Mar. 27th, 2013

Discount

Mar. 27th, 2013 11:05 pm
tanager: (give and take)
Title: Discount
Word Count: 100
Notes: For the prompt "Help" at [community profile] fiction_drabbles.


Her eyes snorted. Sophia spoke patiently. "I hired Marcell. Where is he?"

"Give me a chance." The spindly boy in a drooping coat held her eyes with his, big and round like oil pools.

Gutsy imbecile. "Want to die, boy?" she fired. "This is a master's job."

"I'll do it for $2000." Barely 2% of Marcell's exorbitant rate. "And―you take me into the Veiled City."

Tempting, if she had time to kill. The floors of his eyes plunged into fathomless wells. Hers flared. He had the power, but the honed skill…?

"Deal." For her amusement, Sophia wasn't gambling her life.


Portraits: Sophia (made), "Boy" (made)

Profile

tanager: (Default)
Tanya

October 2013

S M T W T F S
  12345
678910 1112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Most Popular Tags

Page Summary

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags

web analytics
Page generated Jul. 26th, 2017 02:34 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios