Rainbow Snippet for 11-12-2016

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Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, bloggers, and readers to gather once a week and share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).   Check out all the other awesome snippets by clicking on the picture above.

I’m still posting from Onyx Sun, a science fiction novel that is currently in revision. The revisions are turning out to be more complex than originally expected so the release date is, um, to be determined. (I’ve given up trying to predict one.)

Picking up from last week.  Having been fired on by an unknown ship, Taliya had discovered some oddities about her own ship, and is doing some research into its past.

Skipping ahead a bit from last week.  Taliya has been hailed by another ship.

I’ve edited this a lot (skipping parts) in order to make it more or less fit.

A middle aged man appeared on the screen.  He was well dressed and neatly groomed and gave the air of having a great deal of wealth. Taliya disliked him immediately.

“Miss Swann, I would like to apologize for the actions taken against you yesterday.  I do assure you that it was just a misunderstanding and that those who made the error in judgment will be dealt with.  There are no hard feelings, I hope?”

“There was no damage done,” she replied, keeping her tone neutral.  “But I hope that you will understand when I say that I don’t exactly have warm and fuzzy feelings toward you.”






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6 responses to “Rainbow Snippet for 11-12-2016

  1. I love her insta-read of the guy. Great snip! :-)

  2. I don’t see how he can be surprised. Oops we almost shot you out of the sky. Sorry. No hard feelings :D Um…no.

  3. Jana Denardo

    I like her more every time I see her.

  4. Heh, that’s telling him, Taliya! :)

  5. AM

    Yeah, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have warm fuzzy feeling for him either. He doesn’t seem all that sorry.

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