#WIPJoy Someone Needs a Hug

Phoenix Element: Reality Break is my latest work in progress (WIP). During the month of July, I’ll be giving a sneak peek into Reality Break.

(The words below are from a work in progress from the first draft of Reality Break.)

After the following events, Kasiff could really use a hug:

Kasiff begins to stumble his words. I reposition the book as best as I can. His faces twitches with worry.

A loud explosion causes me to drop the book. I quickly pick it up with my right hand. The page is lost to me.

Kasiff continues to chant, unknowing that I dropped the book.

The chant breaks. “You have to get out of here.”

I can read it on his face. Kasiff can’t save the planet.

****

I grab onto Kasiff’s shoulder and I shake him out of his trance. The cracks on his body are slowly closing. A few close and appear to have never been there to begin with. A blue hue remains on his skin. His eyes twinkle with golden specks and his own tears.

“Save the next one,” I tell him. With my hand still on his shoulder, I guide Kasiff through the portal.

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Jennifer is a geek at heart. She works as a cook at a high end casino while trying to get her writing career off the ground. Jennifer has been writing off and on since the 5th grade. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys playing video games, reading, playing D&D, and listening to music.

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