HUMP DAY HOOK is a weekly blog hop where each participating author posts one paragraph from either a published book or work in progress.
In celebration of Guardian Demon Series, my today’s excerpt comes from In Blue Poppy Fields and the spotlight is on Belial and Adhemar. Belial, as the Guardian Demon, appears in every book of mine and let’s just say that his lover Adhemar won’t be outshined They have become inseparable, so you can be sure you’ll meet Adhemar in every book too. From the moment they formed their bond in In Blue Poppy Fields, that is. Enjoy reading.
The dance was both heaven and hell. Promising pleasure and denying the immediate satiation of need. Giving a little that was never enough. Again and again they stamped, again and again they swirled around, again and again their palms and orbs met in need, again and again their fingers avid for pleasure groped and stroked firm flesh. Until he almost couldn’t bear the fever of this night longer. And then he heard a smooth and rich, though slightly breathless: “Choose two of them,” in his mind. Hunt and Trickery and Blood. Now. Craving pulsed in his every nerve when his eyes roved over the circle. A young red-haired stud with bare chest caught his attention. And then a youth with long golden locks. Their color in the light of fires was like molten gold and his slender body promised cat-like litheness. Dancing closer to the one whose mane was on fire like the sky at sunset, he could see in the corner of his eye Belial approaching the other one. Their hands reached out almost at the same moment and dragged the prey onto the dance floor. And the crowd roared its throat hoarse in shrieks and whoops. The nobility chose their mates for tonight. In the night of Bain all were equal. And all was possible under the sky where full moon was making love to midnight clouds veiling it in tender embraces.
© Ciaran Dwynvil
I hope you enjoyed the night of Bain almost as much as they did . If you’d like to read their story, you’ll have to wait a little longer. In Blue Poppy Fields will be published at the end of Q1 2013.
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