Unstable Blood

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Digital drawing. At center, figure seen from chin to mid-thigh, wearing a top with no sleeves, a shirt or blazer tied around the waist, and a watch around the left wrist. The ends of the figure’s short hair dangle just below the chin. The right hand grips the left at the elbow. The left arm dangles. Rivulets of blood trickle from a wound at the left shoulder. They trickle down the arm, but also float across the body and out from the arm. Behind the figure is a glowing background with spatters bursting out from the center.

Too much blood.  Too much blood is dripping.  He’ll smell it.  He’ll find me.

Once again, she stopped for a moment and leaned against a wall under the flashing red bulbs and the piercing alarm.  She inhaled and drew the blood back into her body through the poorly sealed gash that arced over her shoulder.  A dozen rivulets trickled up her bare arm.

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Bloodhound Brody

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Quill 144 Bloodhound Brody Image 1 Final AltPeople hire me to find things for them.  I have a special skill that may not seem like a big deal at first blush, but if you think about, you’d realize just how useful it can be.  Like now.  I don’t have a gun.  I don’t know how to fight.  But I’m on the run from guys who seem to have more firepower than the army.  And so far, I’m staying a step ahead of them.  And it’s all because of the nose.

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