|The main cast of an ongoing novel project that is taking up way too much of my brainpower.|
A Twist of Fate: Chapter 1 RWA Twist of Fate
The sound of many hoof beats rattled the foggy silence of the Kentucky morning. Yearlings, kept in the infield of the small training track, swept beside the dew-shimmering rail of the back stretch in a ghostly blur of bay and chestnut. White eyes rolled as the youngsters kicked up their heels, and carved deep half-moons of earth from the ground with their tiny hooves. Ozone hung heavily like a veil on the morning, and all at once the galloping band of purebreds faded into the misty dawn just as they had appeared; their distant thunder weakening with the outlines of their silhouettes.
For a long while, stillness reigned. The first rays of sunlight cast everything they brushed in quiet incandescence. Large, fuming billows of mist fought the sudden onslaught of light with a storm of f