Edge of Thorns 3 - Pt 45Part 45
There was no way... he had to be lying. He couldn't bring Marni back. Nathan didn't want to believe it, didn't want to hope it could be true. Yet, at the same time, he knew the angel wasn't lying. Raphael couldn't lie. But... could it really be true?
"I don't understand," Nathan breathed, shaking his head, trying not to let his words shake him. He looked up and met his gaze. "How?"
Raphael seemed to relax while he held his hands open to him. "I, like Gabriel, am Death. I can undo what has been done. It is as simple as that. I do not know for certain why Gabriel has not told you this, but I can guess that it has to do with your test. Losing Marni is what has challenged your will to live. Promising to return her to you makes it all too easy to forget why you are really being tested."
"They didn't even want to tell me that before." Nathan rubbed his temples. "The only reason I know why I'm being tested is because Alton got hurt, and Gabriel let it slip. I don'