Another excerpt from my novel ‘Deathhawk’s Betrayal’. I’ve just sent the entire manuscript off to the Unpublished Manuscript Competition with Writing Australia. Wish me luck! 
In the meantime, enjoy!
Aldenon’s hand groped until it found the knife strapped to Astarl’s leg and pressed it into her hand. Her fingers refused to close around the hilt and the knife fell back to the floor. She jerked her hand away as if burned.
‘You can.’ He caught her hand back, kissing her fingertips. ‘It will be just like every other time.’

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