Sunday, April 17, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday - Episode Seven

Continuing from last week...

Lilly has just almost fainted (or something) as she scrutinizes Lewis Hunter in the butcher shop. He laughs when she tells him she's a vegetarian - a private joke? Remember, he likes his own meat almost raw...

She worried at her bottom lip, an endearing and surprisingly sexy tick. “That's not why I felt ill, though.”

Still staring at me with flinty eyes, she stood, her legs unfolding like snow-bent trees after a thaw; gracefully, slowly, as if she expected them to buckle again under some invisible weight that only I could see.

This was not good.

When she was being whisked away on the stretcher, she had met my eyes - called me her angel.

Had she been lucid?
Happy Sunday!

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  1. i really like this! i'm soooooooo intrigued by what's going on. can't wait to read more!

  2. Great description here - love the snow bent trees!

  3. Lovely snippet, love your description.

  4. So much going on here. I'm intrigued.

  5. I like "unfolding like snow-bent trees..." I stopped there to picture the event and connected with her description. Wonderful!

  6. So intrigued by this story! I want to read more.

  7. Fabulous description. I really like this POV, too. Thanks for sharing this intriguing story with us.

  8. Wonderful six again. Want to read more.