Melanie passed the “Peep Show Challenge” over to me earlier this morning, and it sounds like a blast!
Here are the rules:
- Go to the 77th page of your work-in-progress.
- Count down 7 lines.
- Share the 7 lines that follow.
So here we go!
It turns out that my 7 lines are all dialogue. Speaker 1 is a master necromancer…speaker 2 is a new initiate. They recently met under rather bizarre circumstances, and they’re having…a difficult time getting along. [I apologize for the extra spacing between dialog lines. I’m fighting with formatting in my text editor.]
So here it is…a brief look into Necromancer Awakening, my bestselling debut fantasy novel.
“You’re a fighter, I’ll give you that.. Few would speak to me as you do. You remind me of my brother.”
“See, I’m not all that bad.”
“The difference, boy, is that my brother has the power to get himself out of the trouble his mouth causes.”
“You are either brave beyond justification, or ignorant beyond explanation. Perhaps both…time will tell. For now, keep walking.”
And now to pass the torch!
Looking forward to seeing what you all are up to! 😉
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Nat Russo is the Amazon #1 Bestselling Fantasy author of Necromancer Awakening and Necromancer Falling.
Nat was born in New York, raised in Arizona, and has lived just about everywhere in-between. He’s gone from pizza maker, to radio DJ, to Catholic seminarian (in a Benedictine monastery, of all places), to police officer, to software engineer. His career has taken him from central Texas to central Germany, where he worked as a defense contractor for Northrop Grumman. He's spent most of his adult life developing software, playing video games, running a Cub Scout den, gaining/losing weight, and listening to every kind of music under the sun.
Along the way he managed to earn a degree in Philosophy and a black belt in Tang Soo Do.
He currently makes his home in central Texas with his wife, teenager, mischievous beagle, and goofy boxador.