After going from demon hunter to babysitter, seventeen-year-old SHADOW has truly hit rock bottom. One week he’s slaughtering demons, and the next he has ten super-powered teenagers in his care. Shadow needs them, because without them he can’t hope to defeat his new foe. But he’s never dealt with other teenagers before. He never had a real childhood. He’s always been a loner. Hell, he’s tried the whole having-a-pet thing. It died.
Shadow’s mission: save the world and ensure his entire team survives the potential apocalypse. If MAEDARA, self-proclaimed fashionista and Queen of Evil, wasn’t trying to rule the world, it’d be cake. Now, not only does Shadow have to deal with teens more concerned with going to the mall than fighting evil, but also a villain who, in his opinion, makes Lady Gaga look like Mother Theresa.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michael Chulsky grew up in New Jersey and has been writing ever since his fourth grade teacher let him create a class newspaper to channel his creativity. He is the author of The Descending Darkness and currently lives with his fiancé. When not writing he enjoys browsing Tumblr, listening to music, and devouring every piece of cheesecake that falls into his line of sight.
RANDOM QUESTION INTERVIEW
1. What is your favorite color?
My favorite color is purple. There can be no other.
2. What's your biggest pet peeve when you write?
Like some writers, I talk to myself and my characters when I’m writing. One of my major pet peeves is when somebody starts talking to me. It throws everything off! And then I want to throw them off…a cliff. And don’t judge me. It’s really annoying!
3. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Hopefully married with children, finished with a degree or two, written quite a few books (15+) and living in the country somewhere.
4. What's something that not everyone knows about you? (etc. quirks)
I tend to pace a lot. I can’t stand still. It’s just something that I can’t control.
5. When you play monopoly what piece do you chose as yours?
I always choose the thimble. I don’t know why, I just think it’s adorable.
6. Do you prefer Chocolate,Vanilla, or...?
I prefer caramel or butterscotch. =)
7. What's your favorite mythological creature?
This is a toughie. I would have to say Unicorn. I want them to be real so bad. So bad.
8. Have you ever tried Spam (the canned meat)? I ask cause I haven't.. and I'm afraid to try it, lol! It took me 27 years to try a twinkie... -B
O.O No, I haven’t. And to be honest, I don’t want to. Spam sounds like the name of a creature who crawls into your room at three in the morning and sucks out your eyes. No me gusta.
9. What is the scariest thing you've ever done?
There’s this spot in NJ…they call it crybaby bridge and there’s a legend behind it. The legend goes that a woman’s husband cheated on her and so she took her three children and drowned them in the water underneath the bridge. And so people say if you go there at nighttime and turn off your car, you can hear the children crying and even see them.
My friends and I went there one night…and it was a scary experience. All I know is that it started raining, my one friend saw something moving in the bushes, and we all saw what looked like little handprints on our car. It was freaky.
10. Who would you say is your greatest inspiration?
I’ve actually answered this before, and I’m sticking to that answer. My greatest inspirations are those who have the courage to believe in themselves. Too many people don’t understand exactly how much they’re worth or how precious their lives are and it’s a shame. In my ideal world, everyone would know that they’re irreplaceable and believe that they can achieve anything they want to – as long as they believe.