I had the pleasure of collaborating with some very talented writers at Blood Into Ink. 1Wise Woman, Aurora, Christine, and Kindra — my Shield Maiden sisters — you are my heroes. Below is an excerpt from my contribution. To read the full piece, click here.
“I felt this power rushing through my veins like a drug, searing every cell as it passed and transformed the very marrow in my bones to obsidian. My skin grew thicker, no longer the flawless flesh it once was, but marred by memories and shielded from what was to come.”
© Sarah Doughty