Effigy in Garnet

Effigy in Garnet (‘Aoife’s Kiss’, Sam’s Dot Publishing; re-published Night to Dawn 15.)AoifesKiss 200 x 300

What does love mean to you?Night to Dawn 231x300

He tasted like rubies.

No. Rubies were more commonly pink, insipid. This taste was darker, richer.

It would be more accurate to say that he tasted like garnets: deep red, with orange flashes of light in the depths. Even with her eyes tightly shut, these flashes were brilliant, blinding!