The bond creates more than dependency; it gives you a helluva lot of influence over him.
Their bond felt permanent, and she had no idea what to do about it.
I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
The bond between mates is strong.
The bond I shared with Gabriel.
The bond brings you together.
He felt her turmoil through their bond and ached to ease her pain.
We'll see just how strong your bond to him is.
The bond between them was fading.
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.
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.
Lisa felt an immediate bond with the slender mother of her rescuer.
She touched his jaw with cold fingertips, and the bond between them opened.
The sensations were similar to her bond with Jule: sweet and warm.
Unlike the cold rain of her father's energy, theirs was warm and cheerful, like her bond to Jule.
It's also a bond that folks in my position have to be careful about taking on, because it leaves me vulnerable.
"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.
I kept you quiet long enough for the bond to stick.
The mating bond has to take.
The mating bond is absolute, isn't it?
Who'd stopped because she asked him and showed some sign of yielding to their bond, if not to her.
Darkyn's bond has given you insight.
"You know the Immortal mating bond is what made you connect with him," Darkyn continued.
"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.
A double-bond couldn't be broken, but did she want it to be?
Darkyn's approach to the mating bond was much different than Gabriel's.
The bond brought mates together, but it didn't create a relationship.
She leaned into him, yielding as the intensity of the bond between them grew hot and demanding.
The first thing she felt was the bond to Jule, who was in the next room.
The energy around them was lively; they were brothers whose bond was formed during their years in the bowels of hell.
There had been an instant bond between them from the day they met.
Startled by the bond, she stopped.
If her bond to him was like hers to Gabriel, he'd be able to find her no matter what.
Now here is a Lombard bond and a letter; it is a premium for the man who writes a history of Suvorov's wars.
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.
It's the oldest bond there is, old enough to keep the mating bond from shifting when she wins her deal.
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.
The bond between them was weakening with him.
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.