I’m sure most of you have seen the 7-7-7 meme going around Facebook. I got tagged and thought I’d share those 7 lines here. So it’s a Six Sentence Sunday Plus One. This is from my current WIP, A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER. Queen Maeve is speaking with the black dragon, Nero. Ital indicates the dragon’s speech.
I did as I was commanded. You have my apologies, my queen.
Dragons were not fickle. They chose their rider and never wavered from that choice until one of them severed the link. That rarely happened. There were exceptions, though—like when Maeve put them into shadow to hide them from the hunters who were so desperate to kill them. Now it appeared Nero had chosen her. She placed her palm on his nose, the scales cool to the touch.
You are hunted by the Goddess of War, aye?