Darkyn sentence example

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  • Darkyn stepped out of the corner where he stood and Deidre grew edgy, fear fluttering through her.
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  • "Deal settled," Darkyn said, stepping aside.
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  • Darkyn watched her go.
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  • Deidre closed her eyes as Darkyn's arm snaked out to grab her neck.
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  • She hadn't seen her new mate, Darkyn – the Dark One – since he drank his fill of her hours before and left.
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  • Deidre's hand went to her neck, where Darkyn had placed a slender collar.
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  • But … there has only been one other Dark One before Darkyn.
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  • Don't know …how Darkyn did it.
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  • She shivered, not wanting to imagine what Darkyn was capable of or how hard it might be to outmaneuver him to leave Hell.
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  • "If Darkyn agrees," Zamon added.
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  • Darkyn would not approve.
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  • There was no way a creature like Darkyn, who valued control over everything, was going to let her talk to Zamon.
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  • Darkyn warned her about running.
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  • The sound of bodies hitting the stone floor behind her preceded Darkyn grabbing her by a few seconds.
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  • Deidre opened her eyes, distracted by the flow of cool magic from Darkyn into her.
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  • "Go," Darkyn ordered and released her.
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  • It was probably just Darkyn's magic, which he used to kill the demons.
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  • Something told her Darkyn wasn't so considerate.
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  • One question was answered: Darkyn was obligated to protect her in some way.
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  • Darkyn stood beside the hearth.
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  • Just under six feet tall, wide-shouldered and lean, Darkyn's youthful appearance was framed by short, dark hair.
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  • Darkyn extended his hand, drawing her from the thoughts before it was able to form fully.
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  • "It was a clever deal," Darkyn said, approving.
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  • If Darkyn wanted her to win, what had she forgotten to add to the terms, so she won?
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  • Not Past-Death, not Darkyn.
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  • He'd said she had a chance not only to leave, but also to help save Gabriel's life, if she did exactly as Darkyn said.
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  • She swallowed hard, willing herself to remember that she was meant for Gabriel, even if it was Darkyn's name on her back.
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  • The heaviness of her mind grew, until she wasn't certain why she should resist Darkyn in the first place.
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  • But, if an Immortal or human or deity corners you, and you aren't able to summon me, you need to know how to defend yourself, Darkyn started.
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  • Gabriel's body was built for power; Darkyn's was crafted for agility.
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  • What would it be like to run her hands over Darkyn's lean frame the way she had Gabriel's, to feel his sharp teeth nip the delicate skin of her inner thighs and breasts?
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  • Was she destined to feel that for Darkyn, despite knowing what he was?
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  • They are the only ones, Darkyn's growl was unusually soft, almost a purr.
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  • 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.
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  • His advice had been to give in to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn cupped her cheek with one hand, the cool energy spreading as his thumb rubbed her cheek lightly.
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  • She may live an eternity, even if her soul comes to you eventually, Darkyn explained.
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  • Darkyn's hand rested on her hip.
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  • Darkyn's intentions were the opposite.
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  • No part of her was willing to risk an encounter with Darkyn's other form.
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  • Unlike Gabriel, who was gentle, teasing, Darkyn was demanding.
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  • Darkyn moved in and out of her slowly, taking her closer to her climax.
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  • She remembered touching Darkyn's chest and feeling aroused by the idea of his hands on her.
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  • She'd dreamt of sleeping with Darkyn.
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  • The dread and guilt at the pit of her stomach were countered by the confusion of knowing that she'd fallen into the grip of the Immortal laws first with Gabriel then with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's assertions about her destiny being with him left her in a foul mood.
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  • Gabriel had been, and she was furious at herself for not taking him more seriously and for choosing to accept Darkyn's deal instead of taking a chance with Gabriel.
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  • Unwritten terms, Darkyn called them.
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  • He might at least explain what these laws were that condemned her to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's amusement at the deal made her shudder.
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  • Darkyn had baited her.
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  • She wore the metal collar that marked her as Darkyn's food source.
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  • Across the room, Darkyn held the tension of a taut rubber band.
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  • Darkyn's hands were clasped behind his back.
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  • "What do you want from me, Darkyn?" she asked, afraid to admit how right he was.
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  • Darkyn pursued calmly, eyes glowing.
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  • Darkyn pretended to consider.
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  • Even Gabriel has, Darkyn said.
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  • Darkyn caught her hands and pushed them down to her side.
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  • "You know the Immortal mating bond is what made you connect with him," Darkyn continued.
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  • Darkyn gave a slow smile.
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  • They left her beyond confused, terrified and certain she didn't want anything to do with Darkyn right now.
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  • You know Past-Death will stop at nothing to get what she wants, Darkyn said.
