In my newest release, Ablaze, Marlee learns what it means to be a leader, and she must decide whether she’ll step up or crumple under pressure. Check out this scene:
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Ranger Rose pulled me aside. “Marlee, are you doing okay?”
I feigned surprise and assured her that I felt well. “I can see that you feel well physically, but it seems like something is holding you back from fully engaging in this leadership opportunity.” Talking to Ranger Rose with her professional vocabulary reminds me of that Alex guy – the Alex guy who hosted Jeopardy! for forever, not the Alex in our group – and I sometimes feel like I should practice responses to her so I sound educated enough to be taken seriously.
She was waiting for me to answer, so I ...