Sunday, April 17, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday - 4/17/11

Sorry about skipping last Sunday and will be skipping next Sunday as well as I am having surgery...no worries -

Finally here are six from Russ' POV....

With Victoria doing a walkabout inside his brain, he had no idea what Brett had said.
As beautiful as a comic book vixen and just as dangerous, easily leading a man to his nefarious end. You’d think he would’ve learned the lesson taught to him only a month ago, sending him a half a world away to start over. Russ always thought of himself as a smart guy, but one look at Victoria had dropped his IQ by a third and him behaving like the bad boy the Australian press made him out to be.
Not that he was a saint, but he would never leave a woman at the altar because he’d never agree to arrive there in the first place, just the word sent a shiver down his spine. To him, altar was synonymous with sacrifice, with his balls offered up to the matrimonial gods.

21 comments:

  1. This is fabulous insight into Russ' character! I love "one look at Victoria had dropped his IQ by a third..." The rest is great too, but that is my fav line. Made me laugh.

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  2. Oh, good! Since this was a first look into Russ I struggle which six to use. Thanks!

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  3. ROFL! I love the last line! Fantastic!

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  4. You have a fantastic voice and the last line had me in stitches! So guy-like

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  5. "balls offered up" *snicker* Love that last line.

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  6. Great character development and loads of voice!

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  7. Hmmm, I think Russ is already "caught" since he's having such a tough time getting Victoria from his mind. Great six!

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  8. Great last line! Loved this snippet.

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  9. Vivid descriptions! I especially loved she was doing a walkabout in his brain, and she looked like a comic book vixen. The last line was too good. :)

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  10. Great insight and I love the word 'nefarious.' I would use it all the time if I could.

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  11. The description..very well done and that last line was a hoot!

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  12. His balls as sacrifice...great line, great character insight.

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  13. Awesome six! Every sentence has great descriptions. Love the part "As beautiful as a comic book vixen and just as dangerous". :)

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  14. There's so much awesome in this snippet. My fave: "As beautiful as a comic book vixen and just as dangerous..."

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  15. Beautiful and funny, Liz.

    Wishing you well with surgery and quick recovery.

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  16. Like this and like his thinking. Hope an editor loves it, too,

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  17. a walkabout in his brain! Luv it!

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