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Sunday, 16 May 2021

A moment was all Meliboeus needed. The Last Dragon on Weekend Writing Warriors #WeWrWa #8Sunday #medieval #fantasy #romance


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This week's 8-10 sentences are from my medieval fantasy romance – The Last Dragon

Scene set – Derry is relaxing under a tree after healing the ancient, who has returned to their cottage. Meliboeus Rith is the richest man in town.

 

Derry stared at the light patterns in the tree until a dark shadow alarmed her. She sat upright. Meliboeus Rith eclipsed the light and stood near her feet.

“Fair Derry. As I long to see ye. On yer back. Yer legs spread.” He licked his lips as he leered at her.

She turned to push up to stand but twisted her skirt then stepped on it, freezing in her movement.

A moment was all Meliboeus needed.

 


Blurb and Buy Links

What do dragons, knights and romance have in common? Grab a copy of multi-published author Daryl Devore’s medieval fantasy romance – The Last Dragon and discover the answer.

A sorcerer craving dominance merged with a dragon, the power overwhelmed him causing him to split into three dragons. Demora ruled thought, but was lost in time. Yidithe offered protection, shining like the light of the sun. Ayrradex craved chaos, revelling in destroying souls.

Many knights died, attempting to slay the devil beast. One knight, Prince Hawkyns, did not fear death. He’d lost everything. Away on a mission when Ayrradex attacked his fathers kingdom, Penrythe, Hawkyns returned to find his noble father – feeble and defeated. His wise mother – crazed. His beautiful wife and unborn child - dead. Only a pile of ashes remained for him to bury. He knelt before his King and vowed to slay the devil-beast or be slain.

Derry was born with powers that terrified her parents. They delivered her to a nunnery to be raised in secret. Jathe, a wise sorceress, discovered the young girl and trained her to one day use the secret hidden in her soul.

Legends spoken around campfires hinted the sole way to destroy Ayrradex was when the hearts of a knight and a golden dragon became one. But after a vicious battle with Ayrradex, the golden dragon was thought to be dead.

Can Prince Hawkyns’s bravery and Derry’s powers end the reign of the devil-beast’s terror?

 

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13 comments:

  1. Uh oh! Who will come to offer Derry help from that horrible man?

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  2. My internet is wonky today. It has been out for 45 minutes already once today. So I may or may not get back to you.

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  3. Hear you on the Internet temper tantrums. Geez. Way to leave us hanging with breath suspended.

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  4. Oh dear, bad time to trip over her skirt! Tense snippet!

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  5. Oh no! Looks like this could go from bad to way worse! Good snippet, Daryl!

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  6. Upon such small matters as stepping on a skirt hem do important matters hinge.

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  7. She strikes me as a strong woman. I hope she curses him.

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  8. I hope the hero appears at this opportune moment! Or she curses him like someone suggested above. I'm surprised she hasn't already!

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