Daniel shares the tantalizing Scene 19 of The Agony of Ecstasy.
“The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Wolves circled the castle staying inside the forest on familiar tracks their family pack had traveled for generations. The smell of blood and fear was everywhere. Stress filtered through the woods on a willowing breeze. The pungent odor of humans made the pack anxious and alert. Rolf’s breath was rapid and shallow. He felt an awful thirst and waited.
Rolf’s older brother led the way to the back of the castle, and they waited until no sign of human could be seen or scented. The group darted across the open estate keeping in the low ground between the hillocks that surrounded their den. They ran straight through a small opening in the wall shielded by two cedar trees with branches hugging the ground.
✽ ✽ ✽
Marius waited outside…
View original post 878 more words