12 Days of Christmas Excerpts Contest Day 4

____ went for the first thing she could reach. A pillow. In her fright, she didn’t care. She whaled it over his head again and again, until the thing tore apart and feathers rained everywhere.

When all that was left in her hand was an empty pillow case, and she was breathing hard, she looked up at him again. The guy was covered in feathers, arms crossed over his chest, glaring at her. “Feel better now?”

_____ screamed again.

“Knock it off!” he commanded, his voice booming.

_____ shut up instantly.

He sighed, in what sounded like relief.

Possible points: 8

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