Welcome to my weekly snippet of Eternity's Price. Today's snippet is the next night after last week's. Eli arrives home from a council meeting that ran shorter than expected and plans on simply enjoying a rare evening free by sitting and watching the news. Unfortunately, the top story of the evening is pretty much directed at him. This week's 8 sentences are his reaction to it.
His hand clenched around the wineglass, shattering it. As the blood ran down his arm, he didn't know how much was his drink, and how much was his own - nor did he care. He just sat there staring at the screen, trying to process. Esther... dead? There had to be some mistake; there had to be... His phone rang, making him jump. He started shaking as he looked at the number. There could be only one reason that Jane would be calling him.
I hope you'll forgive my creative punctuation. There really wasn't a good stopping point in there, anywhere. Poor Eli. He's going to be one very messed up vampire for a while. I hope you enjoyed my little snippet, and don't forget to check out all the other great writers over at www.wewriwa.com
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