Friday, 15 March 2013

SFFSat - March 16


Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday (SFFSat) is a place where a bunch of us post snippets from our written works and also shoot the breeze a little. And before I get ahead of myself, thanks and appreciation as always to those who stop by and leave fantastic comments.

Last Jax Marlin snippet for a little whiles. Time to move onto other tales...

Yet another novella was released Friday (available at Amazon).

THE NECROMANCER OF THE AVON - Special Inspector Michael Pedroni finds himself on board a derelict battlecruiser, the Avon, attempting to solve the mystery of a gruesome massacre. The vigilante, Jax Marlin, appears with a clear idea of who has committed the crime, the infamous Necromancer Killer. In an unexpected twist, the inspector and the vigilante form a truce and work together to capture their prey...(I know, shocking, right!)


In this scene, Pedroni and Jax are on board a Marine vessel, discussing the Necromancer and before they declare a truce. Pedroni opens this scene...

            “You’d prefer to stew in the ship’s brig until the investigation is over? It could take days—weeks.”

She let out a soft chuckle, her breath nudging his face. “You actually believe you can make me stew…in a brig?”
“I’ve seen the brig—it’s solid and secure. You won’t be able to escape.”
“You have to catch me first.”
“I will catch you.”
She smiled, not quite a dare, but close enough. “So why haven’t you?”

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18 comments:

  1. Ah, always a sly and flirtatious one, that Jax...good snippet. :-)

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  2. If he's smart, he'll lock himself in the brig with her (at least for an afternoon). I'm just sayin...

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    1. Or snag an opportunity in a crawlspace... What? I didn't say anything? ;P

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  3. Wait, is that a challenge I hear, Jax? *nods* I thought so. Good for you!

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  4. Their banter is ridiculously fun to read. Her mix of challenge and flirtation is perfect. Or rather your mix for her....you know.

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  5. Great dialogue and pacing with these two and you use some great verbs, her breath "nudging" his face.

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  6. I love these two! So much chemistry. I bet Pedroni *hates* that!

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    1. Thanks!! Yeh, Pedroni's in a pickle alright!

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  7. She's positively challenging him to cooperate.

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  8. "So why haven't you?" -A just question. This is really great dialog!

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  9. *chuckle* Oh, so flirtatious. I've been warned about those types of girls, lol. Good snippet!

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    1. Thanks!! Yep, she's quite a handful!

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