They betrayed her. She had thought they were all her friends, but they betrayed her. Every. Last. One.
It began with the sun, which had initiated its downward descent over the western edge of the island. When she had risen from her daily slumber, the sun was shining brightly. That great orange ball of gas so far away spoke cheerfully to her. The sun beckoned her to rise and stretch; to glorify a beautiful day coming to an end. That sinister sun had also enlisted the help of a cool wind that found its way into her sleeping quarters. She took a deep breath of the fresh air, and even the crispness of the troposphere would prove to be a deceitful trick. An unexpected chill had arrived at the beginning of dusk, which was another betrayal she would have never expected. The coming seasonal transition always brought her nothing but joy and serenity. But today, those soft fingertips of fall would turn into sharp nails digging in her back.Had she woke up and the sun been unforgivingly bright and intense, she may have abandoned her decision to make it a day for fishing and hunting. Or even if the sun had been less intense, perhaps the sky filled with clouds, she may have slept through until night. If the sky had gathered great rain storms"
This is from the paperback version, so it's even shorter than the Kindle version. As promised, here is another picture of the beautiful city of Savannah. And don't forget to follow my other blog over at jzimmerman324.weebly.com! Have a great Thursday y'all!
|Love this house and the vine facade.|