Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday No. 27 (#sffsat) – Warlock’s Pawn – #FantasyRomance

This snippet is from Warlock’s Pawn and continues from the last one (click on the SFFSat tag at the bottom of the post to read past snippets). Warlock’s Pawn is a fantasy romance inspired by The Arabian Nights. It is available on  LSBooksAmazonBarnes & NobleARe, Kobo, and a few other places.

In the previous post, Alia makes an ominous prophecy.

He took her hand and felt the uneven rhythm of her pulse. She knew what was being offered and where this choice would lead. There was a reason his kind risked their lives to possess the fey. He overlooked caution in his courtship of Anora because she was the only fey princess he believed existed. With their blood came indescribable power, enough magic to transport him back to his lands. Only a warlock could take a fey’s power at will, and that very nature had once pitched the two races in a war that led to the near-extinction of both. Worshiped by humans as demigods, very few of either bloodline still lived.

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7 responses to “Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday No. 27 (#sffsat) – Warlock’s Pawn – #FantasyRomance

  1. Love the way you introduce backstory with not a dump, but enticing hints. Sounds intriguing!

  2. Sorry to be so slow, but I was at the hospital getting a couple of units of blood for anemia, and couldn’t type properly on my laptop. Not much reason for trust here.

  3. Intriguing premise, Tara! It pulled me right in.

    🙂 Heidi

  4. Sounds like it’s… complicated!!!

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