The bond between mates is strong.
The bond creates more than dependency; it gives you a helluva lot of influence over him.
I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
Their bond felt permanent, and she had no idea what to do about it.
The bond I shared with Gabriel.
The bond brings you together.
Darkyn's bond has given you insight.
I kept you quiet long enough for the bond to stick.
The mating bond has to take.
She was surprised to find the idea of tasting him didn't repulse her, as if the intimate bond with him was natural.
Deidre approached unbidden and stood before him, wishing she understood him and their bond better.
The first thing she felt was the bond to Jule, who was in the next room.
The sensations were similar to her bond with Jule: sweet and warm.
Who'd stopped because she asked him and showed some sign of yielding to their bond, if not to her.
Darkyn's approach to the mating bond was much different than Gabriel's.
Lisa felt an immediate bond with the slender mother of her rescuer.
She leaned into him, yielding as the intensity of the bond between them grew hot and demanding.
"I'm not about to be tricked into another bond or whatever it is you're trying to trick me into," she replied.
The mating bond alone makes it easy for a woman to control her mate.
"If I say the words you want, are you manipulating me into this bond, the same way you did to get me into Hell?" she demanded.
The mating bond is absolute, isn't it?
A double-bond couldn't be broken, but did she want it to be?
Startled by the bond, she stopped.
"You know the Immortal mating bond is what made you connect with him," Darkyn continued.
There had been an instant bond between them from the day they met.
She touched his jaw with cold fingertips, and the bond between them opened.
It's also a bond that folks in my position have to be careful about taking on, because it leaves me vulnerable.
The energy around them was lively; they were brothers whose bond was formed during their years in the bowels of hell.
Unlike the cold rain of her father's energy, theirs was warm and cheerful, like her bond to Jule.
If her bond to him was like hers to Gabriel, he'd be able to find her no matter what.
When returning from his leave, Rostov felt, for the first time, how close was the bond that united him to Denisov and the whole regiment.
He felt her turmoil through their bond and ached to ease her pain.
This was too similar to what she physically felt towards Gabriel to be anything other than the Immortal bond that branded Darkyn's name across her shoulders.
The original bond from the time-before-time.
The bond brought mates together, but it didn't create a relationship.
It's the oldest bond there is, old enough to keep the mating bond from shifting when she wins her deal.
We'll see just how strong your bond to him is.
Now here is a Lombard bond and a letter; it is a premium for the man who writes a history of Suvorov's wars.
The bond between them was weakening with him.
He didn't understand the ins and outs of their blood bond, but he knew how much she rocked his world when she drank from him earlier.
The bond between them was fading.
Before you start following the poor woman like in a James Bond movie, maybe we should give the entire Dawkins clan a rest.
The bond is voluntary.