For now, though, it’s Saturday, so I think it’s about time I share some more excerpts from Heroic Lies.
It was something straight out of a low-budget superhero film. On a TV that even the most desperate local charities probably didn’t want, an unnatural face glared out at the world, daring the target of his words to trace them to their source.
The woman thrashed against her bonds. “I don’t know what kind of joke this is, but I want out! Look, I don’t care if you’re a robot, a hologram or a person in a costume; I have things to do today, and they do NOT involve this kind of bull-”
The creature was ignoring her, calmly explaining the grim details of his captive’s potential fate. The description was as disturbing as it was explicit, but somehow, Alexandra doubted he was actually going to carry out his threats.
She had to admit, the disguise was convincing, if that was what it was. The smooth blue skin moved as naturally as her own, and the creature’s almost luminously golden eyes were far too large to be human.
If you want to read the book they came from, you can get your copy here.