OK, I've been absent all of April while I had to focus on the A to Z Blogging challenge on my other blog, but I am back with an excerpt from one of seven short stories I have committed to finishing and finding homes for!
Annael's flawless face turned towards him, tear-stained and broken. In the unplumbed depths of her eyes, he saw that she knew. Like him, she was helpless as a leaf in a waterfall. Like him, she was a victim of the magical curse; the ardesco, an obsessive compulsion to love to which any Ishafal or demon might succumb. ‘You must.’ Her voice cracked; one discordant note in a perfect symphony.
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