In Days of Blood and Starlight, the sequel to her bestselling Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Laini Taylor continues the story of Karou, a blue-haired, heart broken, monster’s apprentice. The haunted angel, Akiva, betrayed Karou, so now Karou must decide what she is willing to do to avenge her people as an ancient war stirs back to life.
Inspired by the betrayal of Days of Blood and Starlight, we challenged you to write a story about someone who hurts the person they love the most. You wrote some great stories, and now it’s you chance to help choose the ten finalists that will be sent to Laini Taylor for judging!
Voting will run until Monday, November 26 at 5:00 p.m. ET, so get voting, Figgies!
One grand-prize winner will receive copies of Days of Blood and Starlight, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Libba Bray’s The Diviners, and Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s Beautiful Creatures. The grand-prize winner will also receive a Figment tote bag and the opportunity to choose the featured stories on Figment.com’s homepage for one day.
Three runners-up will each receive copies of Days of Blood and Starlight, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, The Diviners, and Beautiful Creatures.