Once again I am offering a piece, contiguous with last week’s, from War’s End. Coralie is mentally linked with her dog, Bounce, who is searching for the others stranded on this strange planet. Last week wound up with a comment that the dog’s vision seemed blurred and colorless to Coralie.
But Bounce’s vision did seem brighter ahead, and when Coralie pivoted in place she could see that it was lighter in one direction–the direction Bounce was heading toward. Then Kelty’s voice rang out again. “Bounce! I can see Bounce!”
The dog hadn’t seen Kelty yet, though she heard him and his scent surrounded her. Coralie urged her to look up at the same time she shouted, “Wave your arms if you can.”
This snippet is part of Six Sentence Sunday, a web ring of authors who post six sentences from something they have written in any stage from first draft to published. This one is part of a trilogy in the polishing stage. To find other snippets, click on the logo below.