I run my hands through my hair, trying to keep myself from exploding. Doesn't she see the problem? We don't have time to sleep all day. We need to get back to Inferna.
I never got to see him strip and destroy those whod ruined us.I never got to see the fruition of my sacrifice.
But it didnt matter.I loved him with all my heart.Id given him everything.
Id finally set him free.COULD YOU FEEL her loyalty, Nila? Her unfailing spirit toward her beloved family?
Cuts voice tore me from the hypnosis of learning about Mabel Hawk. She was the only reason the Hawks had become the superpower they were today. Without her, without her determination and willingness to do whatever it took, the Hawks wouldve remained poor and unknown.
I rolled my shoulders, forcing myself to snap out of the trance hed put me in. I couldnt forget I stood in a dank mine—the very mine William Hawk started so many centuries ago. Cut wasnt telling me history for the fun of it—he gave me a prelude to the debt I would soon have to pay.Zeb and Ace exchange a look, their jaws tense.
Dean approaches his brothers. I have travelled with Arianna these past few months, and I swear to you, she has always had the best interests of both Fae and vampire at heart. She seeks nothing but peace and freedom for both our kind.Zeb looks at me, scanning me up and down. We have not known each other long, princess, but I remember when you and Fen visited my realm for food and talk. I sensed in you then what I sense in you now. The will to do good. He turns to Ace. I trust her, brother.
The Prince of Sloth points to the map. Even if we were to fight with you, how can we win? Levi, Niam, and even Asher have pledged alliance to Lucian. As we speak, they march with an army of thousands—vampire, Shade, and Fae—toward the Realm of Gluttony. They will take it in three days' time.I point to a shallow crossing on the map, a place where the river grows thin enough to walk over. They will have to pass through here. We meet them with your combined armies and force them into battle.