The door slid open and the two guards charged in with their guns raised. “Don’t move!” The stepped out of the doorway and each leveled their gun at Margaret, but she was the picture of serenity while Aldric stood in the middle of the room with his shoulders heaving and his breathing loud. Darkside hired both of the men away from the lunar police years ago. They knew that their first job was to protect the man that paid their … Continue reading
“I’m glad to see you’re people skills are as good as ever,” Margaret said. She turned her back on him and walked to the other side of the small room. She put a little extra sway into her hips in case Aldric watched, but she doubted it would. There was something different about his eyes and she was certain that they no longer followed her ass.
What’s that you say? Part 300 of my 100 Word Challenge? You betcha! While I have fallen far short of my 100 words per day, I’ll still take it as a positive achievement to make it to part 300. Thank you for your support and your comments are appreciated. The hiss of the room’s magnetically sealed doors opening announced the arrival of her lover. Well, one of her lovers, or former lover, or something. Everything had grown so confusing … Continue reading
The floor of the room hummed with a barely perceptible vibration, as if a dozen beehives were hidden beneath it and their occupants were ready to pour into the room and unleash a torrent of tiny stingers upon her vulnerable flesh. Of course there were no bees on the moon and her skin was far from vulnerable.
CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Margaret surveyed her surroundings and laughed to herself. She had been in the visitor room before, but as the host, not the guest and it felt completely different. She knew that she was being monitored, and she suspected that there were armed guards nearby. Aldric had always been a little paranoid, and the new security precautions she had noted in the hall indicated that he had taken it up a notch in her absence. It was not all … Continue reading