April 4, 2012

excerpt: children of the gods

Excerpt from Children of the Gods by Monica Millard:

Griff knelt over me pulling the straps free that would hold my hands. He looked deep into my eyes and he seemed to be pleading. It was too tender a look for such a heavy thing he was silently asking of me. He wanted me to go down without a fight.

The Sari brushed Griff aside. He leaned over me, running his hands across my stomach as he reached for a strap. I had to give him credit. I was feeling no fear now.

He was not fast enough as I brought my legs up wrapping them like snakes around his neck. He stared at me with oddly calm eyes just before I slammed his head down, hard. The impact vibrated through the table.

Griff was on me immediately, knocking the air from my lungs, but my grip held. Griff pried my legs free and the Sari dropped to his butt on the floor, gasping. The Luna, who was fully strapped down, looked on in horror.

“I think I ripped your pretty dress.” Her eyes flicked from me to the Sari, but she appeared too stunned to speak.

The Sari laughed which made my blood boil.

“I like this one. She is feisty. Pity we could not keep her as a pet.” He wiped the blood from his lips and got to his feet. “Maybe you should finish, Griff.”

“Yes, sir.”

Griff was leaning over me, quickly blocking my view of the Sari.

“You have not done yourself any favors in this.”

His sad eyes made me feel weak, and my chest began to ache where he came down on me. I could feel the places his hands had been to free the Sari. At least it would not be me to suffer those aches once the anger wore off.

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About the Author
Monica was born and raised in Alaska. She doesn’t own a dog sled team, but has worked in a place where there are buildings with caged exterior doors to keep employees from being eaten by polar bears.
She lives in Wasilla, Alaska with all her critters, some four legged and others that stand on two. She writes Science fiction, fantasy, and Paranormal for young adults. 
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Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Children-Gods-Chosen-Novel-ebook/dp/B006PZFWQ6/ref=pd_rhf_gw_p_t_1

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