Kashin seemed to wait for minutes as Yrene and Chaol watched the unfolding decadence from the emptying banquet table.
It had only been a matter of waiting for her to make her move, to let her lay the trap shed close to seal him to her forever.You— A smile from him, and Maeve stopped being able to speak.
Dorian said into the dark chasm of her mind, I was a slave once. You didnt really think Id allow myself to be so once again, did you?She thrashed, but he held her firm. You will free me, she hissed, and the voice was not that of a beautiful queen, but something vicious and cold. Starved and hateful.Youre old as the earth, and yet you thought I would truly fall for your offer. He chuckled, letting a wisp of his fire burn her. Maeve shrieked, silent and endless in their minds. Im surprised you fell for my trap.
I will kill you for this.Not if I kill you first. His fire became a living thing, wrapping around her pale throat. In the real world, in the place where their bodies existed.
You hurt my friend, he said with lethal calm. It will not be so very difficult to end you for it.
Is this the king you wish to be? Torturing a helpless female?Aelin said nothing, her eyes distant. Like shed retreated into herself at the realization that this sliver of hope was about to be washed away. Her friends with it.
Hellas guards Lorcan, Fenrys murmured. And Anneith, his consort, watches over Elide. Perhaps they will find each other.Hellass horse, Chaol said.
They turned toward him, dragging their eyes from the field.Chaol shook his head and gestured to the field, to the black mare and her rider. I call Farasha Hellass horse. Ive done so from the moment I met her.