I am back again with the second teaser plus Reaper's Trailer. I had so much fun working on it. Enjoy!!!
Grim studies me, the
silence stretching. Out of nowhere, a wintry breeze sweeps and twirls around my
feet, lifting dry grass and leaves from the ground like a baby hurricane. Rubbing
my arms at the sudden chill, I scuttle backward, as he glides forward, graceful
and frightening. Any traces of cheerfulness evaporate, as his eye burns holes
into me. “Normal life? Nothing about this is normal, Novice. I’m Death, not a genie. I don’t go granting wishes
unless absolutely necessary.” He levels his face to mine. “You do remember your
family’s souls, don’t you?”
My family’s souls? He’s
still holding onto them? My legs struggle to hold me up. “I thought—I—” I pull
in a shaky breath. “You don’t need my family’s souls. You have mine.”
Reaper's Novice releases in ten days. Yay! I'm really excited about this. As per the post heading -- I am a true ABBA fan-- I will be sharing with you ten teasers until the release day.
half-walk, half-stumble towards the car. Out of nowhere, a hand grabs my upper
arm, pulling me back, speaking words my mind cannot process. I don’t bother to
look, just yank my arm back, my feet thrusting me forward. Something crunches
under my ballet flats, and I glance down. Completely shocked to inactivity, my
lungs shut down, and I drop to my knees, dizzy at my discovery. I barely
register my rucksack slipping off my shoulders.As if disconnected
from my body, my trembling fingers stretch out to pick up the white rectangular
metal plate with familiar numbers on it.