Daily Archives: January 25, 2015

Sunday Snippet January 25, 2015

This is an excerpt from my current project.  This is a very rough first draft and may or may not have been creatively edited to fit the 10 sentence limit.

This continues from last week.  Traeasyun is speaking.

 

“Nevertheless, there is no use in him being here for this.”  She crossed the room and opened a door: a man in the uniform of the castle guard turned at the sound, his eyes searching the newcomers for some sort of threat as she ushered Ta’elsin out of the room.  “Take him someplace to wait until we have finished, and see to it that his needs are met.”

“Of course,” he said, bowing even as the door snapped shut. Straightening, he turned to Ta’elsin and extended his hand. “My name is Arrek, and I am at your service.”  

“Ta’elsin.”    

“I am pleased to meet you.”

Ta’elsin accepted the proffered hand and took a moment to study the warrior: Arrek’s grip was strong and sure, but it was his eyes that held Ta’elsin: they were dark brown, soft and warm and somehow soothing, and for a moment he wondered…

He shook the thought away and forced himself to focus on reality: he knew that the chance of finding the boy who had rescued him was nearly non existent, and yet he couldn’t help but wonder… and wish.  

He drew a deep breath.  “So, now what?”

 

(The prologue is available on Wattpad if you’d like some background information.)

 

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