Another Snippet for Rainbow Snippets, a Facebook group.
“Adrik, no.” Vuk could see the bird’s intent before it happened. The way the bird puffed up, the intensity of the flames getting brighter. In a few quick seconds, Mikhail’s body was going to resemble Adrik’s tux. “You can’t go burning visiting dignitaries.”
“In his defense,” the man standing next to Vuk casually said, “Mikhail was insulting you, and your mating, and he pinched your mate’s ass.”