Sunday Excerpt — August 18, 2013

Thanks to all who commented last week.  (It never occurred to me that one couldn’t talk to unicorns!)

Continuing with more from Song and Sword, picking up a bit later from where I left off last week, after Pashevel has explained to Marlia that unicorns can communicate with their riders.

“May I ask your name?” She was sure she had asked who he was before, but he had been trying to calm her and if he had answered she had missed it.

“My name is Pashevel,” he replied. “And may I ask who I have the honor of sharing my fire with?”

“Pash–!”  She broke off, staring at him, her mouth open, her eyes wide.  “Pashevel, son of Vellindrin?”  He inclined his head in acknowledgement and she gasped.  “My liege!” She tried to sit up again, clutching at the blanket as it slipped and falling backward, weak and unbalanced.  “Prince Pashevel…”

“No, please.  Just Pashevel.”

“But – but you are the Crown Prince…”

 

Um, yeah.  He’s the Crown Prince, Mar… the man that you pretty much accused of molesting you, and of letting you be attacked by a stranger, is your future king.  Great first impression you made there…

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14 responses to “Sunday Excerpt — August 18, 2013

  1. Wow he is the crown prince and he expect her to be just lying there, interesting.

  2. What a pleasant surprise!
    Nice 8!

  3. sharonbuchbinder

    Well, she can join my hoof-in-mouth club! I know that feeling. OY!

  4. Surprise! lol And what a surprise it was for her. I can’t wait to find out what they’ll chat about next.

  5. I knew “simple bard” wasn’t the whole story! 😀

  6. He’s not who I thought. Poor kid, she must feel terrible after that faux pas.

  7. Fun excerpt. Looks like an intriguing story.

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