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Edge of Thorns 2 - Pt 47Part 47
I have to tell him. I don't want this to get worse...
"Okay! Okay!" He tried to pull back from her, but couldn't compel his body do what he wanted it to, instead continuing with the dance. The angel laughed as she let herself be guided into he next step, hooking her leg around his.
"What's wrong, Nathan?" Dawn asked sweetly, mockingly, meeting his gray-eyed gaze with hers, the smirk on her lips devious. "Feeling like things have gone out of your control?"
The writer clenched his jaw, stepping in time to the music. He twirled her around like the other dancers, pulling her close to his body. He couldn't tell whether his heart was racing in panic or something else. "This isn't funny, Lumiel..."
"No? I think it's hilarious." She laughed again as Nathan picked her up in a lift. Her blue eyes flashed. "I want to be absolutely sure that we're clear this time: you will tell me right now how you know where I'm keeping Avaritia."
"I said okay!" Nathan snapped, his vo
Edge of Thorns 2 - Pt 41Part 41
It isn't my place to invite her.
Nathan gave her a thin frown. "He's been badly injured," he explained. "And I think for now it'd be better just for people he knows to visit. I don't know what kind of shape he's in."
The photographer pouted and sighed, but nodded in resignation. "Okay," she breathed. "I'll just... wait for Scott in the lobby." Susan gave him a tentative smile. "It was nice meeting you, Nathan." They exchanged brief farewell waves before she left down the hall.
Nathan wondered how much of his scant ten minutes he had lost talking to her as he entered Alton's room.
"Well, at least one of us is mobile."
Alton was sitting up in bed, a myriad of tubes and monitors connected to him, including a tube set in his nostrils to help him breathe. He wasn't wearing his glasses, and his skin was very pale, but he still smiled when Nathan stepped in. "Looks like you made it out alright. The doctors told me I was lucky I didn't need a blood transfusion." There was
Little Miss It“Do you enjoy her company?”
That, Avadaci concluded, had been the extent of his grandfather’s kindness. Thank the stars he had broken his neck after a failed attempt to ascend the castle staircase. Not that many were privy to this information. The official listing on the cause of death involved something along the lines of falling in battle after slaying at least a dozen demons, although this was treated with quite a bit of skepticism by the general populace. Yet, interestingly enough, a decent portion of the locals believed a tale about the cannibals of Unkhtom devouring him whole.
Not that Avadaci really cared how his grandfather had died. He was just glad he was dead. And if he was glad his grandfather had died, Avadaci wondered, why did he have to attend his funeral? In fact, the whole kingdom was glad his grandfather had died. Why did they have to attend the funeral?
“Oh Avad,” proclaimed his mother, “obv
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