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  • There had to be a catch with Darkyn's deal.
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  • It wasn't possible she was meant for Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn responded by removing his hand from her body.
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  • Both displayed Darkyn's name.
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  • Darkyn touched her arm again, his cool energy making her snap.
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  • Darkyn's dark eyes glowed.
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  • Darkyn stopped where he was and lifted a hand.
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  • Darkyn tipped her chin up, until she met his gaze again.
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  • Sensing she was yielding, Darkyn drew her into his body.
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  • Darkyn pushed her away again.
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  • "Nice try," Darkyn chuckled.
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  • Darkyn was quiet and still, his body relaxed for the first time since she'd known him.
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  • Darkyn lifted his head to study her.
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  • "Why me, Darkyn?" she asked, distraught.
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  • Darkyn was like a housecat that dragged in beheaded birds and left them in the middle of the floor for its owner.
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  • Darkyn pushed her far enough to meet her gaze.
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  • "I'm yours, Darkyn," she whispered.
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  • "I'm yours, Darkyn," she said.
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  • Darkyn left her silently.
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  • Darkyn has been spinning out of control for many years.
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  • She wanted to slap him, more because he was making it obvious how right Darkyn was.
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  • "The danger with Darkyn is dealing and you, my dear, are harmless," he replied.
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  • Darkyn didn't have compassion.
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  • Deidre almost cringed at the thought of leaving the chamber after her first venture out that landed her not only in trouble but also in Darkyn's bed.
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  • He was on the Council until shortly after I died-dead, after which he betrayed the Immortals to work for the Dark One, Darkyn's predecessor.
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  • Darkyn cracked down on him, and Sasha hurt his daughter.
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  • Darkyn's daughter appeared frail and gaunt, her skin a shade or two darker than the white pillow beneath her head.
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  • I guess the time this all happened was when Darkyn took on the Dark One.
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  • "I was waiting in the portal room with her when Darkyn came to tell me I wasn't leaving," Wynn said with mild amusement.
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  • Darkyn did two things that she almost agreed with.
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  • Maybe I shouldn't be, but I'm glad Darkyn stripped her power.
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  • Her deal with Darkyn damned her, but also saved her life.
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  • Darkyn was known for going through them like tissue paper.
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  • It didn't make sense that nothing could save the girl, or that Darkyn was capable of trying to.
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  • The slow smile she distrusted spread across Darkyn's face.
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  • Darkyn tipped her chin up to meet her gaze.
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  • Darkyn flicked a nail against the pad of his thumb.
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  • She glanced back over her shoulder to see Darkyn standing where she left him, hands clasped behind his back, watching her with the cold smile that told her there was more going on than she suspected.
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  • It was the opposite of Darkyn's, whose was subtle and calming.
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  • Did you say Darkyn is the Dark One?
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  • You reek of Darkyn's power.
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  • Darkyn was always too far ahead of her, twisting her into knots to keep her in place.
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  • I, uh, made a deal with Darkyn a few days ago for him to remove my brain tumor.
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  • I guess she made a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's been relentless in pursuing me.
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  • There were no advantages with Darkyn and she was the last person on the planet who would try to seduce anyone, especially a demon.
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  • Darkyn had to know this.
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  • Darkyn recently decided to send his demons after human kids.
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  • She was beyond terrified of the power Darkyn held.
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  • She wasn't able to make an official deal with Darkyn to save the kids, and she had nothing to offer him.
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  • It left her on the covered landing where Darkyn first brought her.
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  • Deidre emerged in her room, a full second before Darkyn did.
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  • For a long moment, Darkyn was quiet.
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  • Darkyn rested his hands on her hips and drew her into his body.
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  • Why did you have to ruin this, Darkyn?
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  • You hurt my feelings, Darkyn.
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  • It really did hurt to think that Darkyn outright tested others and they failed when it came to her.
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  • Darkyn himself had shown some signs of being affected by her, perhaps not as much as she liked, but more than she ever expected.
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  • Any thought she had of trying to make it here faded whenever she saw the desert or thought about how Darkyn manipulated her.
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  • Darkyn would find her no matter what, but she had the urge to see trees.
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  • She expected Darkyn to have severed her ability to leave.
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  • Darkyn didn't appear to force her to return.
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  • Her thoughts went to Darkyn but her instincts warned her it wasn't him.
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  • She didn't fully understand the demon senses that Darkyn indicated were part of her now.
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  • She could summon Darkyn, though she feared his reaction to her leaving more than what these people would do to her.
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  • Darkyn gave her the power to seduce without the knowledge on how to turn off its effects, if it was even possible.
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  • You were supposed to grab Gabe's mate, not Darkyn's.
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  • Darkyn can read either to find out who grabbed her.
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  • Darkyn can track her.
