Six Sentences Sunday-2

Last Sunday you read about someone standing ‘in front of the open gate’ at what he thought might be a ‘gated community’. And someone even thought the individual might, repeat might, be the hero.

Today I thought step a little further into the WIP and present another main character or at least a little insight into him.

So here’s my six sentences for this week-

As he watched the video, of his sibling laugh and play on the beach, he saw happiness in the expressions the camera caught. He always knew his twin was happiest when playing on the beach.

Unbeknownst at first, a tear escaped from his eye and trickled down his pasty white cheek. Unthinking, he tried to lift his right hand to wipe it away.

Pain and the remembrance of who’d caused the pain seeped into his mind. A near silent vow of revenge once again fluttered past his lips.

Check back on Tuesday when I’ll have another Emily Dahill vignette for you to hopefully savor and ponder. It’s a little different from previous posts and, sorry, doesn’t include Dakota the wonder collie.

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19 Responses to Six Sentences Sunday-2

  1. Sarah Grimm says:

    Intriguing six! I want to know more.


  2. sassyspeaks says:

    revenge – always good in a story – nice !

  3. “pasty white cheek” Hrm, doesn’t sound quite human. Interesting six

  4. Um, I wonder why you wrote ‘unthinking’. There’s so much about this piece that makes me hunger for more.

  5. Lisa Fox says:

    That is a great six! I can’t wait to see more!

  6. Lauri J Owen says:

    Great six! I’ll be waiting for next week’s post!

  7. Lindsay says:

    Last week and this week I’ve shown you two characters. Are they good or evil? Who knows?
    Next weeks will be even more intriguing.

  8. The pasty white cheek and thoughts of revenge make me lean toward “evil” for this guy. I’ll be interested in seeing how it turns out!

  9. Lindsay says:

    And in all fairness to Ella Drake-she did pick out that the guy standing in front of the gate is one of the main characters

  10. Getting just a mite creepy. I’m suddenly picturing Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.

  11. Cate Masters says:

    Emotion-packed snippet. Sounds like more than his wounds are festering!

  12. Pippa Jay says:

    Oooo, a vow of revenge! 🙂

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