Rainbow Snippets #15

NASA Cygnus Loop

My snippet today comes from a flash fiction I submitted to the QSF anthology, and it was rejected, so I’ll use it for something else. It’s called “Falling Into You” and I hope you like it! It’s from Sirius’ memory.

Quick Note: Mars are a human-like species not of this world, but they have power over creation. They worship the wind and they can transform into owls. They can cross into our world, but most choose not to do so. In this case, Salazar chose to cross over… and hopefully, soon, I will tell you why! πŸ™‚

The tawny feathers of his cloak rippled as Sirius stalked through the Hall of Pillars in the Temple of Zephyros. His gaze locked on Salazar, communing at an altar fashioned in the shape of an owl in flight, the pure white feathers of his cloak spread around him. Head bowed, the tousled raven waves of his hair cascaded over his shoulders. Sirius whirled to a stop behind his love, his expressive face pale, generous mouth forming a thin double line.

β€œWhy?”

The superb Mar faced him, violet eyes wide, β€œHow can you ask me that, Sirius?”

13 thoughts on “Rainbow Snippets #15

  1. This has a kind of dance quality to it. Lovely description. πŸ™‚ Sorry about the rejection. 😦 This story’s destiny obviously lies elsewhere.

    1. I hope so! I was rereading the beginning of the parent story and trying to figure out if the POV was just wrong… and I think it is! I think I’ve finally figured it out! 😊

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