The Freaking 2017 Goals Post They Forced Me to Write

Given the cold in the interrogation room, I’d have gladly traded the little black dress for a big wool blanket. I resorted to rubbing my arms, a poor remedy for shivering that did nothing for shaking.

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

My Not-So-Happy New Year. Walking home after midnight. These two, ah, men? appearing. Tossed into a black van. Dumped into a detective noir scene right out of Hollywood. Did these rooms really look like this? Stark, dark, and another –ark word I couldn’t summon. Hard to think when stressed.

They were rude, but at least they hadn’t roughed me up. Roughed up? Never thought I’d use that expression in reference to myself. I wasn’t in handcuffs, but the table was bolted to a floor sporting dust bunnies in the corners. The decor suffered from a lack of everything…

To read the remainder of this short story/goals post on the website, please join me HERE.

About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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