It’s First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday! Hosted by Socrates Book Reviews this is where you share the first paragraph of one (or in my case sometimes several) of the books that you are currently reading.
She ran. The thing was after her again. She could sense it. From the day of her birth–or her creation, or her evolution, or whatever process had belched her into existence–the gigantic phallus in the center of the fiery arena had wanted her for its own. But she was more intelligent than the other who cavorted around its base, the dogs begging for scraps. Any scrap. Mostly she lurked along the circle’s edge near the line where the charred forest of tree corpses began. This spot lay outside the reach of the ever-flowing fountain of acidic pre-cum streaming down the sides of the enormous crimson glans.”Hell Spring by Isaac Thorne