The clouds above were brown, like old blood. Plumes of smoke curled up from burning buildings, sparks flickering and rising on waves of intense heat to burn out against the angry sky. The ground was littered with bodies, some burned beyond recognition, others covered in blood...
The prologue of Poisonroot, a fantasy novel by Steve Cook. This is something I'll be uploading on and off over the next couple of months. I wrote Poisonroot during National Novel Writing Month and I think it's about time it was published somewhere.
I would love to collaborate with you! If you have short fiction that you would like me to include as a standalone episode of Pocket Fiction, drop me a line!
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Music: "The Pyre" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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