Sunday, March 4, 2012

Dina Rae's Halo of the Damned Interview

Joanna Easterhouse and Andel Talistokov interviewed by Goddess Fish
Joanna Easterhouse
Godess Fish: Hello.  Thank you for coming to Dina Rae’s blog party.  Wow!  Are you beautiful.  You look like Jessica Alba with black hair.  Please tell us about yourself.
Joanna: This is one helluva party!  Thanks for inviting me!  I'm so underdressed!  A little about myself-I am thirty-two years old, released from jail-drug charges.  But I’m clean and sober, in recovery.  My mother just died.  My sister, Kim, and I are finding out more about her past.  Turns out Mom was living a double life of sorts.  Kim and Maria, that’s Kim’s six year old daughter, are the only family I have left.  Right now we all live together in my mother’s old house in Wheaton, outside of Chicago.  I’m getting a second chance at being a sister and an aunt. 
Goddess Fish: What about work?
Joanna: My AA sponsor found me a job at her work, The Evil Empire.  It’s a glamorous ad agency in Wheaton.  I love it!  Making lots of money…There’s this ad exec…He an added bonus to working there. 
Goddess Fish: You’re gushing!  He must be good looking.
Joanna: Absolutely.  We flirt with each other and I think he’s about to ask me out.  My boss is also gorgeous, but there’s something about him…
Goddess Fish: You seem hesitant, almost afraid.
Joanna:  Maybe I’m crazy, but there are times I think I can hear his thoughts.  It’s maddening.
Goddess Fish: I’m sorry to hear that.  Wish I knew.  My next guest, Andel Talistokov, your boss, will be here soon.  Do you want to stay?
Joanna: This is a great party, but no.  He’s very sexy in an evil kind of way.  Watch yourself.  Thanks for having me.
Andel Talistokov
Goddess Fish: You’re even more good-looking than your picture, a combination of Orland Bloom and Colin Farrell.  I understand you own an advertising agency.  The Evil Empire?
Andel: Hello Goddess Fish, and you are quite a goddess.  And yes, I own the Evil Empire along with twenty or so more agencies throughout the United States and Europe.  I name them after my favorite movies.
Goddess Fish: You look so young.  How did you rise to the top so quickly?
Andel: I’ve been doing this for decades, but I’ve been around since it all started.
Goddess Fish: Advertising?  But, I don’t…
Andel: Before advertising, before civilization, before man.  I’m not human.  I’m an angel, a fallen one, but an angel nonetheless.  My agencies create ads so desirable, that people want to sell their souls for the products.  They tend to sell their souls for just about anything these days.  Anyway, I’ve taking subliminal messages to an entirely different level, revolutionizing the industry, at least that is what Satan tells me.  My innovations have granted me a charter to live on earth.  But now…I’m not so sure I’m in his good graces.
Goddess Fish: What happened?
Andel: Like his nemesis, he has his own commandments and I’ve…broken a few.  One of my most serious offenses has been brought to his attention.  I have a penchant for humans.  You see, I’m not supposed to father children.  A woman and I can produce a new race of nephilim.  It’s like a hybrid between humans and angels.  Very taboo in the eyes of the master.  Because of my compunctions, I’m forced to go back down to the pit.
Goddess Fish: Do you have a lot of children or nephilim?
Andel: Honestly, I don’t know.  Even though it’s possible, it’s quite rare.  A human woman has to have a certain genetic makeup.  I do know about a few of my own, but I’m not exactly the fatherly type. 
Goddess Fish: What will happen to your advertising empire once you’re gone?
Andel: I’m training a replacement to fill in for me.  Marcus, he’s my loyal servant. 
Goddess Fish: What kinds of powers do you have?
Andel: I can fly, communicate through thought, command animals, especially birds.  I won’t die, impossible to kill.  And I’m amazing in the bedroom.  Some would say I’m a heavenly indulgence.  I’d love to show you my powers.  Is there a place at this party where we could be alone?
Goddess Fish: Andel, you’re bad.  I don’t get involved with my guests!
Andel: That’s a pity.  I would have taken you to new heights.
Goddess Fish: Or new depths.
Andel:  Well, if you change your mind, if this party loses its steam, I promise to give you the ride of your life.  I hear prayer!  Must be off.  I’ll be back later.  Maybe you’ll change your mind.

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Debby said...

Great interviews. I would like to see the pictures.
debby236 at gmail dot com

blcsdina said...

Thanks Debby! Will insert some! Dina Rae

Cindy Spencer Pape said...

Sounds intriguing, Dina. Fun character interview!

Malea said...

After reading this...I put the book on order. I can't wait for it to arrive and start reading!