This week’s guest post is by one of my fellow Rebels from the writing group. She’s got a rare way with flash fiction, specializing in horror, and her Seven Deadly Sins series is captivating. In fact, Lust was my favorite of the series for a couple of different reasons. XD
Without further ado, please enjoy…
Pursuit by Danielle La Paglia
She crouched on the ledge and stared out at the city; the cool air cut through the fog of lust in her mind. Closing her eyes, she took a long slow breath through her nose. She smelt him in the air flowing through the open door. Her skin tingled as she remembered the feel of his fingers trailing across her bare flesh, legs entwined, mouths exploring. The taste of him still lingered on her tongue; she slid it out and caressed her lips, savoring the remnants of his kiss. Her head swam as the final drop rolled across her tongue, her body shuddering. She gripped the ledge to keep from falling.
A few gulps of fresh air cleared her mind. She couldn’t remember the last time she’d felt so alive–the anticipation of the pursuit, the thrill of the catch. Her muscles clenched as a whisper of the climax shot through her. The smell of sweat and sex drifted up from her skin. She shook her head, focused on the scene beneath her—the flickering lights, the rush of cars, the sounds of a city’s nightlife pulsing full force. It was time to go.
What a waste of time, she thought giving a parting glance to the man stretched out on the bed. His head cocked to one side; blue eyes stared coldly at the ceiling. Twin lines of blood trailed down his neck, the last crumbs from a satisfying meal. She smiled, his life pulsing through her veins as she turned her eyes to the city below. A young man hurried down the sidewalk, pulled up his hood, and ducked into an ally. Her pulse spiked and she leapt.