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Green Rider

04/26/2013 Science fictionteen  21 comments

61BJWZTJPCL._SL300_The racket shattered the woods. The trees and shrubs shook as if some wild creature–many times larger that a squirrel– thrashed in the twined branches and undergrowth. Crazed catamounts and rabid wolves played through her mind. She hadn’t a weapon with which to fend off the beast, and she couldn’t run either; her feet seemed to have taken root in the ground. She drew a ragged breath. Whatever the nameless beast was, it charged her way, and fast. It burst from the woods in an explosion of branches, Karigan’s breath hissed in her throat like a broken whistle. The creature loomed huge and dark in the tree shadows. It huffed with great wheezings through flared nostrils like some infernal demon. Karigan closed her eyes and stepped back. When she looked again a horse and rider, not some evil dra...

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