8 Sentence Sunday #26

Posted Sep 15 2013, 7:00 am in , , , ,

More from Something to Prove:

                               The man sobered and took the card. He brushed his stringy salt-and-pepper hair from his eyes. “So you’re here to finally sell?”

                               “No. I’m here to save it.” Until the words left her mouth, she didn’t even know that was her plan. She had arrived in Chicago thinking she wanted to know more about this property, but now she knew it would be her mission. Her chance to prove her worth to her father.           

 

And now you know what drives Elizabeth. 

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8 responses to “8 Sentence Sunday #26”

  1. Cara Bristol says:

    Nice touch of backstory.

  2. Frank Fisher says:

    I like how she wants to prove herself to her dad. I hope she succeeds.

  3. Nan says:

    Great 8, Shannyn–love her response, “No, I’m here to save it.” You feel her conviction in those words.

  4. Interesting to know the backstory. I’m glad she’s so determined and it’ll be fun to read how it goes for her. Terrific snippet!

  5. Millie Burns says:

    She’s got something to prove. Nobody better stand in her way!

  6. J.A. says:

    Dead impressed by capturing her back story in 2 sentences. Well Done, Shannyn!

  7. Michelle says:

    the bikers are in for it. her ambivalent feelings about what her plans were comes through as well as her resolution. great job

  8. Oh my, trying to prove your worth to someone else is never a good idea. I can see the trouble ahead.