Weekend Writing Warriors 6/22/14 #WeWriMa

This month I’m sharing stories from my paranormal/horror universe. Today I’m continuing with the one from the last couple weeks, with Sara from “Tim and Sara” and Alec from “The Kindness of Strangers.” Schizophrenic Sara has met not-quite-human Alec and fallen in love with him. In this scene, she’s taking him home to meet her twin brother.

Sara sat on the couch next to Alec, staring up at him like a dog at its master. I’d never seen her like this, and I didn’t like it.


“So, Alec, what do you do for a living?”


“He travels,” said Sara.


“I asked him.”


“I travel.”


His voice was low, seductive, mocking me. I could see immediately how this would appeal to someone like my sister, and my dislike for him grew into hate.

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  1. Twin brother attempts to protect sister and fireworks may be in the near future. Scary eight with so much tension waiting to explode.

  2. Ooh, intriguing indeed. Alec worries me too, at least at this point. Really a fascinating excerpt, great 8!

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