My snippet this week is again from The Ancient, in which Bruce finds out what Alasdair really is–
He looked down as he finished buttoning his shirt, then looked at Alasdair again. There was a small streak of blood on his chin–Bruce’s blood. Alasdair saw him looking, then snaked his long tongue out of his mouth, cleaning it off. He smiled, his eyes mischievous and sparkling. His fangs had not fully retracted, and Bruce could see the tips of his eyeteeth resting on his lower lip, still stained with crimson.
“What in God’s name are you?” Bruce asked him, his voice shaking.
Come read more Rainbow Snippets here–something for every taste; maybe even Alasdair’s (wink)