It's time to treat you to more from my current work-in-progress.
This is the scene where Dante meets his other half for the first time. I skipped only a little from last week's tease.
This is still a first draft so please pardon any errors.
Tossing back the shot, I caught the eye of the young waiter who sauntered over and took my refill order. As I waited, I noticed the men around watching. One took a step in my direction. With an imperceptible shake of my head I dissuaded him from coming closer, still too tense to entertain company.