It’s time for Weekend Writing Warriors! Every Sunday, a bunch of writers post 8-10-sentence snippets from their WIPs on their blogs. There’s a lot of reading, commenting and great writing. Click on the link to see the full list.
Barreling forward through Rise of the Storm here. By the time Braeden and Teodora have reached her capital, it’s besieged by a force that’s too big to take on with the numbers they have. Teodora lobbies a fellow ruler for help, but while she waits, she has a job for Braeden. She wants to send him to the besiegers home territory so he can destroy his supporter’s estates. Not Braeden’s favorite kind of work.
“I’m not asking you to kill peasants and townspeople, although if they get in your way, no one will fault you,” Teodora said.
“Most will die if their homes and crops are destroyed,” Braeden ventured.
“Not my concern.” She shrugged. “The aristocracy is responsible for its actions and the people on their lands should hold them accountable.” She sat up and looked straight at him. “You don’t believe me, but I’m well acquainted with your type, Terris. Once, I was like you, and had definite ideas about how good soldiers behave. I don’t have the luxury of those ideas anymore.”
I think there’s a slight possibility that Teodora is in fact a human being, but don’t hold your breath.
Previous snippets are here.
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This is another group effort, but this time, all of the books are Sci-Fi or Fantasy. Forty-one books, Rise of the Storm included, are 99 cents over the weekend. There are also four box sets for only 99 cents. I don’t know about you, but I think I’ll be buying a few books I don’t have time to read!
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