Sixth entry for the #8sunday Weekend Writing Warriors blog hop –
The jackal’s skin was twitching and I braced for his shift. Instead, he merely snapped at the air, golden eyes bulging as he lunged straight at me. “Death to the tiger!”
I waited until he was nearly upon me then sidestepped, twisting as I clamped my hand on his leg and wrenched it at the same time I drove him to the floor. Devin let out a high-pitched yelp as his leg broke. He would heal within the day. Flipping him onto his back, I grabbed his throat, pinning him down. “Who recruited you?
The above is an excerpt from my WIP novella, Tiger’s Paw, the prequel to The Therian Way, my urban fantasy series. This time it ends in the middle of another speech, which is why I don’t have a closing quotation mark. This entry is a direct continuation from last week’s, which you can read here.
Tiger’s Paw excerpt (c) Kimberly A. Rogers and kimberlyrogerscfwriter.wordpress.com blog.