Keep in mind this is unedited :)
If she slowed, she would die.
“Come here little dove. I won’t hurt you. Much…”
That voice, dead calm and coated in frost, terrified her. It was her wedding day, supposed to be the start of a new life. Instead it may just be her last.
As a special gift to my lovely readers (and because I realized I haven't posted this yet) here's the character sketch of Nerissa designed by the lovely Miranda Stork!