Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by So Many Books So Little Time. Anyone can do it. All you have to do is: (1): Grab your current read. (2): Open it to a random page. (3): Share 1 or 2 “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!! (4): Make sure you also mention the author and title.
“Black eyes, black necklace, black clothes, black heart—black may have been just a color, but what it represented was my power.”
“As the circular portal solidified, Merlin stepped through and then turned to usher us in after him. My mind couldn’t comprehend what I saw on the other side. A vast star-lit sky surrounded us in all directions, including beneath our feet as if the ground reflected the sky perfectly. Galaxies of stars could be seen and there was just enough light to hint at a sunrise or sunset but no sun or moon was visible. There were no signs of life, as if the place only existed as a stopover between worlds.”
“If you cry, I will take back every word of what I said,” Lochlan warned with a quirk to his lips.
I couldn’t help but laugh as I gave him a playful shove. His eyebrows rose in challenge and I bolted from where I sat with him hot on my trail. When he caught up with me he pulled me back against his chest, lifting me off the ground, and spinning me around in circles as I squealed and laughed.
When he set me back on my feet, I turned to face him and his full lips lowered down to close over mine. His kiss was a thing of legends―it made my problems feel manageable and the future seem brighter. It was the touch of warm sun on a chilly morning and the bliss of cold water on a parched throat―refreshing and comforting and right in every way.
We pulled back from one another slowly, and in a land where there was no breeze and no nocturnal bugs chittering, the only sound in the night air was our labored breathing. He took my hand and led me to the cabin to rest for the night, tightly wrapped in each other’s arms.”