Will looked up angrily, shaking his head in disbelief. Will you shut up? he said tautly. Horace shrugged in apology. 'I'm sorry' he said, I sneezed. A person can't help it when they sneeze. Perhaps not. But you could try to make it sound a little less like an elephant trumpeting in agony; Will told him.
Ian looked skyward to see the firedrake soaring overhead. Its mass was a black deluge, an eclipse of aberrant origins, and its wings were tautly wound, like a spider's web. Scales that shown like bejeweled armor glistened upon its body. Its tail crashed against the air; the storm surge of an impetuous sea. The shadow it cast was an aperture of dementia that ripped asunder the sanity of those who watched. Astride the beast's spine, rode a figure that resembled a man, but with such grandeur at his disposal, appeared a living god.
Fernando A. Torres
Do they still hurt?" she whispered in anguished surprise. "No, " Jason said tautly. Shame washed over him in sickening waves as he waited helplessly for her inevitable reaction to the stark evidence of his humiliation. To his utter disbelief he felt her arms encircle him from behind and the touch of her lips on his back. "How brave you must have been to endure this, " she whispered achingly, "how strong to survive it and go on living... " When she began kissing each scar, Jason rolled to his side and jerked her into his arms. "I love you, " he whispered agonizedly, plunging his hands into her luxuriant hair and turning her face up to his. "I love you so much...