Six Sentence Sunday

It’s time for Six Sentence Sunday, the blog group where participants share six sentences of something they’ve written, whether it’s a work in progress, something that’s published, or something that will never see the light of day.

I used the ultimate in random, again, and this week’s sentences come form Legacy of Ghosts:

Setup: Katelina and Jorick are discussing vampires and sex, and she says the wrong thing….

“Slurp?” Jorick cried, offended. “Now who’s disgusting?”

She rolled her eyes. “Sorry, do you have a better word for it?”

“Yes, I do, actually,” he retorted. “’Sharing blood’ is much nicer, or even ‘exchanging blood’. Of course there’s always ‘coupling’ or the far more picturesque ‘making love’, which I happen to prefer.” He sniffed. “Slurp, indeed!”

Be sure to go read the other participants! Six sentence Sunday is a great way to find and meet new writers.

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  1. DJ Myke

     /  January 23, 2011

    I remember when we got 7-11 Stores in Memphis, and were introduced to Slurpees. I could not get enough of those frozen concoctions.

    • Slurpees are awesome! We don’t have 7-11’s, though. The first time I ever went to one was out in Virginia. My brother and I were like “wow!! 7-11!!” and everyone else though we were crazy. We even took a photo of it. 🙂

  2. Jorick sure sounds offended. He let her have it.

    We used to have 3 7-11s here, but only one is left. My daughter begs for a slurpee every time we pass it. When I was a kid, we used to mix all the flavors. Now, not so much.

    • I wish I’d gotten a 7-11 slurpee now! I had no idea that 7-11’s and the slurpee were so interconnected Dang! Maybe next time we go out east….

      I could see how mixing all the flavors might not be so great once your taste buds develop, LOL!

  3. Must be a US thing – I’ve never heard of slurpees. But I think I’d be a bit offended having that used to refer to my feeding habits!

  4. Gotta love an indignant guy defending a term for blood sucker, and slurp is perfect. great lines.

  5. Now I want a cherry slurpee Too! Cute post, had me smiling.

  6. I love how idignant he is. lol

  7. Very funny. I like his argument. 🙂

  8. Clever and damn funny. I love it when vampires talk like humans. Just the other day. . .

    • Heh-heh! Yeah, and their just the other day turns out to have been a century ago, LOL! “Just the other day we were all wearing ruffled collars? remember?”

      “Um… no. That’s before i was born.”

      *both try to ignore creepy moment.*

      ha ha!

  9. LOL. So indignant!

  10. Loved the witty banter. A fun snippet!

  11. leighellwood

     /  January 23, 2011

    Nice injection of humor there. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Loved slurp, as well as the argument it brought on. Great lines!

  13. Oh my, I laughed so bloody hard when I read this! Bravo, indeed!

  14. I like slurping!

  15. Slurp is a fine word. Very descriptive lol

  16. Fun setup. Palpable tension between these two. 🙂

  17. lol I love it! Inventive way of explaining it!

  18. Love the humor in his indignation. Obviously he thinks the act deserves a more sophisticated description. LOL A man has to have his standards. 🙂

  19. Love the humor! I’m on the lookout for this one! Great six!

  20. Poor guy. “Slurp” isn’t as sophisticated as he is. LOL

  21. SLURP! Hahaha love it, and his response to it 🙂 fab six xx

  22. Love this exchange, makes me want to know more! 😀

  23. Great humor!

  24. LOLOL I loved this debate. Great post, Joleen! Can’t wait to read more from this wip.

  25. You always pick the best six sentences. lol Who knew slurping could have so many different names in vampire world?

  26. Bonnie Mutchler

     /  January 28, 2011

    Making love sounds good to me!!

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