Saturday, July 23, 2016

He's dangerous! Snippet from Starrella Falls for #WeWriWa #Superheroes Adventure & #Romance

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 from my new release (on July 26th) Starrella Falls, Book 2 in the Secret Supers. You can read the first chapters HERE

Background: Toby and Estelle are having dinner in their first real date for several weeks, when Estelle recognizes a man who walks into the pub. You can read last weeks’ snippet here: http://auroraspringer.blogspot.com/2016/07/who-came-in-snippet-from-starrella.html
The final sentence was: “Who?” Toby mumbled through a mouthful of fries.
(Forgive my creative punctuation to fit the sentence limits.)

She hissed in his ear, “I think it’s Croaker in disguise; imagine him with a beard.”
“Blast, he’s seen my photo from those kidnappers.” Toby swallowed his fries too fast, and smothered a cough with his hand. Examining his half empty glass of beer, he looked around as if in search of the waitress with a refill. “Reckon you’re right,” he whispered. “He’s seen us. Watch out; Croaker’s dangerous. Uses poison darts.”
Squeezing his fingers, Estelle hissed, “Okay. What’ll we do?”

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36 comments:

  1. I'm not liking the description of this man. I hope they can get away. Great snippet.

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  2. Not someone you want to turn your back on. Yikes.

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  3. They're in a tough spot. Guess it's time to see how well they work together. Good snippet, Aurora, and good luck with your release. :)

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  4. Eek - poison darts. interesting snippet.

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  5. One suggestion for them: duck the darts!

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    1. With superspeed? It's not one of their superpowers.

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  6. Yikes! I don't think choking on fries helped with keeping a low profile. I'd be running out of there before he gets any closer.

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    1. It was too late anyway. He may be reluctant to throw darts in a crowded bar.

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  7. Poison darts got my attention. Time to move on, I'd say.

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  8. With a name like Croaker, and carrying poison darts, he doesn't sound like someone you'd want to get close to!

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  9. They need to be getting out of Dodge!

    ~Joyce Scarbrough

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  10. Tense situation! I like the way they're functioning as a team, enjoyed the snippet.

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    1. Yes, by this stage in the book they are working together.

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  11. Just hearing the word Croaker makes me shudder a bit. Hope they can stay out of trouble for a little while!

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  12. The name Croaker makes me think he looks like a frog. (I'm weird, I know.) Anyhow, dangerous or not, hopefully he's not foolish enough to kill them in a public place full of witnesses.

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    1. I agree. Actually Croaker is a corruption of his alien name.

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  13. Oh dear, this seems ominous - particularly the poison darts bit! Great snippet!

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  14. "Croaker." That is outstanding--using that name for a ruthless killer!

    I guess they'd better get going. I'd think the only defense against poison darts is to be out of range. :-)

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  15. Poison darts--often rendered so from poison frogs, by a guy named Croaker, gotcha. Love it! Great snippet!

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    1. Oh - good one! I didn't even make that connection.

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  16. Wow, poison darts, I wonder how he would pull that off at the restaurant though, I would think they are safe until them have to leave the place.

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  17. If I was them, and this Croaker had any brains, they would just stay put in public where he couldn't make a scene without drawing attention quick. Then again, I don't know what Croaker's abilities are... Interesting name, by the way. Makes me think he has a deep gravely voice or a mushed face or a bunch of warts. LOL. I'd say the use of poison darts nails home how bad this guy might be though, and I love the way Toby examines his drink as a cover.

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    1. They want to remove Croaker without anyone else getting hurt.

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