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Help Me, Alpha

Sqible Holloway

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For her entire life, Hayley has been held captive by her own father, who blames her for the death of her mother, the pack luna. Now, on her nineteenth birthday, Hayley finally escapes, winding up in the territory of the Midnight Rose Pack. The charming Alpha Jax allows her to stay, but her father will do anything to get her back—even kill another alpha.

Age Rating: 18+

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Chapter 1


In my life, suffering has been my only companion.

Long, I lived in disbelief that there could be anything more.

If by any chance happiness was a thing, well, surely I wasn't deserving of it. I fully succumbed to the pain.

I savored each punch, every whip that snapped on my skin, the darkness that followed every blackout.

It was penance for the sins I'd committed in the past. Sins that I could never undo.

Until I crossed paths with him. The man who turned my life around.

Enchanted by his dark brown eyes that magnetically pulled me in.

His physique, a mortal mockery of the mightiest Greek Gods.

He incited me to rise against my tormentors.

I won't sit crossed armed anymore and watch my torments unfold.

I am ready to fight back.

With the backing of my Alpha, I will reclaim what rightfully belongs to me.


Another day comes around. The same light beams into my tiny cage. And yet again, I feel completely and utterly depressed. This is all my fault. I am stuck here because of me.

My mother, Ava, died while giving birth to me so I never got to meet her, but I miss her every single day. I feel lost without her.

Since my mom passed away, my dad, Jerry, blamed me and beat me daily. As he is the alpha of this pack, Bloodnight Pack, he gets away with treating me like the dirt on his shoe.

They all turn a blind eye and let him do whatever he wants to me.

I used to be able to heal from all the injuries, but my dad made not only me submit to him but also my wolf, so much so that my wolf, Aurora, disappeared and I’m not sure if she will ever come back.

I was seven when I lost her. Werewolves have their wolves from birth, so I had seven years of bonding with her and she was taken away from me.

Now all the beatings are doubly painful because I do not have her to share them with. She would help me if I couldn't handle it and take control but now, I must do it solo.

It makes me feel lonely. As she is gone, all my heightened senses are also gone, but I believe she will come back to me. One day.

I pick up my rock which is now blunt and scrape at the wall for the 4,380th time since I have been here.

Today I am turning nineteen.

I have been stuck in this hellhole for exactly twelve years. Twelve long, dreadfully painful years.

I peek out my window which you can only see through one eye, and watch as my old pack mates greet each other with joy and love. Jealousy washes over my entire body and a grimace sets on my face.

The pack agrees that I should not be with them as I no longer have my wolf, so technically, in their eyes, I am just a measly human who should be locked up for knowing about their species.

My cell door rattles, letting me know that it is time.

Every morning, after the sun has risen, my dad comes down into the prison along with his beta, Billy, and the gamma, Luke, to beat me until I pass out.

They both resent me nearly as much as my dad because they knew my mom and had promised to protect her. Especially Luke, who had been her guard.

When my mom died, the whole pack grieved for the loss of their luna and threw the blame on me.

I would have regular daily beatings, but sometimes Luke is left alone with me and his wolf takes over and rapes me. I have lost track of how many times he has done it. I am tainted.

I gave up long ago on believing that I have my mate out there in the world. I am never going to leave this place.

I am going to die here, so there is no need to have false hope, and even if I did manage to leave, they would not want me; I am damaged goods.

I turn their way but make sure to keep my head lowered as a sign of submission. Fear forces out an involuntary whimper.

“Shut up, you whore!” Luke screams at me. The harshness in his voice makes me squeeze my eyes shut. Even after all these years, I am still terrified to my core.

“Come here,” my dad says, deathly calm. I obey. A backhand sends me flying into the cell wall, blurring my vision. “Get up!” I hear; the voice is my father’s. Using the wall, I wobble, but I stand.

A rough hand wraps around my throat and squeezes my airway closed. My eyes snap open to find my father staring at me with a sort of longing.

He gives this look to me a lot. It is as if he is looking into my mother’s eyes, but within a split second it’s gone, and he bashes my head into the wall, splitting it open once again.

“This should be fun,” is all I hear before the sound of a whip cracks, and a blade is plunged into my left side.

This continues for what seems like forever but in reality, it is probably fifteen minutes.

I’ve blacked out twice. I think I am free for the rest of the day when they start to leave, but Luke is still here staring intensely at me.

I know what is going to happen. A single tear escapes my eye, and then more follow. He smirks menacingly. The sound of his belt buckle echoes throughout the cells.

I squeeze my eyes shut and shake my head constantly as if it would make any difference, but it doesn't.

“Come on, baby,” Luke says sickly sweet. “I don’t bite. Well, only a little,” he continues with a slight chuckle.

I scream and throw my fists and legs with the little bit of energy I have left, but it is no use. Not that it would have done much damage anyway.

He grabs me and throws me onto the mattress which now has holes and springs hanging out of it—trying to escape, just like me.

With the beatings, I do not put up a fight. I feel like I deserve them for what I did to my mom. But being raped, I do fight back—as much as I can manage to.

He climbs on top of me and traces his tongue down the side of my neck. I close my eyes and try to think of something better—my mom.

I remember what she looked like from a photo that rested on my bedside table from when I was younger. I would stare at it nightly.

I try to imagine her cooking while I watched her or her teaching me how to apply makeup or style my hair.

I try to think of simple, happy times, which I will never have, or so I thought…

My eyes open as Luke starts pulling his pants off and I see the keycard for my cell hanging out of his pocket. It falls out and before it drops to the floor.

I quickly snatch it and stuff it under my mattress before he notices. My heart quickens, but Luke won't realize it as he would just think it is because of what he is doing to me.

The cell door self-locks when you close it, and it is open right now, so he will not need his keycard until tomorrow morning.

A new sense of hope floods my body. I am going to get out of here.

I am going to be free. I just have to get through this…

Suddenly, a punch from Luke lands on my head, and I black out.


I find myself sprinting through the woods, outside the bounds of the Pack's territory.

Unlike my usual self, Aurora, my wolf, has taken over. But happiness isn't what I feel.

A deep-seated fear rushes through my veins, and for a moment, I don’t understand why.

And then, the shouts cut through the silence. “This way. Her scent is here.”

It’s Luke’s voice. Following that, I hear the menacing growl of his wolf.

A desperate attempt to get away makes me leap over a log; on landing though, my legs fail me.

The wolf inside me vanishes. I’m back to being human.

An intense pain radiates through my leg, making it impossible for me to stand.

I spot them now, their red eyes shining ominously amidst the surrounding mist.

They’re almost upon me. I know for sure, my life will shortly end.

I hear a crack. Upon whirling around, I expect to encounter Luke’s fangs directed at my face.

Instead, I find myself drowning in a pair of dark brown eyes.

A man, the most attractive one I’ve ever seen, stands before me. He has the aura of an alpha.

I stretch my hand towards him, but the distance doesn’t close. With a plea in my voice, I call out, “Please.”

The sounds of Luke and his followers grow louder, somehow closer.

Simultaneously, the compelling alpha appears to move further away.

He extends his hand towards me.

He urges, “Come to me. You know the way.”

I open my mouth to confess my ignorance about finding him.

But that's when a hand seals my mouth.


I wake up, my heart pounding in my lonely cage.

Was that merely a dream? Or was it a signal? If that alpha was indeed real, what did he mean? How does he anticipate me to locate him?

And then, like a sudden gust of wind, the answer arrives.

I frantically reach under my bed, and the sensation of the keycard against my fingertips sends a shiver down my spine.

The time has come. My escape is imminent.

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