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Freaked is coming, y'all

It started with Psyched.  We're about a month away from Freaked, people. If you could see the happy dancing going on over here! Wait...nobody needs to see that.


A Psyched Top Five: 1.   Aisi appeared in my head, fully formed and all kinds of sassy, as I sat in a college linguistics class. I may or may not have gotten a D+ on the next test because I had to write down what she was telling me so I didn't forget. (Oh, who am I kidding? That session was a review for a test on what shape the mouth makes when we say particular sounds. I was gonna get a low grade anyway. I have never been more proud of a B- as I was of the one I got in linguistics class!)

2.   You say her name A.C., not icy. 

3.   I used African mythology and the Apocrypha to come up with her abilities and family history—her dad is from Africa. Aisi is a Mende word that means ‘sunshine.’ It's her dad’s nickname for her and just one thing the demon uses to taunt her through the book.

4.   Her last name, Turay, is a We…