8 Sentence Sunday #35

Posted Nov 17 2013, 7:30 am in , , , ,

From Something to Prove — Colin finally convinces Ryan that he’s not going anywhere and Ryan can trust him.

                  “I’m ready for this.”

                  “Fine.” The acquiescence came quietly, but Ryan followed with a finger pointed at him. “But if you fuck up this time, Mom won’t be able to save your ass.”

                  “Like I’m afraid of you?” Maybe Ryan had forgotten who was the older brother.

                   As if he’d read Colin’s mind, Ryan continued, “We’re adults now, age is meaningless, except for the fact that your body has already taken an extra year of beating that mine hasn’t, so I’m faster and stronger.”

                  “Only in your dreams.”

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8 responses to “8 Sentence Sunday #35”

  1. Sarah Cass says:

    Interplay between brothers is always fun and interesting…you handle it so well…very well. Great 8!

  2. I think Ryan’s slightly ahead on points here LOL. Terrific dialog, enjoyed the snippet!

  3. Jess Schira says:

    This is an excellent interaction between the two characters. Very nicely done.

  4. Tina Christopher says:

    Oh, great dialogue. Well done.

  5. Millie Burns says:

    Siblings are so much fun : ) It is funny how age doesn’t matter as much as we get into adulthood…but thinking one year makes one that much stronger, that’s just funny!

  6. Good old sibling rivalry.

  7. Anne Lange says:

    Great dialogue! I love the interplay between the brothers. Very realistic 🙂

  8. I wonder what he is ready for.