You've got demons after you.
I'm going to kill demons and collect souls, until I set things right.
Rather than taking souls and risking a run-in with him or his dealers, the demons snatched the dead or killed whomever they wanted and brought them here, where they'd have more time for soul extraction.
Demons – especially those personally trained by Darkyn – knew how to sense weakness.
The demons had been able to enter her realm when the sky broke apart.
The mating bond of the Immortals and deities and the blood bond of the demons were the two oldest bonds, unbreakable under the Immortal Code and from the laws older than the Code.
Immortals and death-dealers battled the remaining demons at the warehouse-sized storage facility where the demons had been gathering the human dead.
The demons can't access it, but an Immortal or dealer who goes through Hell can.
In the course of a few months, the old understanding between Immortals and demons – that humans were off-limits – crashed to the ground.
When you left, the demons were pouring in, the Lake of Souls was bubbling and everything else was falling apart.
He hated the idea but understood the necessity, especially after finding the second compass in the hands of demons within a week.
We're tracking the demons now but not fast enough.
"Speaking of people in your hair, you may want to keep an eye out for any pesky demons," Gabriel said.
That's the one the demons seem to be after.
"Fifty four dead demons, three hundred dead mortals," Landon reported after a few minutes.
He walked down the line to the nearest of the five the demons had approached with offers and paused before the Immortal with icy blue eyes.
Reading their minds confirmed they were considering the demons' offers.
You serious about demons being after me?
The glowing green gems on the bottom were souls the demons had extracted.
"Or who makes a deal with the demons," Tymkyn added.
"Five reported interactions with demons this evening," Landon said.
Four demons lay dead in the living room of his house, while the Immortal had dragged himself into the garage.