going with the Eskimo coat and boots.

As you walked down the dark sidewalk, empty bag in hand, you couldn't help but smile at all the children happily going from door to door, begging for candy. You remembered doing that when you were younger, but this year, you were going to do something different. Your bag was for a different kind of treat.

So, you adjusted your blood-splattered fangs and continued to your destination, your heels clacking on the concrete. The dark house loomed up ahead ominously, drawing an excited smile to your lips. Already you could see a few figures gathered there, pacing and waiting for the others to arrive.

You picked up your dress and hurried over there, hardly able to wait any longer. You were anticipating the danger and terror that lurked within that old house. Supposedly, it was haunted. The story went that a soldier had plans to marry his love and then live with her in this house, but he was killed in battle before he had the chance. Grieving for her love, the young woman came to this house, locked herself in the basement, and hung herself in her wedding dress.

Just thinking of the old story sent a chill down your spine, and you loved every second of it. Your mission: go down to the basement and cut a corner of the dress. Rumors said that it was cursed and had been put back inside the house after the body was removed. The dress had caused the death of two more soldiers, both of whom had waiting loves in that town. After that, the townspeople declared it cursed and threw it back in the basement.

You really didn't believe that to be true, seeing as it was World War Two and lots of men were killed in battle. You doubted a dress on the other side of an ocean could cause such a thing. More likely it was an enemy machine gun. Much more threatening than a white gown, in your opinion.

But, it still intrigued you enough to check it out. You convinced your friends to tag along as well. As you neared the house, the last of them showed up, each in costume.

Alfred was the first to greet you, smiling from behind his Captain America mask. "Yo! 'Sup dude?! You ready for this?!"

Arthur rolled his eyes, his Sherlock Holmes cape falling behind his shoulders as he crossed his arms. "Oh, be quiet, you git. It's not that big a deal."

"You're just scared, mon cher~" Francis taunted, laughing from behind his Phantom of the Opera half mask.

"You all need to grow up, aru." Yao scoffed, putting his white, pawed hands upon the hips of his Hello Kitty costume.

Try as you might, you couldn't connect that statement coming from him.

"Ah, privyet!" Ivan greeted in his usual tone, cheerful and menacing. "I am not late, da?" He looked rather handsome in his costume, though you couldn't quite place it. He was dressed in some sort of royal robes and tunic with a sword at his side.

You made note to ask him later.

"No, you're fine." Replied a quiet voice, this one belonging to a violet-eyed werewolf.

You smiled at your friends. "So! Shall we go inside?"

The others agreed and you all made your way to the front of the house.

Alfred, of course, was the first to enter, declaring that the hero had to make sure it was safe before the others could enter.

As you all walked in, you looked about the dark interior.

Vintage furniture crowded the den, a dusty old fireplace against the side. Sheets were draped across everything, and the floor, creaked and groaned under the weight of the new occupants. A sliver of moonlight snuck in through the boarded up windows, casting jagged shadows upon everything.

The entire place got your heart pumping, excitement boiling up.

Suddenly, there was a crash from a far room, like the sound of shattering glass, followed by a loud thumping about and scraping from just above your head.

You froze, suddenly unsure. However, you weren't going to let your fear get the best of you. After all, what was Halloween without a little fear? You turned to your friends. "So, what should we do?"

Arthur thought for a moment. "Well, I am curious to know what those noises were, as well as explore the basement." He did a quick headcount. "I think we should split up into two groups of two and one group of three."

Ivan nodded. "Is good idea. You can go with Francis, Alfred will go with Matvey, and I'll go with Yao." He and the brothers appeared to be the only ones remotely okay with that suggestion, but none of them presented anything better.

"Wait, what about her?" Alfred jerked his thumb at you, a slightly upset look on his face. "Where is she gonna go?"

"Ah, right." Arthur cleared his throat. "Love, you can choose which group you'd like to go with, and where they'll go. Is that alright with you?"

You nodded happily, already forming the perfect plan of sneaking into the same group as your longtime crush, maybe even grabbing onto his arm in case you get "scared". It seemed like a plan well in your favor. "That's fine with me! And I know exactly who to chose!"
So, here is a short little choose your own adventure story. It will have three parts and I hope y'all will enjoy it. I had quite the time plotting it out, so I hope I was able to communicate everything properly. The actual legend behind the haunted house came as I was writing this part, so that's why it's kinda lame. No forethought there. *shrug*

For :iconheterotalia-pairings: contest

Happy Halloween, everyone!

Also, if anyone wants to tell me how to make a word into a link, that would be greatly appreciated. 

