What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?


Welcome to The Interactive Novel, the novel that allows you the reader to decide what happens during the novel. The Interactive Novel follows fifteen-year-old Nigel Briggs, apprentice to Professor Ashcroft, as they investigate supernatural occurrences in Victorian Britain.

At the end of each weekly instalment there will be at least one poll where you will decide what happens next. Whatever option receives the most votes decides what happens. To take part, read the instalment below and then make your vote.

Voting closes for the Second Instalment on Monday the 6th April 9am GMT

There are two ways to find out what is happening in the Interactive Novel. You can either read the latest instalment –The Second Instalment

Or you can watch an abridged narration of the first instalment – abridged 2nd instalment

Then don’t forget to cast your vote on what happens next – Cast Your Vote

If you want to find out more about the interactive novel watch the following video –Interactive Novel Information

A Quick Catch Up

If you are new to the Interactive Novel or require a quick catch up on what has happened so far this a brief reminder.

The Interactive Novel is set in Victorian Britain and follows fifteen year old Nigel Briggs. Nigel is an apprentice to Professor Ashcroft who has made it his life’s work to disprove the existence of the supernatural.

If you want to read the full first intalment you can find it clicking on The First Instalment

If not here is a brief summery.

After hearing reports of girls suffering night terrors Professor Ashcroft, believing it is a waste of his time, sends Nigel to investigate. Laying as bait Nigel confronts a Vampire that flees back to its crypt. The next morning with the help from the local villagers Nigel removes a coffin from the crypt containing the vampire. Nigel wants to take it to London to prove to the Professor that vampires and the supernatural occurrences they investigate do exist. But the villagers set fire to the coffin and the vampire destroying all the evidence. Nigel returns to London empty handed and that is where the next instalment begins.

To find out what happens next and cast your vote for the choices at the end of the second instalment you can read it at the The Second Instalment

Voting closes Monday 6th April 9am gmt

Third instalment published Friday 10th April