Saturday, April 16, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday: Sahmara's Sunset 3

In today's excerpt of Sahmara's Sunset, we learn that the goddess is not as benevolent and loving as the priests of Sahmara's childhood had taught.

Sahmara jerked her hand back, but the old woman held on with surprising strength.

She slid the tip of the knife against Sahmara’s finger.
Sahmara watched in horror as Reva thrust the bloody finger into her mouth and sucked at it ravenously. Her shock wore off a second later and she managed to yank her finger back from the wet, toothless maw.

Reva lapped a drop of blood from her chin with her long, red tongue. “Eager enough for my help, but so reluctant to pay?


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13 comments:

  1. Vivid scene! I love "wet, toothless maw." That conjures up quite an image.

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  2. Wow, great teaser. Now I want more. :)

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  3. That is a killer ending sentence! What a hook to the next passage. Well done!

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  4. Eeek! No more prayers for that one! Good six!

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  5. Creepy! Very well done. Excellent scene.

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  6. Love the description you created

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  7. Eeeeeeeww! I wouldn't want to pay either! :-P

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  8. Oh, wow! Great imagery and totally creepy! Wonderful!

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