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First Kill’s The Sweetest

It was dawn.

The trees glistened with morning drew, each its own crystal of light.

Birds sang the sweet songs of morning.

And the sun fought the moon for the sky.

The ground was moist after last night’s rain, my feet sinking into it’s grasp as I ran.

I slowed as I neared the hunting grounds.

My prey lunged for its kill—a young deer—tearing into its flesh and devouring the animal with a fierce eagerness.

I watched him, his sleek black coat shimmering in the night, eyes the color of the evening sky.

He was beautiful, and I, was about to kill him.

Go for the throat, whispered a voice in my mind.

I lunged for him, fangs extended…

He attacked, his lean, muscular body flexing as he moved, preventing me from biting him.

He was fast, but he wasn’t fast enough.

I grabbed his muzzle, still dripping with the blood of his own recent kill, slowly exposing his supple throat.

We danced.

He snapped at me, sharp claws grazing my shoulder like feathers tickling my skin.

I wrestled him to the ground, teeth sinking hungrily into his soft flesh, throbbing with the sweet nectar of his blood as it filled me…strengthened me.

He fought a moment more; golden eyes filled with strength…life. And then…

He was still.

The wind blew, carrying the scent of his pack and the whisper of rain.

That was my first kill, but it wasn’t my last.

 

-Short Story written by Jae Lei Nyght

©2012JaeLeiNyght

Expert from “The Unborn” written by Jae Lei Nyght. Book one in The Dark Trilogy. (Stay tuned for more.)

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Jae Lei Nyght is an up and coming science fiction writer, video editing mogul, amateur graphic design artist, and full-time college student. She plans to publish her first novel in the year 2017. Until then, she fills her days writing papers and analyzing documents, counting down the days until her graduation in May of 2016. She is addicted to chocolate, enjoys the freeing feel of wind in her hair, and is trying to eat more vegetables. She loves writing, and if she can ever stop editing, she will love publishing her first novel even more. Please, take a look around. I promise, one minute will turn into a life time.

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