[He leaned forward once more on his elbows, and his right eyebrow raised ever so slightly. The hairs of his brow near the bridge of his nose stuck up straight, while the rest of them followed a consistent pattern toward his ear. They looked like a few rebellious soldiers in an otherwise cohesive military unit, breaking formation as they marched off into battle. I wanted to punish them and smooth those hairs down with my finger.
Or with my lips...]
- excerpt from "The Best Medicine"
[I released the charge of energy from my palm and felt it fire into the standing water that filled the arena grounds. The pulse crackled from my fingers and scattered across the floor, illuminating the battlefield with a blinding light. The sudden brightness forced me to shut my eyes, and I heard a scream as my arm went numb and gave out. I fell from my handstand with a large splash.
...Did it work?"]
- excerpt from "Charge Toward Victory"
[I looked to the other two in our party. Raven, our hunter, was silently drawing an arrow into the string of her bow, while Thresh, her wolfen companion, followed closely at her side. He bared his teeth, and the fur along his back stood upright in anticipation, paws scraping gently against the cement. Kleev, our rogue, had fingers curled over the hilts of his daggers at either side of his hips. His posture was tense, and he took every step with calculated vigilance. I gripped at my staff with both hands and took a silent gulp. We didn't know what was coming, but it was sure to appear soon.]
- excerpt from "Into the Belly of the Beast"
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Here is a collection of my various one-shots and short stories compiled together in one place. Ranging from romance to horror, short to long, you'll be sure to find something that you like! Take some time, and prepare to be launched into a new adventure with each entry! :^)