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  • Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.
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  • Darkyn's dark gaze was on her, not the dealer.
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  • Darkyn held out a hand to her.
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  • Darkyn touched her neck.
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  • She waited for Darkyn to return but was too scared of what he was capable of doing to open the door and see the damage.
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  • Granted, she hadn't heard anything, but she knew Darkyn well enough to know he didn't plan on leaving anyone alive.
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  • His dark eyes swept over her, lingering at her neck, where her wound had healed with Darkyn's power.
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  • She wasn't certain what to feel: angry at Darkyn for setting her up or sorrow at facing the mate she'd never have.
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  • She glanced at Darkyn, who was still.
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  • I, um, made a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn had tensed at Gabriel's' movement.
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  • She hesitated and glanced at Darkyn.
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  • "Gods, Darkyn," he muttered, astonished.
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  • Darkyn's eyes were on Gabriel.
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  • "I win this round," Darkyn said, a faint smile on his face.
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  • "I came here to … visit," she said with a quick glance at Darkyn.
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  • "Followed her," Darkyn corrected.
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  • The bitch betrayed me to you, Darkyn.
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  • "The funny thing about traitors," Darkyn replied.
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  • Deidre's eyes drifted to Darkyn in a sense of longing.
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  • Darkyn rescued me from them.
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  • Deidre glanced at Darkyn in puzzlement.
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  • He didn't hurt me, she said, looking at Darkyn with renewed fear.
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  • Darkyn, I never should've come here.
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  • "For once, I agree with Darkyn," Gabriel said.
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  • Darkyn motioned to her.
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  • Sensing her anxiety, Darkyn rested a hand on her hip.
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  • "I'll have him brought to the shadow world and summon you," Darkyn said.
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  • Would you consider a trade, Darkyn?
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  • She moved away from Darkyn to stand in front of Gabriel, searching his gaze.
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  • "Oh, god," she mumbled with a look at Darkyn.
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  • If Darkyn ever, ever hurts you, you have a place to go.
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  • Gabriel made her heart flutter; Darkyn made it fly.
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  • Darkyn nudged her in return, assuring her he wasn't angry.
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  • Darkyn nudged her head aside.
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  • Darkyn kissed her, hot, hard and demanding.
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  • "Play, love," Darkyn growled, nipping her hard.
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  • Darkyn drank more from her than before, leaving her lightheaded.
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  • Her eyes brimmed with tears, and she ducked her head to hide them from Darkyn.
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  • She didn't move from Darkyn's body.
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  • A slow smile spread across Darkyn's face.
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  • Darkyn didn't back down, and the light of lust flared in his gaze.
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  • No part of her would let Darkyn hurt her world.
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  • Darkyn said nothing about leaving Hell after they returned from her apartment.
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  • Darkyn wore her out, and when she'd woken, she was alone.
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  • Darkyn will know what it is the minute he sees it.
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  • Should it matter that she was Darkyn's daughter?
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  • Yet the alternative was that Darkyn probably killed Wynn tomorrow, when he failed.
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  • Darkyn's first few lessons returned to her.
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  • She heard what was behind his message, the cunning edge Darkyn didn't try to hide behind pretty words like Wynn did.
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  • I imagine if you had that ability, Darkyn would've discovered it.
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  • Though I could always wait until tomorrow, after Darkyn deals with you.
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  • You'll be the one person in the universe who finds an ounce of good in that creature, Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's shared sense warned her.
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  • This was the kind of man whose depravity Darkyn preyed on.
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  • Darkyn's bond has given you insight.
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  • You can always walk away, she told him, repeating the words Darkyn used to lure her into the deal they made originally.
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  • Darkyn always keeps his terms.
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  • And if I tell Darkyn you've got a solution?
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  • If it does, wouldn't you rather take a chance to owe me than be in debt to Darkyn?
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  • Was this how Darkyn knew how to make deals?
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  • Deidre looked behind her, expecting to see Darkyn behind her and relieved that he wasn't.
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  • Deidre twisted to display the tattoos marking her as Darkyn's.
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  • I'm about to summon Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn said Hell would do what she asked, so she willed her hair shorter and blonde.
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  • An image of Darkyn appeared forefront before the images swirled and began to play a disjointed movie.
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  • She watched the battle with the Dark One – the one Darkyn lost – and saw him banished to the bowels of Hell.
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  • Darkyn spent much of his lifetime in battle, she noted.
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  • Any contender for the Dark One position was slaughtered by Darkyn personally.
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  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.
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  • Darkyn dealt with her the same way he did everything else in his life.
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  • Darkyn claimed there was, but she saw no silver lining to her existence.
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  • Darkyn didn't restrict her movement or who she saw, but the idea of seeing Gabriel again so soon after their meeting yesterday disturbed her.
