Six Sentence Sunday

This Sunday’s excerpt is from an SFR  WIP set in the same universe as my recently published WRECK of the NEBULA DREAM. Andrianda (Andi) Markriss, a planetary representative for Loxton Galactic Trading, has been spending a lazy summer with her best friend in the highly exclusive summer compound of the planet Zulaire’s ruling nobility, networking. On a day when a number of strange  and disturbing things have already happened, Captain Tom Deverane, Sectors Special Forces, unexpectedly shows up with a troop of soldiers and demands she leave with him. Immediately.

Andi doesn’t take this very well….

“I can’t ride off with you on literally a moment’s notice. And why is your Sector Command issuing orders concerning me anyway?”

The captain got up from his chair in one smooth motion, like a great cat uncurling, paced to the fireplace and back, then half sat on the edge of a sturdy table.

I bet he’s a person in constant motion – discussing anything in patient detail doesn’t appear to be his style. Well, I’m not one of his soldiers and I don’t take orders from him, so he had better explain himself.

Standing again, he drew himself up to his full height, at least a foot taller than Andi, and glared at her, “In case you haven’t heard, this entire planet is about to be embroiled in a devastating war.”

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14 comments on “Six Sentence Sunday

  1. Andi is a tough one and will prove to be quite challenging for your Captain. Love it! The last sentence is an explosive new detail to story. Great six!!

  2. Thank you very much for the comments! Yes they do start off butting heads more than a little, LOL. I’m hoping to sub this book in the VERY near future so all feedback very welcome as always 🙂

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