The coin was still rotating when four men in black uniforms appeared atop the stone stairs, an assortment of vicious weapons strapped to their bodies. By the time the copper thudded on the table, the wyvern glinting in the dim light, Aelin Galathynius was ready for bloodshed.
From page 25 of Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas.
From page 53 of Put a Ring on It by Beth Kendrick."This is a huge mistake," she said cheerfully. "But you know, it's kind of exciting.
A towering, hooded figure was gliding smoothly toward him, hovering over the ground, no feet or face visible beneath its robes, sucking on the night as it came.
Stumbling backward, Harry raised his wand.
From page 17 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling.
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading.