Your yearning wish was finally granted, but not in the way you had in mind.
Your head turns over to the door when footsteps shuffle down the hallway. It wasn’t just one pair of steps, but multiple followed by voices. You grip the edge of the porcelain tub as the door bursts open.
You expected your family to run to you and spoil you with affection, but they only blankly stare into the bathroom.
“She’s here,” your little brother announced.
Your parents and older twin sisters frantically look all over the room, grief upon their faces. The space between your brows twitch. Why were they acting like they couldn’t see you?
“What’s wrong with them, Leon?” You uttered, staring at them strangely.
GENRE: angst, fantasy, demon!AU, witch!AU romance (?) ~I’m starting, I don’t have idea~
A/N:It was written based on my wishes about how Persephone miniseries should continue. I don’t know how the @95boysbe will continue this but I know that she will do it in a perfect way! Please, everybody read the miniserie, it’s amazing and really caught my heart <3
He killed the headmistress with his own hands, he fought
with his father and was almost exiled because of you. You… The empty space that you had left in his heart was something that he
never felt before, not even living all this years in the underworld he met
something so cold and dark like this feeling. People called it love, but he
could only feel the pain. He should have taken your soul when he had the
chance, he should have make you his partner when he had the chance, but he
didn’t. He lost you. So he thought
that he deserved every single moment of suffering that he had to deal with his
Request: Joshua as a demon or succubus? Please? And fluffy I guess ~ Member: Joshua (svt) Genre: A touch of angst but mostly fluffy A/N: I got really excited just talking about Josh as a demon shjsdhe I’m SO sorry I just love these kinds of aus,,, I highkey had fun with this so in the future (when my ask is open) if you guys wanna request more fantasy aus like this or more drabbles with demon Josh I’d be hella down,,, esp since fantasy is actually my favorite genre to write so 👀
Demon Joshua is wild y'all
Like we all know him as this sweet little gentleman but in this au well,,, he is and he isn’t at the same time
But first let’s get a little backstory on this boy
Joshua is able to hide his demonic features at will in order to blend in with human beings, and he’s done so for many many years
Cause like,,, this boy is old as fuck
When he does hide his demonic features he’s honestly just,, lovely,, all smooth skin and soft hair and those eyes that always seem to have a mysterious glint in them
In almost every identity he’s taken on amongst the humans, he’s always managed to make sure that he was well off enough to have nice clothes and plenty to sustain himself
(Though he’s certainly had periods of time where things definitely didn’t work out for him and he found himself struggling but I won’t elaborate on that in this post,,)
And as a result of his charming good looks and the secretive aura of his,, humans tended to fawn over him, to say the least
Like I mentioned, Joshua has been around for a very long time, and if someone who knew him really paid attention and did some digging, they could find little traces of him from here and there
Old paintings sometimes showcased him as a delegator or a friend of nobles and rich families and royalty
Journals of men and women alike often described him in their entries with tones of admiration and affection, but also with curiosity, all of them saying he was clearly a man who didn’t reveal much about himself
Local tales in some of the oldest towns would describe a reticent man who lived lavishly and never seemed to age, and then one day after a string of misfortune amongst the townsfolk, he disappeared
Hell (pun not intended), even in history books sometimes an unnamed man who gave just the smallest amount of influence would be mention, and sometimes, that unnamed man was Joshua Hong himself
Of course, he changed his name, parts of his appearance, and where he lived every few decades just to avoid suspicion, but if you really paid attention to small details in obscure throughout history, you could find where he had left his mark
He typically tried to make his marks as inconspicuous as can be however, and as a result many demons considered him to be one of the more moral ones of their kind
But by all means, a demon is still a demon, and they are inherently notorious for not being good at heart
Especially considering they feed off the souls of humans and feelings of guilt, fear, and sin, like lust and greed and the like
So they’re pretty motivated to get humans to do some not especially great things
Many demons liked to cause large amounts of trouble, like revolts and wars and strings of homicides
But Joshua found humanity fascinating and deeply enjoyed living among it to observe all the humans
So while it was all fun and good (for lack of a better word) to cause noticeable trouble from time to time, doing it frequently was an excellent and fast way to become notorious among humans,, or even be slain by them,,,
So the majority of the mischief that Joshua caused was more,,, subtle, and humanlike
Sure sometimes he’d pull out the big guns like suddenly pray on random strings of victims and steal their souls and leave them lifeless in an alleyway or turn a town against itself before going into hiding for twenty years
But hanging out in a forest by yourself in some cabin to read and brush up on your mental skills was only fun every couple centuries, and so he went with the other ways of screwing around with people
Something he did rather often was convince people to cheat on their spouses, often with himself, because it was surprisingly easy to do when you’re a mystically charismatic and highly attractive mystery man, and the feelings that accompanied this sort of deed were enough to keep him sated for long periods of time
There was also stealing bits of souls (because those fed him the best) so that the person was alive, but something big and important about them changed and caused ripples in their life
There was even smaller things like causing trouble in pubs where everyone was too drunk to think straight, giving people wrong information and spreading gossip, things like that
Joshua knew that humans would be appalled to know he did this sort of thing,, but they would also be appalled to know he was a demon, and this is how demons survive and sustain themselves
Humans viewed him as an enigmatic being, and any of them who managed to get even a little close to him would occasionally find themselves questioning his morals
Joshua had two demonic forms, one that was reserved for any time he wanted, and another that strictly only appeared when he entered Hell
The latter of the two was,,, extremely different from what Joshua normally looked like,,, and not to mention uncomfortable considering how much it altered his body and how infrequently he used it
However, the one he did show to humans, was much tamer
It washed out his skin, making him appear pale and a bit veiny, it added horns to his head that began just above his ears up towards where his temple was that twisted and turned towards the back of his head, it turned eyes from a warm and gooey almond color to a striking gold with the pupils stretched long, it made his teeth long and sharp, it made strangely sharp and small little things pop out along his skin, only to be accompanied by feathers as wings sprouted at will
It changed him from a proper gentleman to something that belong hiding in your closet late at night
The only time Joshua would form his demonic form to a human was because they weren’t going to live long enough to tell anyone,,,
That is, until he met you
Joshua had been “fond” of humans and the occasional fellow demon or supernatural in the past, but he’d never been in love
It wasn’t uncommon for demons to love someone, be it human or otherwise, but Joshua just,, didn’t have that experience??
He didn’t really want to fall in love with another supernatural, and humans,, well humans died, to put it bluntly
And yeah you could find them again when they were reborn and if you played your cards right they would remember you, but that sounded like,,, so much work to a guy who was just kind of having fun and exploring the world and watching history unfold right in front of his eyes
You met him for the first after he moved to a new village, one not far from a large city in a time where the streets were made of natural resources and the engine was something you hadn’t even dreamed of and people were still out exploring and finding new lands
You were the child of a baker and since demons can easily eat human food and must do so if they want to blend in, Joshua figured he might as well find some places to buy his food
He was introduced to you on an early morning in early autumn, your smile comfortable as you moved about the little shop and answered his every question before accepting his money in exchange for a few rolls of bread with a warm look in your eyes
Something about you made him want to come back,,, yeah the food was good and everything but he found himself walking by the window to see if you were in there before he would go inside
Maybe it was the way your hair would look messy after hours of running around between the kitchen and the front of the shop, how nine times out of ten you had flour smeared on your cheek, how he didn’t used to joke often but around you he couldn’t help it because your laugh rang so wonderfully in his ears when he did,,,
It could have been a lot of things, but regardless of what they may have been, Joshua was drawn to you
When your father who ran the bakery pulled him aside one evening and asked if he would be interesting in marrying you (because at the time, dating for a long time or even at all before marriage wasn’t common), Joshua found himself saying yes
The wedding was a small affair, some of the townsfolk attending as well as your family, and Joshua had to make up a lie about how his parents had died a long time ago
But he found himself smiling more during that ceremony than he had in a very long time,,,
Your friends and family embraced him with open arms, and he delighted in the way you seemed overjoyed throughout the entire day, pressing yourself close enough to him that you were never far apart
He knew that humans lives were fleeting and you would die before he would,, but,,, he understood why people fell in love now
Because if being in love meant that he felt as warm and safe and comforted as he did when you clasped his hand while thanking the guests, then he wanted to be in love every day for the rest of his life
He wasn’t saying he was head over heels in love for you yet but,,, if he said there wasn’t feelings there, he would be branded a liar
He found himself watching you with a tender look in his eye as you looked around the house, wonderment in your gaze at his home
It was an amazing house, especially compared to the ones that most people had at the time
It was bigger and full of furniture from all over the world, pieces of art from his past adventures hanging on the walls, little souvenirs from the past places he lived placed here and there
“Where did you get all these wondrous things?” you asked, the awe clear in your breathy voice and an accent you would possess in later lives lacing your words
“I spent my youth travelling around the world and educating myself that way- my parents had died and I needed work so I hopped aboard a ship one day and the crew went along with it,” he replied, the cover story slipping from his tongue as he stepped up to your side as you gazed admiringly at one particular painting. “I met lots of people and made enough money and connections to be allowed to keep all these things when I decided to settle down”
“It’s amazing,” you turned to him, the smile crinkling up the corners of your eyes in the most adorable way as you looked at him
“Not as amazing as you,” he found the compliment came rather easily when he looked at you, and that his heart did a funny little flip when your cheeks turned rosy
The two of you lived your life together in peace, Joshua getting involved in new business opportunities to help the village grow
For the first time in all his life, instead of just being mysterious man living up the hill, Joshua was an active member of his community, and a gentlemanly husband
Yes he still had to do some bad things under the cover of night or when he went on “trips,” but none of them involved adultery anymore, and he did them spaced out so that you wouldn’t be alone or worry about him
He had a soft spot for you and although part of him didn’t want to admit it,, over the years he truly did fall in love with you
Panic welled up inside him when age began to show on your face, realizing that soon it would be suspicious if he didn’t age as well and that he wasn’t ready to face the daunting task of telling you what he really was, lest you were repulsed by him
You never would be, of course, because this was your husband and the man you fell in love with,,, your soulmate if you will,,, but he didn’t know that
So instead of telling you, he crafted a will, making sure to leave almost all his possessions to you and “selling” a few off to a fellow demon named Jun in another part of the world and tracking down an old friend named Minhyun to convince him to move into town and keep an eye after you after Joshua had left
He made sure he had enough savings built up and did his best to find ways to replicate aging effects for a few years before he faked his own death
He ran away after he was certain you had bought it, fleeing the town with a heavier heart than he had ever known
Leaving you was harder than the time he had lived on the streets as the scum of the earth, fled from those who learned of his identity and tried to kill him, or any other hardships he had faced in the centuries he had been alive
Because despite all the amazing things he had seen and done,,, he had been happiest when he was by your side,,
But he really and truly believed that for him to leave was for the best
Minhyun updated him every few years,, you never remarried and lived peacefully in the home until you died in your sleep due a terminal illness nearly ten years after Joshua had left
He met you again in your next lifetime when you were fourteen and already falling for a farmer’s kid and he himself was working with your father
Joshua himself looked a bit different, having done his best to alter his features just slightly and change his clothes and hair
He didn’t look exactly the way your past self had known him, but there was still enough of who he was so that anyone who knew him would still be able to say “That’s Joshua”
You were in love and too young for him, so when he found himself being introduced to you when he went to discuss business at your family home, he simply swallowed his pain up, smiled, and nodded politely as he told you his fake name he had been using for this new life of his
He could see the faintest flicker of recognition in your eyes, but instead of addressing it, he excused himself to the office to get to work
When he left and shook the hands of your father and the other business associates before heading towards his horse, he heard your name call for him in the yard
You trotted up to him, confusion and curiosity coloring your features as you met his eyes
“Have we met before?” you asked, a gentle hesitation to your tone as you tilted your head, your voice the same sound as before just decorated with a different accent. “Maybe when I was a child, perhaps?”