Upstairs with:
Alfred and Mattie
Yao and Ivan
Arthur and Francis

Basement with:
Alfred and Mattie
Yao and Ivan
Arthur and Francis

Kitchen with:
Alfred and Mattie
Yao and Ivan
Arthur and Francis

Hetalia by :iconhimaruyaplz:
You by you
Story by me
Preview pic by Endless-Summer181
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:iconparissimmons:
Parissimmons Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
If you finish plz send me a note telling me :) good work!!!
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Student Writer
I will! Thank you!
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:iconparissimmons:
Parissimmons Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
Thank you very much :)
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Minda909 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I bestow upon you...a new watcher!
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Writer
oh yay! ^^
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Minda909 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
*bows* Congrats dear comrade, for a wonderful story!
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sarabaylee9 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013   Digital Artist
I choose kitchen with Artie and Francis and the basement with Ivan and Yao and upstairs with Alfred and mattie!
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Student Writer
I will write all of these soon! I promise! I just haven't gotten a free moment from school yet... *sigh* But it shall be done! Hopefully I'll have something up within the next week or so...
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sarabaylee9 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013   Digital Artist
Nah take your time I understand the whole school takes away all of my free time thing trust me this is the little bit if time I get to relax! So don't stress or worry just take your time it'll be much better I you write it for fun rather then writing it because people want you to..
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you for understanding. ^^
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sarabaylee9 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013   Digital Artist
No problem!
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OneWithFinland Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013
BASEMENT PLEASE :3 AWESOME SO FAR BY THE WAY!!!!!
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Student Writer
I'm working on it again! Whew! Hiatus over!
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InkedFocus Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Student Filmographer
Basement with Arthur and Franny sounds rather inviting. XD
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Student Writer
I'm working on it again! Whew! Hiatus over!
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InkedFocus Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Student Filmographer
Yay!!!!
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AvalonMelody Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm... 
Kitchen with: Arthur and Francis
Basement with: Alfred and Matthew
Upstairs with: Ivan and Yao
I see an owl, a rat and a scary little ghost in the near future. *is shot* XD

As for links, it's really easy. use these tags: < a href="Url here"> Text Here </ a>
remove the space between < a and </ a then replace /url here/ with the webpage link (Keep the quotes) and the /Text Here/ with the text you want the link to be. 

Good luck ^o^) And Happy late Halloween.
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you! I'm months old on this site and still know so little about it. ^^;
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AvalonMelody Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Not a problem! We've all been there~ :)
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meowmeowghs Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist

Upstairs: Alfred and Mattie

Basement: Yao and Ivan

Kitchen: Arthur and Francis

 

That's my thoughts at any rate. Anywho! I'm excited to see where this is going to go!

 

Happy Halloween! :iconfurryglompplz:

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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Student Writer
Happy Halloween to you as well! And don't worry, all of these will be done. ^^
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meowmeowghs Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist

Sweet!

And thank you. :hug:

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hetaliapartyx Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
First thing I see is that picture of France's rape face......
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
Omg. XD
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:iconhetaliapartyx:
hetaliapartyx Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
It's true!
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:iconembrasses-moi:
embrasses-moi Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
((Btw its not privet its Privyet. Great story though!))
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
Oh! My apologies! That's what happens when I use google translate. >_<
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:iconembrasses-moi:
embrasses-moi Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
((It's fine, dear! I guess you could use either way!))
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Student Writer
Well, thank you for telling me. ^^
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embrasses-moi Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
((Your welcome dear!~))
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Yuki-the-Trickster Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student General Artist
North American brothers in the basement please! I really wanna know if the whole thing with the lady turned out.
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Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
You shall know by Halloween! Unfortunately, life has gotten in the way and I'm a bit behind schedule, but I think I'll have the next parts up by tomorrow afternoon. *crosses fingers and knocks on wood*
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Yuki-the-Trickster Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Awesome!
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IvanFan12 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Ivan please~! :)
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
I shall write! 

Oh, and your username is cute. ^^
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IvanFan12 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Yay~!

and thanks! 
:happybounce: 
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pozolegirl Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ALFREEEEEED!!!!!!! :iconcannotevenplz:
This is fun! :D
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
I hope to make it fun! I've got a lot of writing to do! ^^
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Konakona321 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Upstairs 0_0 
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
If you dare~
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xTMNTx Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Arthur and Francis for sure!
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
Now, I don't ship FrUK, but it's funny as heck when they're together. XD
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xTMNTx Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
I agree~
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Student Writer
Plus, it gives me a good excuse to write a British gentleman and French charmer at the same time. ^^
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xTMNTx Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
That's good news for everyone :)
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xTMNTx Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
And the kitchen sounds fine for me :) (Cause there's food)
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HetaliaEuropeLover Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student General Artist
...kitchen with Arthur and Francis.no one should ever mention Arthur and kitchen in the same sentence XD.or maybe the basement with the brothers..?
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Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
It's up to you, dear~

And yeah. Arthur in a kitchen will not end well. XD
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KandyRain Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013   Artist
Kitchen with Alfred and Mattie. lol
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:iconfyreflare:
Fyreflare Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Writer
America raids the kitchen for all burgers. XD
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