AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Denise Richardson, iDouglas Skopp, iJ. Allen Wilson, iAnita Williams, iLinda LeBlanc, iDiane Hundertmark, iFlorence Weinberg, i

  Home > Young Adult/Teen > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Robynn E Sheahan

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· 6 Titles
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Oct, 2012

Robynn E Sheahan, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Kira, Daughter of the Moon
by Beth Trissel

With the terror of the French and Indian War fresh in her mind, can Kira love a white warrior? ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
At the heart of it all --The Genius of Fellowship. - making
by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

This is a reprint of a 1935 book, by Sam Shoemaker. Sam has been credited with being an archectect of the A.A. program. While The book is directed to church personel..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





   Recent articles by
Robynn E Sheahan

Back Story Wednesday
The Return of Back Story Wednesday
Back-Story Wednesday
           >> View all

Back-Story Wednesday
By Robynn E Sheahan   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


All the back-story scenes I cut from Storm of Arranon. They're still good so I thought I'd share!

Just a little reminder. In this version, Erynn is already a pilot with a rank of Captain. She is on a combat-training flight with her squadron and is about to have her first encounter with the Anim Blath.

Passing out right now would not be good. The prospect could only be disastrous at this speed fifteen hundred meters above the ground. She needed to maintain her distance from cavern walls, the five other Interceptor fighters occupying this air space, and the ground.
Pinpoints of bright purple, green, and blue flashing lights swarmed at the edge of Captain Erynn Yager’s vision. A high-pitched tinkling like breaking glass accompanied the light show threatening to engulf her view beyond the helmet’s tinted visor. Her pulse jumped. The breath she tried to pull into her lungs caught in her constricted throat.
Is this what it’s like to lose consciousness? Definitely not good.
She reached down to the left side of her seat and flipped a switch increasing the oxygen mix coming through her mask.
The discordant chimes receded along with the roar of the Interceptor’s powerful twin engines. A deep silence enveloped her. The sparkling points of colored light faded. Outside the canopy of her Interceptor fighter the scene blurred. Shapes and colors melted and bled together forming an amorphous backdrop.
Panic clawed at Erynn’s mind demanding entrance. Her pounding heart slammed against her ribs. The indistinguishable view sharpened into a garish clarity. But the scene no longer showed what it had a quick heartbeat before.
The airfield below her wavered in a heat mirage as hungry orange flames leapt from burning buildings. Explosions followed. Immense gaseous spheres of brilliant orange rose through thick black smoke. Alien ships attacked, filling the sky with white-hot laser blasts.
Chaos and destruction hit Erynn like a solid punch to the gut. She clutched the fighter’s controls to steady her shaking hands.
It’s not real. It’s not real. It. Is. Not. Real.
A loud pop echoed in the cockpit. Erynn squeezed her eyes shut then opened them. The vision of devastation vanished along with the alien aircraft. The familiar roar of her fighter returned. She reminded herself to breathe and inhaled, forcing needed air through resistant muscles. A sweet spicy aroma blended with the cool sterile scent of oxygen pumping into the mask that covered her nose and mouth. Erynn frowned.
A sweet spicy scent? Olfactory visions? That never happened before.
Erynn worked to slow her respirations and calm her sprinting heart. “That was a strong one.” Chilled fingers walked up the bone latticework of her spine.
Recent images of destruction were occurring with greater frequency and increased strength. These unsettling events were difficult to dismiss let alone ignore. Unlike her premonitions, the insights that gave Erynn the edge to excel, these visions scared the daheln out of her.
Is this the future or nothing more than an overactive imagination?
Erynn shook her head to dispel the notion of premonition.
Imagination. Nothing will happen. It’s impossible.
She was in her fighter on an air combat exercise. Erynn pushed her unease aside along with the unpleasant images. This wasn’t the time to examine a . . . Prophecy?
No. Not a prophecy. But if not a forewarning—
“What the . . .!” Erynn barked. Distracted, she sensed energy rushing forward too close to evade now.
The bolt hit the right rear section of her Interceptor knocking the fighter to the left. The wing dropped. The body of the aircraft shuddered.
Her helmet bounced off the clear canopy. She winced at the sharp stab of pain that flashed across the side of her head.
Get it together.
“This is all I need,” she whispered. Her father would question her lapse in concentration. He would want to know why she allowed her guard to drop.
Not good.
Erynn didn’t want to tell him about the visions, the gaps in reality. There would be . . . consequences.

Web Site: R E Sheahan



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!





Behind the Scenes of The King's Ransom by Cheryl Carpinello

Ever wonder what writers do beside writing their books? An interesting look at the creative work behind author Cheryl Carpinello's The King's Ransom...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Revenge of the Castle Cats by Ken Brosky

Book 3 in The Grimm Chronicles series closes out Alice's first adventure with a bang! ... and a hedgehog...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.