“Here, son, let me help you up,” said Kieth, referred to by most as Dr. Decker in Wilmington. “You took a hit to the head, so let’s step down off the stage and have a seat while I look you over.”
“My eyes do feel a little weird.”
A crowd formed around us as we sat at a nearby table. “Look straight ahead as I move my pin light back a forth.”
“Karen, did you see that?”
“See what?” I asked before she could respond.
“Your eyes made a quick involuntary shift before turning back to normal. This is not unusual for someone under a lot of stress; you’re going to be okay. But in the future, be aware of this and cover them if you feel it coming on. You don’t want to accidentally expose yourself to a non-shifter.”
“You’ll get pinned as one of them reptilians if you get caught on camera,” said Horace Turbeville with a snort.
Everyone laughed and eventually made their way over to the banquet table to eat, leaving me to my embarrassment.
This is the first draft of my mauscript Shift – Don’t judge a book by its cover. I am writing it online in sections as I go. So feel free to comment, good or bad. If you see mistakes, point them out.
The story centers around shapeshifting.
I’m currently working on chapter seven.