For Tourist Trap I’m going to do something a little different in that the next three blogs will be contiguous. Note that Roi, the “he” of the snippet is feeling what is happening to Amber, many miles away. And Tourist Trap is now live on the iUniverse website.

He was cold, and aching in every muscle and far too many bones, including his head ….

No. Not his head, Amber’s. His head merely ached from the aftereffect of the stun field. Hers had discrete knots of pain, including what felt like the whole left side of her jaw, and water rippled icily over her outstretched legs. She wasn’t dead, not yet, but if he couldn’t urge her to her feet and find something to build a fire, she’d be dead of hypothermia by morning.

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