The Seventh Sense, Mystics Book # 1

The Seventh Sense, Mystics Book # 1

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Kim Richardson By kimmer3d Updated Aug 25, 2013

Chapter 1


Zoey rounded a corner in the alley, and something moved along the wall in front of her. She could see green and red scales glinting like jewels in the soft light as the head and body of a giant snake crossed the alley behind Poo Ping Palace Thai Cuisine, blocking her way. It had a second head, instead of a tail, and both heads licked the air with their gray forked tongues and spoke together.

"We are not going back. You can't make us. We will rip your heart out if you try, human."

She had no idea what it was talking about. It was the third creature that she had seen today, and the nastiest. Foamy white venomous spit puddled on the ground below its heads.

Zoey swallowed her fear.

"I don't know what you mean," she answered, her voice steady. She measured the alleyway for an escape and made sure no one else was watching her.

"I'm just on my way home," she continued, "and I don't want any trouble, Mr. Snake-or is it Mrs. Snake? I can't really tell since your back...