Whee, authors are tagging each other to post 7 lines from page 77 of our latest book or current manuscript, starting after the 7th sentence. I’ve been tagged by Laurie London, so here’s my excerpt from DEVIL’S GATE, my third novella in the Elder Races series, which I am just finishing tonight and should be available in late June/early July.
“She made no secret of how she loathed our lord, and now she has brought another of her kind who is even more poisonous.” He and his companion drew their swords as well, and the sound of the long scrape of metal ran down Seremela’s spine.
Do they not comprehend that you have a gun trained on them? Seremela said incredulously in Duncan’s head.
Xanthe lunged, the others stepped to meet her and the clash of steel rang out.
I can’t use it and they know it, said Duncan. The gunshot would draw too much attention. The sound of the swordfight is bad enough.
If they haven’t been tagged yet, I’m tagging: