Weekend Warriors 6

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My sixth 8 sentence installment, well nine in this case, but I’m counting the dialogue as one because this snippet needs the last sentence. So, this is from my WIP, very early in the budding relationship between my two main characters. Hope you enjoy.

Just when she was thinking he might be…safe…he reached forward and dipped his finger in the blood and lifted it to his mouth. Her gut rolled when his tongue darted out and he tasted it. His jaw clenched and a subtle shudder ran through his body. Her panic was almost instantaneous and it was all she could do not to take a step away from him. Hell she wanted to run as fast and as far as she could. She forced herself to stand still, to not react to the fear hammering through her body.

“It’s human,” he said.

“Oh.” What was she supposed to say? Thanks for the info, dude, but could have lived without the visuals?

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12 thoughts on “Weekend Warriors 6

  1. Marcia says:

    Lol! That’s a great way to end this! I definitely feel her fear all through this piece. Nice job!

  2. Sarah Cass says:

    Oh wow…dude, I could have done without the visuals too…still, I loved the 8. Really loved it!

  3. Very intriguing snippet – so well done! I could sure see it!

  4. Millie Burns says:

    Yikes. Just when you thought he was safe…great visual in these eight!

  5. I once used tasting blood as a fast way of typing it.

  6. Wow, that’s a way to verify thing, disgusting!

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