WeWriWa/Snippet Sunday 09/01/2013 #8sunday #snippetsunday
I’m so tired. My neighbor started blasting his music at midnight, which actually vibrates the walls of my townhouse. I swear. My old neighbor, who liked to host parties on Friday and Saturday nights, was not this loud. Ever. I called in a noise complaint about a half hour later, but the noise didn’t stop until quite recently (It’s 2am now, FYI). Ah, blessed silence. Now I can sleep.
And sorry about not getting to responding to comments from last week yet. I haven’t been on my computer all week. This is actually the first time I’ve touched my computer since last Thursday. I actually have a slew of things I have to tackle. I suspect they’ll just have to wait until tomorrow…
He automatically directed himself at the sob but paused, realizing he would likely only terrify whatever poor creature hid in the dark. He re-sheathed his blade and continued his slow progress toward where he heard the sob. He saw a shadow slip down against a tree and made his way toward it, reaching his hands out placatingly in front of him. “I will not hurt you,” he said, but the startled creature scrambled further into the shadows. “Allow me to help you.”
A sweet, high-pitched voice, that of a young boy, broke the silence of the forest. “Don’t be afraid, Amara.” The shadowed creature — or more like creatures he realized, suspecting this Amara was the young boy’s mother — started to squirm and eventually part of it dislodged and walked out of the shadows, a boy of maybe five. “Hello! My name’s David!”
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