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Upcoming Dark Fantasy novel – Jan. 2023

This an excerpt of my upcoming Fantasy Dark novel, “Shadow Ghouls of Nergus” – #4 in the epic series BENJAMIN JONES.

CHAPTER 1

-13th century BC. North Eastern Mongolia-

-Burhan Khaldun (God Mountain)-

-Place of the mysterious blue-gray wolf-

“It was one of those cold winters that would enter your eyes, numb your skin and bones, and soon leave you unable to move at all. Snow was everywhere. Wwooossshhh… The merciless winds whispered alluring songs of death here. They also spoke of dark omens for the living…

“Bolormaa and Batu had climbed the steep mountain for almost an hour. Bolormaa was with child. Batu, her dear husband, had saved both by escaping their doomed village during the stormy night. The rocks around them were somewhat jagged. And they were exhausted, about to give up and fall rolling down to their horrible demise, to eternal rest from their many troubles…

“Their hands and feet numbed by the freezing cold. The terrain of the steep mountain unforgiving. Their clothes too thin to fight this winter. And, as Bolormaa felt the pregnancy contractions again, she clutched her stomach; for the pain was very acute now, and she couldn’t hold on any longer. She lost footing and fell backwards…

But fortunately Batu caught her as best he could. “My love!”

“It’s coming now!” she cried. “It’s coming now!”…

“He looked around him. His baby was coming. But what could he do?? There was only death here. And yet, the responsibility fell on him. So he held her tight and rested on a rock. And soon he saw a cave not far from where they were…

“He’d have to deliver the baby himself there. Then he looked at his wife in terrible pain. But he became even more concerned when he saw her losing blood. Was her womb bleeding?? Was she about to lose the baby?? He became petrified…

“Batu??” she called in between cries of agony. “Batu?!”

“His reaction was swift. He looked around him again. And, as gentle as possible, he helped her up and held her through the complicated…”

~ ‘Shadow Ghouls of Nergus.’

-An amazing journey into the abyss of deception-

COMING JAN. 2023.

-THANKS FOR READING-

By thegodwithinblog

“Limitations live in our minds, but if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” ~Jamie Paolinetti; writer and director.

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