WeWriWa/Snippet Sunday 02/02/2014 #8sunday #snippetsunday
And… I made a new cover. What do you think? I had just learned how to make glowing eyes and I wanted to play. Plus, I wasn’t happy with the color contrast on the old cover…
I think my recent series of snow days might have influenced the design…
I had been gritting back pain ever since dismounting from the horse in the market. I’d chosen not to look at the soles of my feet but knew they were pretty bad from my run several days previous. It took everything I had not to wince every time I put my foot down, but I refused to let anyone see my weaknesses. Stepping on the smooth marble of the steps leading to the castle was a breath of fresh air. I nearly sighed as my foot touched the cool, soothing stone.
But even with the relief the stone gave, reaching the large wooden doors seemed like a monumental accomplishment. Pain, exhaustion from travel, and muscle atrophy all conspired against me as I set my sights on the ornately carved doors. The knight grabbed my elbow to help me up and, for the first time, I didn’t protest, even if I did cringe.
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