Saturday, June 24, 2017

Rainbow Snippets - Save a Horse, Dive a Cowboy

This week's snippet is from my WIP, Save a Horse, Dive a Cowboy.

Charlie nibbled on Rose's withers, grooming her. Her teeth scrapped his skin in return, sending little shivers through him.

The sun bore down on him, heating him through. He swished his tail languidly, keeping the flies off them both. Rose's tail swept down his muzzle and an intoxicating scent filled his nostrils.

Summer didn't get much better than this.

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This summer sucked! Shep had had nearly all the summer he could stand. He couldn't wait for it to be over. First Hoss lost his shoe, then the asshole at the dive lessons started shit and pissed Hoss off, next one of the hoses found a weak spot in the garden fence and they ate or trampled everything... and was that a fucking coyote laughing at him?

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22 comments:

  1. The horse seems to be happier...:)

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  2. Yep. Be a horse, life's simpler (and happier). ;)
    Sounds like coyotes have more fun, too!

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    1. Coyote probably ushered the horses into the garden.

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  3. Horses don't need to find a weak spot. They make their own.

    And the coyote probably was laughing at him.

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    1. Shep had just checked it a few days before to make sure it was sturdy. Next time he'll string a line of electric fence.

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  4. I'm with the coyotes, frankly. Fun snippet, Kayla. :)

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    1. I'm not surprised. And that's actually Coyote with a capital C.

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  5. Hahaha! Oh, dear. Sounds like the horse is having a much better summer than the human.

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    1. Sometimes that's the way it works out.

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  6. Love the opposing opinions. Great snippet. I love the idea of seeing things from the pov of a horse.

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    1. Yeah, Hoss is having a pretty good time at the moment. But when he lost his ability to shift back to human, he kinda freaked out for a while.

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  7. Oh that life could be that simple, always

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    1. A little mutual grooming and some sleepy time in the sun. Who wouldn't welcome that?

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  8. I like the dichotomy between the scenes. Makes me look forward to reading more.

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    1. Thank you! That was what I was shooting for.
      I don't think Shep agrees with me.

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  9. Poor Shep. I don't think I'd mind getting stuck in horse form if I were a shifter. There are definite benefits (including nibbles in the sunshine).

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    1. Yeah, life is sorta better for Charlie.

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  10. Coyotes often seem to be laughing at you.

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