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Sunday, April 18, 2021

WeWriWa: EU70

 

 


 


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 This snippet is from Emmily, Unbound, an SFR story. Emmily is on a supply run, and Adren is with her this time.  

Last week's snippet ended with:  

     My heart feels like it’s skipping beats when I picture General’s body. Yeah. My brain went there. Straight to there. 

     Stop it, Emmily. Just stop…

The Snippet:    

     I get my head back on track, back to the task-at-hand, getting through this grocery run without incident. What can go wrong with this shopping trip?

     I look over Adren one more time. That boy is a junior stud. His hair is pulled up into a top knot and tucked inside one of my dad’s old Pittsburgh Pirates ball caps. He has a Penguins tee-shirt on. If I could’ve found different pants that fit him, he wouldn’t be wearing his stained uniform trousers. 

     Still, the flawless angles remain: the aquiline nose, his chin and jawline… not too much, not too little, perfect even for Goldilocks. All that on top of a six-foot two frame. I sigh.

Read on to finish the scene:

      He'll be memorable to most who see him, but not in a way that will mark him as not being from around here, and I mean really not from around here.

 That's it for this week. Thank you so much for visiting and for reading. :-)

12 comments:

  1. She's really beginning to see these "aliens" in a different way. And her mind is very much struggling with that.

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  2. LOL - I mean really not from around here.
    Great job at showing she's having trouble accepting the idea.
    Tweeted.

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  3. Yeah, he'll be memorable all right--to all the ladies at least. Desirable, but not alien, so they should be safe. Right?

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  4. 'What can go wrong...' Never a good question to ask, because you'll probably find out. ;)

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  5. I have a feeling something will go wrong LOL. Great snippet!

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  6. I suppose it would be hard to remain clear-headed and logical when your captors are all super hot stud aliens. I'm enjoying her discomfort!

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  7. I'd assumed her romantic interest would be Genrae -- but this snippet makes me rethink that a little.

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  8. Of course, something will go wrong. :) Adren sounds like a hunk, too.

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  9. All of her "visitors" appear to be nice looking men.

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  10. The calm before the storm. You think nothing should go wrong but then it does. lol Sounds like she finds this alien attractive. Is he going to be a love interest? I look forward to reading more to find out.

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  11. Yep, I think something's about to go wrong. Something that will make Hot Alien Guy even more memorable to everyone.

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  12. Never ask what can go wrong. You'll never like the answer.

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