On it was one soul, that of his brother Kris, who had given up his life to get Katie out of Death's underworld.
I don't suppose you will find a need to raise him or Kris as you did me.
Andre, Kris and Sasha.
Past-Death took Kris, Gabe summarized.
And this is for taking Kris from me!
"I didn't … I don't know a Kris," she stammered.
And Rhyn and Kris and Kiki, Toby said cheerfully.
You made Kris and Gabe trade their souls for Katie and baby's then you quit.
I'm violating Immortal Code by serving you, by locking Rhyn in Hell to keep Kris from killing him.
"His brother Kris will take care of it," she said.
The Council That Was Seven would survive without the three of them: Sasha, who'd sold out long ago; Kris, who needed to die; and him, whom Andre'd kill as soon as he killed Kris.
Kris, death dude's here.
Kris raised an eyebrow and turned to Ully.
"Ully, check the info we got from her," Kris ordered.
Kris waited until the door closed.
Kris asked, the worry lines on his forehead deepening.
"That doesn't make sense," Kris said, and leaned forward.
Kris looked at him hard.
Neither Kris nor Sasha was capable of mercy or empathy.
As the leader of the Council That Was Seven, Kris would be obligated to take the first Ancient mate.
Kris's features clouded, and Gabriel suspected it was because Kris had been with his current lover, Jade, for hundreds of years.
"This isn't good," Kris voiced.
Kris shook his head, his look of disapproval mixed with amusement.
Gabriel liked Kris as much as he'd ever liked anyone despite the bad blood between Kris and his half-brother, Rhyn.
Kris slid two rare green life crystals across the table, the common form of payment for an assassination not ordered by Death herself.
Kris left, and Gabriel closed his eyes, crossing into the shadow world before emerging on the street outside the woman's apartment building.
No girls ever visit my lab, and Kris rarely lets me leave.
Kris glanced at her and then back at the screen.
"Meaning she's immune to many of our talents," Kris supplied with a frown.
He studied the DNA molecule to see if the child was related to the man.
He didn't doubt his second and his lover would move on, if Kris chose to take the woman as his mate.
Andre pursed his lips in displeasure as Kris reappeared.
Kris asked as he poured himself a second glass of whiskey.
Kris sat opposite his brother.
Kris knew his brother too well to know he'd not betray the trust of anyone, even a man who wanted to kill him.
Kris took it and they walked through the shadow world through the portal leading to the Sanctuary where the Council meetings took place.
Kris, care to explain?
"I'll start," Kris said.
Kris, the Council will need some sort of proof that this isn't another ploy by one of you to wipe out the others.
He didn't say this, but Kris knew it was on everyone's mind.
Kris sat back, satisfied.
Kris remained where he was, aware they'd destroy each other if allowed.