Thursday, November 5, 2015

Snippet: Strong Enough to Wake the Dead

     “Don’t worry.  This won’t hurt you,” the little girl said majestically.  She wiped the leaf on his lips.

       Detlef sucked in a breath as his eyes started to water.  “Won’t hurt?  It burns like pepper on an open wound.”

     She scrunched her face and peered up at him hopefully.  “Won’t hurt…much?”

     He laughed.  “Whoo-eee.”  And blinked the tears away.  "I'll be reluctant to try your cooking when you grow up."


  1. Aww! This is really adorable!! I think I'm going to love these two!

  2. So intriguing!! I like it! Is this from one of your Sleeping Beauty retellings?