Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Ela Lourenco @ElaLourenco @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction

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Forgotten Isle
by Ela Lourenco

Scattered purple heathers sway in the bitter ice breeze as I trudge wearily forwards. The golden violet rays of dusk would have moved me once, but I barely notice them now as I inch forwards, my bleeding feet leaving a trail of crimson in my wake.
The sense of victory has long dimmed – my battles against the beasts that now roam these lands meaningless. A few years ago, I would have rejoiced in each drop of their blood. Their dying screeches a symphony to my ears. A few years ago, I would have retired to the fortress among the hills to crow about my prowess, my berserker’s might… A few years ago, there would have been others, friends, family, to cheer as I brandished my blood-fed blades in the light of the bonfire.
A few years ago I was not alone, the last survivor of a now dead species – waging a war, longing for eternal sleep.
Fiction © Copyright Ela Lourenco
Image courtesy of Pixabay.com

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More from Ela Lourenco:

Essence

Katra is a Fae Hunter in a world once ravaged by a terrible war. Having lost all memory of her childhood and rightful identity, her duty is now to protect the tentative peace brokered by the varying races of the supernatural world. When an evil darkness begins to spread, draining young witches of their power, Katra must find a way back to her true past in order to save the future.

Enduring many trials as ever-increasing powers awaken within her, Katra must also struggle with the mixed emotions her new partner, Blade – a Black Dragon – is rousing within her. Together they must battle the shadows that plan to devour the world they know and prevent its decent into another thousand-year war.

Can Katra hold onto her strength as the truth of her very being begins to unravel? Can she bear the weight that ancient prophecy has placed on her young shoulders? Or is her destiny to regain her true self, only to lose the world she is sworn to protect?

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About Nina D'Arcangela

Nina D’Arcangela is a quirky horror writer who likes to spin soul rending snippets of despair. She reads anything from splatter matter to dark matter. She's an UrbEx adventurer who suffers from unquenchable wanderlust. She loves to photograph abandoned places, bits of decay and old graveyards. Nina is co-owner of Sirens Call Publications, co-founder of the horror writer's group 'Pen of the Damned', and if that isn't enough, put a check mark in the box next to owner and resident nut-job of Dark Angel Photography.
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One Response to Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Ela Lourenco @ElaLourenco @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction

  1. afstewart says:

    Evocative and wonderful!

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