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Edge of Thorns 3 - Pt 22Part 22
I don't understand...
"So..." Nathan said slowly, trying to gather his thoughts together. "Can anyone explain to me why this is a bad thing? I mean, okay, I get that it's worrisome if the barrier that's keeping the Sins here is weakened, and it was pretty mean for him to attack Alton like that, but isn't having another angel around a good thing?" He looked over at Gabriel. "You said he's an angel of death too; doesn't it make sense to let him take the helm for that while you act as my guardian? If my encounter with the Sins in that old warehouse is any indication, I don't think they're very concerned with keeping me alive."
"If it were any other angel, I might agree with you," Gabriel said quietly. "Unfortunately, Raphael is possibly the worst angel that could have come here."
Alton nodded in agreement, removing his glasses to clean them on his shirt. "He has some history with all of us in one way or another, and the only one whose connection to him
Edge of Thorns 3 - Pt 21Part 21
I should just tell him. He'll find out anyway, and if I own it now, he'll be less angry than if I try to keep the truth from him.
Nathan knew the color had drained from his face, but he resigned himself to being caught. Bracing himself, he gave Alton a rueful smile while he looked over at him. "He asked me what happened that had him sensing me in danger." He waiting, watch while Alton's smile faded. "I'm sorry; I had to tell him..."
"No, you didn't," the devil breathed, eyes narrowing at him before he turned to Gabriel. He looked like he was about to say something, but instead sighed loudly, closing his eyes and shaking his head. He began back into the living room. "Well, I suppose we best discuss it now," he drawled, clearly agitated. "If we're lucky, we may actually be able to enjoy this holiday."
They watched him leave and heard him calling to the others to gather, saying he had something important to tell them now that they were all here. Nathan grimace
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