For Friday, a short challenge. Below are three fairly generic passive phrases. Your goal is to make them active in a short scene, either fiction or non-fiction. You can choose one, two, or all three to play with, but you only have 100 words.
- [he/she/I] was devastated by [...]
- [feeling] was experienced by [...]
- [person/thing] was possessed by [...]
Tailor made for her, every inch of the dress possessed her body. Soft ripples of blue draped her shoulders, plunged just below mounds of creamy flesh, and rested on well rounded hips. Sasha's experience with seduction devastated her prey.
"I'll take it," she said to the clerk, smoothing long fingers over the fabric.
Her intentions were to have whatever it was she wanted, and tonight she would, over sips of white wine by the Malibu shores. By morning, the slice of property that belonged to Carl Hagean would be hers, for half of what it was worth.
"Perfect," she smiled.