Part of him wanted to tell you everything, to find some way to trigger your memories of your past life,,, but he knew better than that, so he shook his head and told you he simply must be going
He spent the next several years going back to his old tricks, causing mischief but still keeping enough face to do business with your father
When he heard that you had died at a young age not long after having your first child, he went into hiding
He spent the next several years simply hunting for souls almost lifelessly around the globe, his heart yearning to find your reincarnation when it came around again
He had foolishly fallen in love with a human, and as we all know, humans die, leaving him to wander the planet without his other half until your soul returned to it
It wasn’t until he resurfaced decades later and began making connections again that he met the new you
Once again he had changed his looks, but he made them a bit more familiar to Joshua you knew, though his name was once again different
You were the child of a noble this time around, and he met you at a formal gathering full of important businesspeople and politicians and members of various royalties
When he saw you across the room, chatting with a cousin of yours, he could feel his breath being stolen away from his lungs
You were just as captivating as you had ever been, and when you glanced his way after feeling his eyes on yours, he felt himself stiffen unconsciously
But you smiled, and no matter how different you looked from your life when he first met you, there was something about your smile that had stayed the same
He gathered his courage and approached you right then and there
Joshua could tell that you thought something about him was recognizable, but he managed to make sure you wouldn’t mention it, not quite ready to have you remember your past lives in case you were married or something else that would doom him to spend the next several decades without you by his side
But when you mentioned that you had no husband, he could feel his body grow lighter than air
It was a week afterwards that your courtship began
This time, he was able to do it properly before bringing up the subject of marriage (though at the time, couples only tended to be together for a year or so before it came up)
He took you on long walks along riverbanks and to restaurants where you could try amazing foods you had never thought of before
He drove you around in the clunky, early models of automobiles, the vehicles jolting roughly as he tried to figure out the breaks and making you gasp and laugh each time
He held your hand when you two were alone, his eyes searching yours contently
It wasn’t until the night before your wedding that you remembered who he was
You had woken up from a dream where you lived both your past lives over again with a gasp and ran out of your home without even thinking to put on shoes, pounding on the door of his own house in desperation to see him and confirm that it was all true
He was surprised to see you at his doorstep until the words began flowing out of your mouth, your dirty feet stepping onto his carpet and making little tracks
He shut the door as he processed that you had learned everything before sitting you down
“How, Joshua, how do you look so similar in all of my memories?” you asked him, grasping his hands in yours tightly as your eyes searched his own
With a sigh, he knew that this was the end of the line, that he needed to explain to you now what he was and needed to face the reality that you may never want him around you ever again
So he spoke, his eyes clouded with fear and his heart on his sleeve as he told you his side of the story, expecting you to leave the minute he was finished
But you didn’t
You threw your arms around him and kissed him breathless, begging him to never leave you the way he had before and to stay by your side forever and in every lifetime to come, and he could feel his worries wash away as he realized that no matter if he was a demon or a human or anything else, you would still love him no matter who you were
The wedding went on as planned the next day, and the two of you settled down in a town not far from the one you had been born in
The life you lived was dreamy and full of love, the two of you teaching each other many things and him telling you of countless adventures he had over the past several centuries
You two danced around your shared home, his soft singing accompanying the movement of your feet, laughter being exchanged
He no longer had to lie about when he needed to go cause trouble in order to sate his true nature, giving him your blessing to run off so long as he didn’t do anything questionable when it came to relationships (though so long as you were around, he wouldn’t even dream of adultery)
It all just,, worked
You continued this life peacefully for many years, though when you began to age and he did not, the two of you had to move to a more secluded place to avoid suspicion
When you passed away, it hurt less than it had the first two times, Joshua grateful that he had been able to spend as much time with you as he had and had been able to be there when your soul moved on
Of course he still mourned for a long, long time, but the pain wasn’t the same level as it had been before
He met you again in two other lifetimes, though you did not live very long in either of them, he still cherished each moment he had with you
After you died that second time in the late 1960’s though,, he did not see you for a long time
Joshua slipped back into a numb sort of state, doing what he had to in order to stay alive,, but he yearned to find you again
The 70’s and 80’s and 90’s and early 2000’s came and went in a flash, and Joshua felt like a shell of the man he once was
You had been gone for decades and all he wanted was for you to be by his side again, for his hand to be laced in yours
He had nearly given up hope, spacing out as often as possible as the age of technology boomed in the 2010’s
It was many years later, when all his faith in finding you again was hanging on by a thread that he looked up through a cafe window to see,,, you
In a green shirt and a black hoodie, one earbud in your right ear and your converse scuffing the sidewalk underneath you, your eyes glancing around as if looking for someone
You looked different now, of course, as did Joshua, but he knew it was you
In a flash he grabbed his bag and stumbled out the door and to the front of the window, nearly smacking into you in the process
But when you looked at him in surprise, the recognition dawning on your features quickly as your breathing picked up and he could practically hear your heart pound, he couldn’t help but beam
“Hello, I’m Joshua, I’m a bit of a troublemaker, but I’m certain you knew that already my dear.”
