In this snippet toward the beginning of the book you get a taste of baby Lucky before he left Natoroi to live as a human on Earth. To say he’s popular with the animals would be a rather big understatement, as his poor mother finds out. See if you can figure out the Earth animal equivalents. Enjoy – SS
Lucky had just celebrated his seventh month. It was a special time, a milestone, and as was custom, his brothers and sisters threw a small party in their hut. He sat in the middle of his family wearing a crown made of leaves and twine, his fat cheeks creased from smiling and his chubby hands clapping as they sang the family birth song.
He laughed and laughed, joyfully accepting their pats and kisses and squeezing hugs with his usual aplomb. Lucky never cried, not even when he hurt himself. A few tears might fall from his big yellow eyes, but he never made the ugly sounds other cubs did when they couldn’t get their way.
Sucire suspected it was because he didn’t need to; her son always got his way. Neither family, nor villager nor animal could say no to his winsome smile.
When they finished singing there was a scratching at the door. When Sansone peered out he saw nothing. Assuming it was the wind he went back to the celebration, but the scratching came again. This time he threw open the door.
A gurine sat there, a rurfer between its long, sharp teeth. The creature laid the animal at Sansone’s feet and let out a roar.
Lucky heard it and toddled over. His family watched wide eyed as he wrapped himself around one of the creature’s powerful legs and hugged it, speaking in a language none of them knew but that the creature seemed to understand.
Sucire gasped when the animal bared razor sharp teeth and gently picked Lucky up by the leg, carrying him out laughing, dangling upside down into their courtyard where a coterie of forest animals had gathered, all bearing gifts, nuts, berries, sour fruit from the yhust tree. Continue reading “Snippet: Lou n Lucky #amwriting #erotic #paranormal #romance”