Time for another Weekend Writing Warriors snippet. Every Sunday, I join a bunch of writers through a blog hop and post an 8-10 sentence snippet of my current project. You can click on the link to see what everyone else is up to.
Last week, Lotte was as patient as possible against Christoph’s taunts and gestures, but she’s not going to remain patient and passive for much longer.
“Justice for what?” I roared as I turned around to face him.
“No need to shout, dearest,” he said, eyes cold. You betrayed my trust by only courting me because you wanted to destroy me. Now I will watch your own undoing.”
I grabbed his collar and looked him right in the eye staring daggers into his apathetic eyes.
If you really think that about me, I thought as hard as I could, then you don’t know me and you never will. So don’t ever accuse me of destroying anything, when you ruined me first.
My hands shook as I walked directly to my car. After I got in my car and saw that I was finally alone, I cursed to myself, knowing that I could’ve been stronger and not said anything aloud to him. I also realized that I still don’t know what a magic-nixer is—ugh, great.
This will give her something to think about until the next time Christoph decides to show up again. Sort of reminds me of this:
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