I am Morte by Elyse Draper
A Short Story

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A creature that is hated and feared by mankind has fallen in love. Morte redefines devotion in a timeline spanning many millennia, and landscapes that baffle the senses. At the bedside of a comatose girl, who suffers from terminal burns, Morte spins stories of past lives lived and lost, and tales of love's eternal pursuit for completion.

About Elyse Draper

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A native Coloradan, Elyse brings a unique vision of the character found in the Rocky Mountains. Fluent in French, she spent time exploring Europe and its history in her late teens. Elyse has eclectic interests in studying the human mind, philosophy, and humanity and its varied cultures. Combining that with a lifelong admiration of nature, from astronomy to geology, she has experience with a broad spectrum of knowledge.Elyse has a poignant writing style that is both melodious and uncluttered, coming from an enduring love of poetry. The unique cadence, when coupled with dark fiction, provides an intriguing and memorable read. Her inspiration and understanding of the darker side of literature, and life, is drawn from the intimate experiences she has had in coping with hospice work, and terminally ill patients. That knowledge brings humanism to her plots, and unexpected emotions to her character development.Elyse still lives in Colorado, with her husband, daughter, one cat, one cockatoo, and two amazing K-9 companions. A blessed work environment that will continue to add love to her writing projects, and all other parts of her life.
Published November 24, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 55 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction