SFFSat – A Spectral Encounter

Switching gears this week, our new snippet comes from Crossroads of Frozen Eternity, the second book of the Mystic Island Trilogy.

Her gaze snapped upward. Her breath caught in her throat. Heart pounding, knees weak, she stumbled, trying to put the tree between her and the specter.

In the starlight, he looked solid. The wind tousled unruly hair as he approached. He arched an eyebrow at her reaction. But he couldn’t be real, no matter how tangible he seemed.

“Don’t come any closer,” she wheezed. Her racing heart drove the breath from her lungs. What emotional impressions would the apparition impart if it passed through her? She couldn’t bear them.

Her head swam. She felt a tentative wave of comfort roll from the spirit. This was no remnant, no impression left by a dying soul. How, then, could she sense him?

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6 Responses to “SFFSat – A Spectral Encounter”

  1. » SFFSat – What Catilen Saw Megan Cutler; Stories from the Soul Says:

    […] week’s snippet continues from last week’s. It comes from Crossroads of Frozen Eternity, the second book of the Mystic Island Trilogy. […]

  2. Aurora Springer Says:

    Scary. Who or what is she seeing and feeling?

  3. T. M. Hunter Says:

    Interesting stuff…hopefully the comfort she feels is not misplaced.

  4. Peter Vialls Says:

    Very strange – what is she seeing? Or should that be ‘who’? A very effective sense of her shock at seeing the ghost.


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