Nightmare of the Opera Ch 1Nightmare of the Opera Ch 1 by Tenshiryuu
Chapter 1 - Falling Stars
Feeling somewhat more refreshed, Jackson made his way to the dressing rooms for morning practice, the memory of the masked man with the enchanted voice still fresh in his mind. Astrid and Madame Toothiana were already there, stretching and prepping for the morning's rehearsal. After a short greeting, he was whisked swiftly away to the makeup and costume artists, his least favorite part of the day. Sitting still for long periods of time wasn't exactly his strong suite. All around him, he could here whispered conversation regarding the Opera's owner. Manny had hinted that there would be a few surprises today, and Jackson wondered vaguely what they'd be.
Once the artists finished transforming him into an exotic slave boy, Jackson hurried toward the stage to join his companions. As usual, the director was busy shouting at the Thorston twins, the Opera's resident divas. That, Jackson thought dryly, was little surprise to anyone. The two Norwegians had a penchant fo
Nightmare of the Opera PrologueNightmare of the Opera Prologue by Tenshiryuu
Jackson Daae Frost stood nervously, fidgeting with the buttons on his costume. From beyond the heavy curtain that hid the stage, he could hear quiet voices drifting up from the audience. They were waiting for the opening number. It was the first show of the season, and expectations were high. The Twins looked as haughty and unconcerned as ever, awaiting their cue. If any of the others were as nervous as Jackson, they hid it well.
The orchestra began to play, and the curtains swept aside. Jackson was in the first set of dancers, but his legs felt like lead. He heard Bebe murmur something behind him, and someone gave him a rough shove onto the stage. It wasn't as if he hadn't practiced, he had. Just as much as everyone else, if not more. He knew the moves, he knew the score. Yet his feet refused to move. It was as if he had turned to ice.
All eyes were on him. The stage illumination made it hard to see the faces in the darkness beyond, but he knew they were staring. Waiting. Why couldn't
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