Monday, 14 April 2014

Drabblerotic 2014 - L is for Ligature

This post contains adult themes.
Fantasy Boys XXX is joining in the The Blogging From A to Z April Challenge with Drabblerotic 2014

where will be posting a drabble* every weekday and Saturday in April brought to you by the letters A-Z, although this isn't Sesame Street, so expect a little adult spice in our alphabet soup. ;)

PLUS - if you'd like to add your own drabble, then please do, just put it in the comments, or post on your own blog and link in to the list at the bottom of the post :).

*'So, what is a drabble anyway?' we hear some of you ask. And the answer is, a drabble is a piece of prose of (exactly) 100 words. 

So, without further ado, onto today's drabble...



L is for Ligature

Author's Note

I didn't want to go for the obvious use of Ligature so I looked it up and this seemed far more interesting. Happy AtoZing to everyone, I hope all those taking part are having fun with their posts.

The Name

by Tasha D-Drake

Henry ran his fingers over the carved ligature. He had only seen the typographical glyph in three places; his father's notebook, the tattoo on the man who had tried to kill him and now here. It was a combination of western, Arabic and Kanji characters combined into one form and it had power as well as meaning.

As he pushed hard, the lid of the sarcophagus slowly slid back. Inside was lit with an unnatural light surrounding the most beautiful man he had ever seen.

Red eyes opened and pinned him down.

"Mine," was the word that sealed his fate.

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  1. Oooo. That was a nice and creepy ending.

    ~Patricia Lynne~
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, YA Author

  2. *Going to use your definition.*

    This typewriter was unlike any other. The ligatures were unknown to me, but as I typed, I felt a possession within me, and what I thought provoked my fingers to press the keys. Ordinarily I wouldn't have understood the paper, but now it seemed clear, as if written in English.

    If the legends of this demonic device were true, then her love would be mine, complete and total. Not just hers, but her sisters as well. They never noticed me before, but now they would define their entire existence as an extension of me, my lust and desires becomes theirs.

    1. Oh dear, that doesn't sound like it's going to end well :)

    2. When do any of my stories end on a good note? :P

  3. I love the last line! This was the perfect ending.

  4. Good line for a nice spooky ending.

  5. I got chills at the end of that! Well done, Natasha!

  6. Red eyes, why do I see him having been destined to feed a vampire mummy, leading to that mummy's taking over the world with him the faithful hench person?

    1. Because that's definitely one possibility,or maybe he's a demon and they will have wild sex and then take over the word, or an undead sorcerer, trapped by those who feared him ... and then the sex and the taking over the world ... well you get where this is going ;)