Sunday, February 26, 2012

Shadows In A Timeless Myth Presents Six Sentence Sunday Excerpt Three

Shadows In A Timeless Myth
Six Sentence Sunday Excerpt 

Altharthan's calloused hand pressed a spray of bruises deep into the flesh of AraBestla's right arm, and her eyes burned with a hatred that managed to chill even the depths of his black-hearted soul.
And if, despite all I can do, she dies still?”
His dark eyes cast nervously over to the massively posted bed of ebony, the trapping of a king, hung like a sultan's tent with embroidered silk drapery. A woman—always pale and wane, but now even more so—lay upon the bed, racked with deep pain, miserably bloated with a large child who would not come of its own will. She bled, and burned with fever. Yet too, she shivered with a bone-chilling cold that defeated even the searing heat of the copper brazier near her bedside, and the heaping mantle of rich furs that embraced her.

Shadows In A Timeless Myth Excerpt
Teresa Thomas Bohannon
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Smiles & Good Fortune, 
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one’s dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Of Human Bondage, 1915

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