Carnal Nature by Catherine Russell

Her eyes fluttered open to rest upon the lone figure. She stretched, long limbs partially entwined in silken sheets. Sweat from the previous night’s exertions still glistened on her skin.

“Come back to bed, love,” she said, but the shadow remained fixed before the dawn-soaked window.

She extended her legs once more, rising from the bed with fluid grace to stand by his side. Leaning against him, their sweat mingled as their bodies joined once again. Her arms curled around his shoulders.

“It was a mistake,” he whispered.

His chest rose and fell heavily as she stroked his flesh and nuzzled his neck. “How can you say that?” she asked, planting kisses between each word. “It can’t be wrong for us to be together like this.” Her tongue licked salt from his neck, found his jaw, his chin.

“It’s wrong,” he said.

“It’s not wrong for wolves to prey on rabbits; is it?” She took her lover’s face in her hands. “Now that we’re the same, we’ll hunt together. We were meant to share… everything. ” Her hands grabbed his hair, pulling his face down to hers. She sucked his lips, nipping the flesh. His passion rose, breaking free to match her own.

His fingers traced the four long strips torn into her side. Already the wounds were beginning to heal. Despite himself, he longed for the next full moon – with her by his side.

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18 responses to “Carnal Nature by Catherine Russell

  1. Randal Houle

    interesting take on the theme. I can’t help saying, “doogie style?” LOL

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  3. Werewolves are totally sexy, much more so than vampires. Very well done, and beautiful imagery. Thanks for sharing.

  4. adampb

    Nasty werewolves. Lovely dialogue between the characters.
    Adam B @revhappiness

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  6. Already love werewolves, but I really like the subtlety with which you’ve handled this. Very nicely done.

    Ever read Alice Borchardt?

  7. sexy and very topical right now.

  8. this is smoking hot – very sexy and very guttural/animalistic!

  9. LOVE it. werewolves in their youth…very sexy and surprising. definite rise in energy there as the wolves appear.

  10. John Riley

    Didn’t see that coming. Subtle and sexy. Well-done.

  11. Can you say SEXY? Smokin…mmm. This was outtasight, momma!

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  13. Way to take the easily cliched scene of the regretted affair and turn it on it’s ear! Nice exposition and the dialogue has a sold rhythm. Hot!

  14. guy

    The classicism has me forgetting that i’m reading about werewolves. I think that’s a good thing.

  15. Wow. Very steamy, even if it is about werewolves. Peace…

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  17. nothing like a good chewy roll in the hay to get ya through to the next full moon. Fun and as noted…Smokey!

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