NaNoWriMo Last 100 words – day 26

Just for the record, afternoon naps are on my list of favorite things. Now if it would just stop raining. It makes me want to move to somewhere I don’t have to deal with as much rain. Wet, wet, wet…yuck. So having my complaints over with, here are today’s words.

A heartbeat later the Misiq lunged at him, teeth bared and claws fully extended. Askari’s plating responded instinctively, thickening and hardening. His face guards extended into ridges on his face and down the bridge of his nose.  With a screamed war cry, Askari swung the spear in a lethal swath. The long blade opened its throat. The Misiq crumbled into the ground a few spans from Askari.

The two in battle form leapt at him as two Misiq archers stepped into the small battle ground. Askari had no choice but to trust his plate to deflect the arrows while he dealt with the two attacking from close quarters.

One thought on “NaNoWriMo Last 100 words – day 26

  1. Here’s for the power of those afternoon naps!
    There was one year — my writing sabbatical, back in my mid-30s, when I was unattached — when I managed the midday break as part of my routine. It was the year I drafted the heart of what became a half-dozen novels. Still, you work where you are, as you can, as I’ll confess after decades of revisions.

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