Warriors, and Snipsuns, and anyone else who wanders in.
The week of sweethearts. I was going to shift to another part of the book so I could quote from a sweet scene, but was afraid I might disappoint you guys. So from last week.
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their work, published or unpublished, to go live between noon, Saturday
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critique, encourage--all those things that do a solitary writer's heart
This is from a WIP, a fantasy story. Working
title is: "Taydan: Child Denied"The
ruler, Deamante, has just become a father. The
unthinkable has happened--the child was born unacceptable, and Deamante believes this is because the new mother, his mate Rella, cheated on him. The
healer asked Deamante if he wants to do away with it. "It" being
the newborn. He said yes, but wants to wait to make it public. He left, along with the healer
and the aides, leaving the two women alone in the birth room. Crinda
is Rella's sister. Crinda just told Rella that they have to go (to safety). Now. Rella speaks first. This is now in Crinda's POV. To see a
compilation of snippets previously posted from this chapter, click HERE.
shook her head while she said, “He won’t hurt me, Crinda. He
loves me, but the baby isn’t safe.”
She didn't know how to get through to her sister. The cold bastard wasn't going to limit his execution to just the child; he was going to kill Rella too. There were precious few moments to make an escape. Still, she had to try to make Rella understand a grave truth of life; when people kill for the sake of love, sometimes it's the very person they love who ends up dead. With
only inches separating their faces, Crinda insisted, “He
will do more than hurt you, Rella. You have to leave now.”
That's it. What jumps out at you, good or bad, I'd love to hear. And I'm truly grateful for every bit of criticism; I do learn from it. Have a great week, everyone, and if you are in colder climes, stay warm. :-)