Last week I talked about Amenti being re-released in its second Edition form.
Today I am giving you a sneak peek, in the form of the first chapter.
The water moved like it had a mind.
With a cruel purpose, it sliced its way through the darkness. No matter how fast Bobtail ran, the water was faster. It reached him in moments and swallowed the little cat with ease. Bobtail’s already aching chest burned with the need to breathe. The water squeezed him tight, forcing him to open his jaws, gasping for air, but there was only water. Bobtail fought the tide, knowing he could not win. Darkness swallowed him.
He woke from the nightmare gasping for breath, his fur standing on end and his claws digging into the soft seat of the car. The stink of car exhaust, sweat and rest stop food turned his already tense stomach. He looked around rapidly, his whiskers twitching. The car bounced over a pothole; he leapt to his paws and stumbled into a half full box.
“Hey buddy, calm down. It was just a bump.” A large human hand rubbed over his ears, pushing his fur into his eyes. His panic eased. Bobtail looked up at his human and clambered out of the box. He mewled, embarrassed by his fear at the nightmare.Continue reading “Amenti Chapter One”