The adventures of 7 children's writers as they critique, support, and cheer each other on while fighting their way to the top of the slush pile.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Pitch #9 and revisions 1 & 2
The Fate of Blades
Emmeline finds that being gifted in a world where those with a rare aptitude for magic are drafted into the armed forces for life isn’t easy, especially when she finds herself deserting in order to save her pregnant friend from assassination by a suave but reluctant killer.Her life takes a further turn for the awkward, when she finds herself on the run and falling in love with the man hired for the job.Together, the three of them strive to stay alive long enough to uncover the reason everyone now wants them dead, and if they live long enough, maybe do something about it.
For Emmeline, it only took a moment for her life to turn upside down. Yesterday, everything was fine and she was one of the city’s most promising cadets in the military Academy for the magically gifted. Now she is on the run from assassins, and magic wielding soldiers with only her pregnant friend and a failed assassin she has a crush on for company, as they try to stay alive and find out why everyone wants them dead.
For Emmeline, it only took a moment for her life to turn upside down.Yesterday, she was one of the most promising cadets in the nation’s military Academy for the magically gifted, but now she has gone rogue to save her friend’s life. Aided only by her pregnant friend, Poppy and the retired assassin, Ospen Calder, she is on the run from a legion of fire-wielding swordsmen and a cabal of murderers.Together, the three strive to stay alive long enough to uncover why everyone wants them dead, and if they happen to live long enough, do something about it.