You sat on the edge of the white bathtub, watching hot water flow through the faucet and slowly fill the tub. Threads of mist weave into the air above, occasionally kissing the surface of your neck. Your shoulders shrug as a shiver runs down your spine, reminiscent of a rather intimate morning. Surprisingly, he left no marks considering the time he spent on your neck and shoulders. You rub your neck, trying to rid of the phantom feeling of Joshua’s lips and teeth nipping all over your skin.
You yearn to see him again. Unlike your usual anticipation, you were feeling rather impatient this time. You wish to feel his arms around you, his fingertips occasionally slipping up your shirt and brushing your bare back. You wanted his face buried into your neck, lips latched onto your skin and his breaths brushing just along your jawline. You blush from the feeling of his chest pressed against yours, caving in and out with each drawn breath.
You shake your head. You shouldn’t have been dazing off about him during a chore. Thinking about Joshua was making you careless. The headmistress would be furious if she knew you were lagging behind on your task.
You turn off the faucet before pacing out of the bathroom and down the hallway that leads to the headmistress’ bedroom.
“Madam,” you called as you gently knock on her door. You crack the door open and peek in.
Type: Miniseries Continuation; 7th Sense | One | Two | Three | Four | Five (FINAL) | Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Fluff, Suggestive (NO SMUT), Demon!AU, Witch!AU Member: Joshua/Jisoo Word count: 3,721 A/N: Your favorite demon prince is back~😈 warning: mentions of violence.
You sit down on the small stool in front of your small vanity table, shivering as the cool wood kissed the back of your thighs. You brush your damp hair over one shoulder before holding your arm out in front of you. The other joins and you heavily sigh.
Bright red marks line along your arms, raw and bruising from the headmistress’ punishment for something she wouldn’t tell you. Your shoulders slump as your arms return to your side. Flushed marks and blotches of colorful bruises were painted on your thighs as well. Your knees were of a scarlet color and extra tender from kneeling for nearly 5 hours.
You frown, knowing you had done nothing wrong. The headmistress snapped and unleashed her anger on you.
Previously on Worn Out: The nights had been drawing shorter, a soft frost coating every surface in the early mornings. You had wrapped up warm, wearing an old sweater on top of your clothes as you headed into town for a hot chocolate. Having bought the drink you took a seat on an old, worn out sofa in the small coffee shop and pulled out case notes on the latest case you were following. After growing up as a hunter and studying at college you had earned a good degree and worked your way to a secure position in the FBI. You were looking over the case notes as the door to the coffee shop opened and you heard a familiar voice order a set of coffees. Looking over the brim of your mug you saw Sam Winchester standing at the counter, scanning the room until his eyes land on you. In two strides he was standing by your table smiling wide, pulling you in for a tight hug. You stared and hugged back, staring at the man you had been told was long dead. He smiled and as he spoke you stared, eyes narrowing as your hand moved to the gun on your hip. Sam, however, noticed your movement and held his hands up and motioned to the sofa opposite you.
“I guess we have a lot to talk about, huh?” he sighed and collected the two mugs of coffee and sat across from you.
“You’re supposed to be dead. I saw the death certificates… I went to your grave…” you muttered as Sam tilted his head, looking over you.
“You’ve lost weight… Y/N,” Sam began, his eyes scanning over you, “You’re wearing my old sw… oh my god, I’m so sorry Y/N/N.”
You looked down to the file that lay open on the table in front of you, Sam’s eyes followed yours to see the reports on missing people from the town you were in.
“You’re here for the hunt…” you muttered before leaning in, “Don’t use your fake FBI credentials here, I’m with my partner and he will pick up on them.”
Sam tilted his head, “Wha… Y/N… you’re FBI?”
You passed him your very much read credentials and sighed, “I work for a department that basically took up the Men of Letter’s work without the name. My partner isn’t the fondest of hunters, especially those who pretend to be FBI agents.”
As you gave Sam this warning your phone buzzed to a text from your partner:
~You never told me you were friends with the Winchesters. And you never told me this case was demons, Bambi. We need to talk about this, now.~