Avalanche – Snippet 59

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Avalanche – Snippet 59 They were going to come after him with everything they had, and he would let them.  He would play the part, he would wring his hands and plead and in dark, public moments he...

Avalanche – Snippet 58

Avalanche – Snippet 58 I have learned that it is very difficult to watch one’s friends suffer when there is little to nothing one can (or is allowed to) do to help them.  And of course, I was handicapped by the fact that I could not reach into the world...

Avalanche – Snippet 57

Avalanche – Snippet 57 Perhaps some people had forgotten Verdigris.  But I had not.  After all, I could not forget.  And he had most certainly not forgotten about us.  A good thing that Khanjar was our ally, then, and that I was always, always watching. ...

Avalanche – Snippet 56

Avalanche – Snippet 56 It slammed into him, between his shoulders, and drove him skidding face-first along the turf for a good ten yards.  He came to a full stop, his face dug right into the soft earth, a disgusting grey-brown ooze coating his back.  It was an...

Avalanche – Snippet 55

Avalanche – Snippet 55 He milked that for all it was worth, of course.  For now, Red was playing with them.  When one did brace himself to attack, the others would circle about, hoping to spot an opening, waiting for a chance to dart in unexpectedly.  This...

Avalanche – Snippet 54

Avalanche – Snippet 54 I looked at my watch.  It was almost go-time.  And I scrubbed at my eyes with the back of my hand as tears filled them, and my throat closed, because of what was coming.  This…I couldn’t face this.  Not again. “I...