I thought I’d start a series for Six Sentence Sunday of the first six lines from the stories I’ve had published this year.
The first is from Ermaline’s Feast. This story received an honorary mention in Five Stop Story’s April Competition
As her wings shifted ever so slightly, the great beast turned, heading for the sun. Ermaline looked down on the people miles below and wondered that something so small and insignificant could be so tasty. Damn shame they fight back, she thought, wincing at the fresh scar on her side that had blistered from the heat of their torches. It was a bad burn, and not for the first time did she wonder why she was not fire proof outside as well as in. But it would heal, and she would be back, these humans were too good to resist.
It was a month before Ermaline had the chance to return to the village.
Want to read more? Check out the rest of the story here – http://www.fivestopstory.com/read/story.php?storyId=2539