Spirit

Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaboration is Spirit. [More info]

~ Scott R. Rezer ~
The last few lines I wrote late last night for my current WIP, The Gambit Queen: Book Three of the Magdalen Cycle (historical fantasy)…
His gaze slid toward Jehan, motioning with his head for him to move closer. “What are you—a spirit of the darkness or the light?”
“The Muslims call us jinn and afrit; you Franks would call us faeries and the like. Creatures of magic whispered about only in secret,” she said. “In truth, we—I—am a daughter of Eve, a child of the light. You have no to cause to fear or mistrust me, Thierry de St. Germaine. We are the same; we simply possess magic and long life.”
“You are immortal, if the tales are true.”
“We are also prone to great vanity and arrogance, but we can be slain, though not easily.”