Suga stalled by kissing the top of her head. Rizla didn’t approve of his outside friendships.He wanted Gustie to live.
A feral nature lucked beneath her beautiful face, a twisted spirit clothed in magnificent skin.
No ice flowed in her veins.
“Go now,” said the voice, “Before it fully wakes.”
Mirella’s heart began to pound. It was the voice that had caused her to be driven from home.
The crowd was a river of confusion, winding its way to the banquet hall.
“You are a mere girl,” sneered Sarris. “What can you know?”
The scepter was held by a dying hand.
“It should have never come to this. All blood and gore and malice.”