If Darian lost his focus and disappeared again, he suspected it'd be another week before he had a chance to sleep.
He touched it with some trepidation, fearing it'd changed back into the scarred maze that was him for so long.
It'd gotten worse after she touched him in the car.
Instead, she'd touched his soul, and it'd laughed and turned her magic away.
Figured it'd keep my mind off things, Rourk replied.
Figured it'd keep me busy 'til Jule brings in someone else.
It'd been too long since a normal woman overcame his first impression.
Though she couldn't see her own fate, she began to suspect which direction it'd take her in.
He didn't remember how he got it, and he doubted it'd been there before kiri put it there hours before.
It'd make a good bargaining tool for a deal.
It'd be nice to hear you wish you hadn't almost killed me.
I thought it'd be easy.
I thought it'd be easier.
I thought it'd be easy.
"That's for recruiting me without telling me it'd cost my soul," Harmony said, crouching beside her.
It'd be hard to spot the shape-shifter demon posing as Logan with his face shredded.
Whatever favor Fate asked of Death, it'd be huge.
He was the kind of man who struck once - and it'd kill his target.
As if it'd been a kid's room for a long time.
What a horrible life he'd lived, if this was the best it'd ever been for him!
"It'd do you well in our world to learn some respect, especially for the Ancients," Kris snapped.
She couldn't remember when the outdoors had felt so small or when it'd become so humid she was sweating in place.
It'd never happened in the history of Anshan that a nishani turned down her position.
It'd hit her on the spaceship ride home and had only grown deeper.
It'd make my job a darn sight easier.
It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule.
It'd stay up there, of course.
You say that like it'd be the worst thing you ever did.
It'd be nice to know if she's dangerous.
If you hadn't un-bonded her, it'd work.
It'd make my life easier.
More thunder boomed. Katie wondered what other kinds of storms the underworld might have. Would it rain something other than black water? With her luck, it'd rain bugs, like the beetle nest she skirted.
If it sank up there, it'd most likely float up to the surface after a few days or a week and then drift back down this way with the tide.
It'd take a legion of liars to pull that big a bluff.
She wondered how long it'd take before every vamp in the mansion was waiting in the locker room to claim what they could from her.
"Sometimes it seems like it'd be nice to have a bit clearer vision," she admitted.
An ache that remembered what it'd been like to trust someone else.