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15 January, 2021

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As she spoke, the stable door swung silently inwards and the noise of the carts increased in volume. A moment later a solid clunk sounded as the door closed and the sounds outside became a muffled, constant irritation.

Is that him? Erl stared at the man in black.

Otta nodded, swallowing hard. She found she was trembling from a mixture of fear and desire. Jas was even more handsome in the flesh than she had imagined. His face was lean and drawn. His black hair curled over the collar of his leather jerkin and he had several days’ growth of stubble on his jaw.

Without a word, Jas walked towards the twins. With the light behind him, he appeared as a threatening shadow. As he drew nearer, Otta could see his cold blue eyes and ice clamped down on her vitals. Erl seemed bewildered.

What does he want?

Me.

Why?

He’s going to kill me.

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Wednesday Words – Chapter Eight

21 May, 2014
The children fell silent and I turned my head to bring them into view. One boy held a sparkling jewel aloft. The girls were silent, covering their mouths with their hands. The other boy’s eyes were wide with fear and he was making motions to hide the stone. Tygar snorted and tossed his mane. I glanced to the east and realised the birds had stopped singing. A wind had risen and was tossing the branches of the trees in the forest. The mist around the mountain had disappeared and something was hurtling towards me. Something huge, something that blurred the air around it. Something dull red with smoke streaming from its nose. Tygar reared up, nearly unseating me. He screamed a challenge to the airborne monster as I grabbed the reins and caught the peeler as it dropped towards the ground. I heard running feet behind me but they were running away from me. I was the Dragon Slayer and I was on my own…
This is an excerpt from Chapter Eight of my novel Dragonscale Leggings
You can read an excerpt from Chapter Nine at a previous Wednesday Words blog.
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© Freya Pickard 2014

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