We are so excited to be a part of the Between by Mary Ting Blog Tour!! To make things even more exciting, we will be talking with Austin, one of the characters from Between. Austin is the first ever character we've interviewed on this blog. We are so glad he decided to join us today on the tour.
We are so glad to be able to talk with you, but what circumstance brings you here today?
Hello. I was asked to come to this interview. Thanks for having me.
Before your story began, what were your hopes for the future?
I really didn’t have any hopes for the future besides being the leader of the venators. My mother, Katherine, she is very proud. She hopes one day I will take a seat by her side as one of the Twelve.
What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is that I would disappoint my friends. When I say friends, I mean the venators. They are the only friends I have besides Andrew. You can’t really count him because I don’t get to see him that often and he doesn’t know who I really am.
What CD(s) do you listen to most and why?
I listen to all kinds of CDs. Currently my favorite songs are Good Life from One Republic and Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.
What one act in your past are you most ashamed of?
I don’t know if I’m ashamed of it. I guess I shouldn’t have done it. You see… we can project our thoughts into your mind, creating a mental picture of what we want you to see. I kissed Claudia in her mind and I wanted her to know how it would feel like if she kissed me back. “Short cough” Hmmm…I think she liked it. “Wink”
If you were a mundane person, what would you do with your life?
I would go through the school system, date girls, find a job and get married I suppose.
What went through your head when you first saw Claudia?
I could tell right of the bat she was sheltered. Very innocent and sweet. She has this natural beauty and her smile lights up the sky. Or I should say, her smile lights me up. I really can’t describe it. She was like a magnet, pulling me in. I couldn’t think of anything or anyone besides her and that was unlike me. I couldn’t think straight. Thoughts of her consumed my mind.
Do you have any feelings in general that you are disturbed by? What are they? Why do they disturb you?
I don’t agree with everything the Twelve says or does. I’m not sure what we did to Claudia was right. My gut feeling tells me she’ll find out one day and I don’t know what she’ll do or think. We all played a part, whether we thought it was wrong or right. I guess we’ll have to find out what happens.
What is something about you that no one else knows?
I enjoy watching sports. My favorite color is black. I love my car. “Chuckle”
Thank you for stopping by today Austin!
This was fun. Thank you for having me. Would you like me to fly you around? “Wink”
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