Because the fourth chapter In Pain and Blood is already on Patreon and will be here next Sunday, I’ll be giving Tracker’s situation in the tavern a little break.
Instead, my fellow Weekend Writing Warriors, I’m going back to before Dylan leaves his home, an act that demands he wins the brawl…
Blurb: When a routine inspection goes awry, Dylan is left unleashed and alone. Afraid he’ll become prey for the King’s Hounds, he struggles to make his way back to the only safety he’s ever known. Or is it?
Shit. Of course they’d turn on him, he was the late addition. If Sophie’s feelings on his inclusion were an indication of how the others felt, then they saw him as the special one whom the overseers decided didn’t need to fight in the bouts to prove himself. That joining so late hadn’t been his idea was a moot point.
He took in his opponents’ positions. One on either flank, three spread out along the fore. As long as they remained were they stood, he’d the strength to repel an attack. “Well?” he roared. “Come on, then!”
A bevy of fire, ice and lightning filled the air.
If you want to read more, the chapters are currently being posted here every second Sunday of the month, apart from the steamier chapters. The first four chapters are already on Patreon, with the fourth due on this blog next Sunday.