#Six Sentence Sunday from More Steamside Chronicles

“Fiddlesticks!” I complained to Screw, who was fussing with a pressure gauge that repeatedly failed on his airship (which had also never made it off the ground). I don’t know why you need a pressure gauge or how one goes bad, but it brought out the bitchiness in our precious gearhead.

“Can you stop with the clichéd movie lines for one goddamned day, Petti? It may be your defense mechanism against insanity, but it wore thin a year ago.” He closed his midnight eyes, and I suppressed even an internal sigh at his current state of undress as he sat on the dirt floor, large glass and bronze gauge in lap, screwdriver in hand. In his “shop,” in the summer, he’d typically strip off his immaculate attire and don the baggy shorts and Doc Martens he’d shredded into this dimension in–shirtless, smooth, sinewy muscles and all, leather- and gear-decorated braids brushing his shoulders.


16 thoughts on “#Six Sentence Sunday from More Steamside Chronicles

  1. Sarah Grimm says:

    A half-naked man with tools. *sigh*

  2. J.C. Martin says:

    Tempting 6. Man with braids…I can get used to that. 🙂

  3. Ann Mayburn says:

    Oh yummy! Btw, your banner is full of awesome. 🙂

  4. Pippa Jay says:

    Shame he’s more interested in the pressure gauge.

  5. I really, really love this excerpt. This is fantastic.

  6. Eleri Stone says:

    I would hang around and watch him work too. Great six : )

  7. Oooh is this romance? because he’s quite yummy… 🙂

  8. Marie Dees says:

    Oh, I just love — gear decorated braids brushing his shoulder. That is a perfect image!

  9. Graylin Fox says:

    Hot man, working on stuff with tools, had braids, I’m there!

  10. Hey, Ciar at Six Sunday! WOOT Fabo to see ya here 🙂 And loving your six action, too!

  11. Lauri J Owen says:

    He sounds delicious!

  12. Yummy. More please!

  13. Liana Brooks says:

    Great tease! I love the idea of someone falling into a steampunk world. :o) Where can I get more?

  14. Dee Carney says:

    Love the steampunk feel in so few sentences.

  15. Steampunk fun with a hot sexy hero that has braids and leather. Sounds delicious!

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