Welcome back to Weekend Writing Warriors, the blog hop where authors post 8-10 sentences from their current, newly released, or upcoming work in progress. Still going through the first chapter of Storm of the Gods, the first book in my new and upcoming urban fantasy series (which is almost fully edited now, woo hoo!). Last time, Derek was obliterating the dracanae, and now sees the consequences of his action… NOTE: Scene has been creatively edited to fit the sentence limit.
Suddenly, the creature’s smoking, dead body pitched forward. I shoved it off me and breathed deep. Smells of dust, smoke, and blood twisted around me. Adrenaline fuelled my veins. My heart galloped a free, wild beat.
This, this, was what I lived for, what I was good at, what I did to keep––
My eyes snapped open, comprehension slicing through the battle-crazed fog of my thoughts. I turned—
And found the limp form of an eighteen-year old boy lying face first in the dirt just feet away from me.
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