"His mate," Xander said with his slow smile.
A human mate and so soon after he's taken command.
I could be a room mate – help you with the bills and pay rent.
This one guy, I was his cell mate for a few months about the middle of my stretch; he was plain different.
He's a nice young man and I feel would make a far less labor intensive mate than Howie would have proved to be.
I'm not the mate of the Dark One.
"How?" my soul mate contradicted.
"Damian," Jule said, standing with his mate cradled in his arms.
For her, losing them was painful enough, but losing a mate - that would be agonizing.
A blue haired old lady with a walker and her mate hauling an oxygen tank looked at me as If I was the Boston strangler.
I had related to the detective what I'd learned from Willard Humphries, Grasso's cell mate, that he had a hide out somewhere away from Santa Barbara.
She was the ikira, the Guardians' queen, and a Seer, the mate of the White God, Damian.
His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.
She still didn't understand the depth of her talents or how to control the visions, and being alone and away from her mate made some days unbearable.
His heart rejoiced at the thought of his own mate carrying his child, but he couldn't help but to think of his own upbringing.
Interesting. Dusty found his mate and destroyed most of Florida.
The voice of Damian's mate, Sofi, was a whisper in his mind.
The Oracle is my mate, Damian growled.
"Dusty's mate?" he asked, looking her over again.
He wouldn't order your mate killed any more than he would his.
"What you're saying is that you rescue pitiful animals like your mate," Jule said.
"And if you come near my mate again, I will show no mercy," Jule added in a quiet tone that promised action.
That he's chosen you as his mate will basically ensure the continued existence of life as we know it.
The horrors from his mind fell away as she curled against her mate again.
Suddenly, Past-Death's words about how Deidre became Gabriel's mate clicked.
She hadn't seen her new mate, Darkyn – the Dark One – since he drank his fill of her hours before and left.
She'd challenged Gabriel's new mate to win him over in one week, or one of them lost their souls.
A bad deal by a deity or its mate will ruin the universe.
She hadn't thought to put her hair up; it blocked the name of her mate on her back.
As my mate, you have the ability to draw off my power.
It would not be seeming for the first deal of my mate to be a loss.
She's his mate by Immortal laws, and we both know how seriously he takes his duty.
"It means I accept you as my mate," he said.
"And you said …" "You're the mate of the Dark One.
It will become all that stands between your mate and the human world.
You said something similar two days ago, before I became the mate of the Dark One.
She felt centered and refreshed this morning, the newfound hunger for the blood of her mate sated for now.
My deal with your mate is dependent upon me succeeding.
The reminder of what her mate was made Deidre nauseous.
Neither mate can have someone else on the side.
The deal of my mate is sealed with my magic.
She'd experienced one night with an Immortal mate, and it was the most incredible night of her life.