Saturday, January 30, 2016

Ocean Depths - Snippet from #ScienceFiction #Romance Grand Master's Mate for #WeWriWa

Welcome to another Sunday with Weekend Writing Warriors. Here, writers in different genres showcase their stories with 8-10 sentences. Join the fun and read our snippets.

Today, I’m continuing the scene on the ocean planet from my new release Grand Master’s Mate. Their adventures on this planet continue for several chapters and they discover the surface of the ocean holds more perils than the deeps. In the next few weeks, I’ll move on to give you glimpses into my WIP.
You can read last week’s snippet here –

The eels dived towards the seabed. Athanor followed, towing Violet by the hand. The agonized shrieks of dying eels clawed into her sensitive mind; cringing, she blocked out their torments.
Lights flickered from the bottomlands. The clustered conical shells of the eels’ submarine city lay smashed and broken. Rumbling threats, amoeboids oozed through gaps in the broken cones of the eels’ houses. All sizes of amoeboids, from scarcely visible dots to giants as large as Callama, nibbled at the dead bodies of the eels.
Stand back!” Athanor gave a mental shout. Violet transmitted his warning and the eels undulated away.

Grand Master's Mate

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Grand Master's Pawn

Book 1 in the Trilogy, Grand Master’s Pawn, is 99c:  

As always, your comments are welcome. Please return to to sample the works of the other writers. 


  1. I've never rooted for eels before. Your story is a first for me!

  2. You always get the conflict down at a vicerial level Aurora. Go Eels!

  3. You always get the conflict down at a vicerial level Aurora. Go Eels!

  4. Just an exciting piece of the story here! You've got great worldbuilding going on. I definitely want to know what comes next.

  5. How awful it must be when you can hear EVERYTHING. Great visual of the carnage of battle.

    1. She can't hear everything, but she is an empath.
      This section is beauty followed by carnage, and repeat.

  6. Nice and different world-building. So much SF deals with space--refreshing to the see the "underworld."

  7. Such an unusual story going on, really enjoyed the imaginative nature of it all. GREAT snippet!

  8. Oh, that sounds very tragic. I hope Anthanor and Violet are able to help. Well done!

  9. Oh, looks like Athanor is about to take care of business! Good snippet, Aurora. :-)

  10. You have created such an interesting world and brought it to life with beautiful description. Really enjoyed reading.

  11. As gorgeously visual as always. :)