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  • Darkyn was right; she still had feelings for Death, and she didn't know what to do about them.
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  • She almost told him that – of the two of them – she was the one with nothing to fear from Darkyn.
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  • We stopped Darkyn's demons from massacring the kids.
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  • How did you convince Darkyn to stop?
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  • I was going to Darkyn myself to make a deal to save you.
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  • Anyway, I saw how Darkyn was created from a lowborn demon scorned by others because he was smaller.
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  • Basically. Or would've been, if Darkyn hadn't decided to honor the informal deal he made with her.
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  • Knowing what she did now about her destiny, would she have sought out a deal with Darkyn?
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  • Darkyn is not an easy person to understand or live with, and I'm still not certain at all what to think of him at times.
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  • As much as it hurt, she knew her place was with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn said my weakness is being taken advantage of by others.
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  • "Darkyn will make you a deal you probably can't live with," she guessed.
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  • Gabriel had no way of knowing that Darkyn was in and out of her mind.
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  • He was asking for a favor, one Darkyn would discover within seconds of her returning to Hell.
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  • What would Darkyn do with such a damning secret?
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  • He couldn't know that she was about to become the only thing standing between his soul and Darkyn.
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  • It's strange, but I've learned from Darkyn not to be ashamed of my nature.
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  • I'll accept all risk and if Darkyn is angry, I'll take you with me.
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  • "One might ask why you're distressing my mate," Darkyn said.
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  • She had no idea if Darkyn sought her out when she was upset because he thought she might be in danger or because he was concerned about her being with her ex.
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  • Darkyn's frame was rigid and his growl loud.
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  • "This was where we met, Darkyn," Gabe said.
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  • Darkyn's arm slid around her when the portal closed behind Gabriel.
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  • "You always knew when I'm upset," she said to Darkyn.
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  • "Darkyn …" she whispered.
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  • It was impossible to help Gabriel without Darkyn finding out.
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  • Darkyn wrapped both arms around her and lowered his head.
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  • Darkyn released her and lifted his chin towards an awaiting portal.
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  • Darkyn did not slay the Dark One.
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  • "The danger with Darkyn is dealing," Zamon said.
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  • Unlike Darkyn, whose hair was short, Zamon's long hair was captured in a braid.
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  • His smile didn't reach his gaze but revealed fangs the size of Darkyn's.
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  • The strange calm she felt around Zamon remained, and she recalled more clearly Darkyn's words about how the original Dark One lured in his prey.
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  • "You're Darkyn's father," she said, surprised.
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  • Darkyn is a poised predator.
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  • "Why did Darkyn let you live?" she asked in a strangled voice.
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  • "Darkyn loses no time claiming his victory," Zamon said.
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  • "Wow. Okay," she murmured, alarmed every time she learned more about why people feared Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's lie detector skill gave Deidre a tingling at the base of her skull that she took to be a red flag.
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  • Darkyn stripped my power when I left Hell.
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  • Darkyn hasn't hurt me and won't.
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  • Darkyn's approach to the mating bond was much different than Gabriel's.
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  • Darkyn … no way in hell.
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  • What she started to feel for Gabriel had been real; what she felt for Darkyn was real.
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  • "I'll think about it," Darkyn's mate said.
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  • Darkyn took her arm.
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  • A flare of interest was in Darkyn's black gaze, one that made her realize he wasn't leaving until he was finished with her.
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  • Darkyn caught her easily and pushed her back in front of him, her back to the wall.
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  • Deidre hated that Darkyn was right.
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  • The bed shifted under the weight of Darkyn's frame as he settled in beside her.
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  • "I'm yours, Darkyn," she said the words in a hushed voice.
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  • She didn't try to hide them this time; Darkyn had stripped her bare.
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  • Darkyn wore her out enough to where her thoughts no longer spun out of control.
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  • Darkyn withdrew from her neck.
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  • Darkyn was ancient, according to the tutorial she'd watched, from the time-before-time.
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  • It was the first time Darkyn ever brought his daughter up.
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  • "I keep my terms," Darkyn replied.
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  • "A man like that will find his way back here," Darkyn said.
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  • "Darkyn," she called softly.
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  • Darkyn turned his other side to her, and Deidre stared.
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  • Darkyn replaced his shirt.
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  • As much as it didn't make sense, as much as his day job terrified her … She wanted Darkyn, more so now that she knew he had a side – however tiny – that was capable of caring for her and only her.
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  • If Darkyn didn't want you, he never would've let that mark form on you.
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  • Deidre's anger deflated at the confirmation of Darkyn's thaw.
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  • Darkyn's not the only one who likes it rough.
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  • Darkyn had mentioned Selyn.
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  • Her palms were sweaty at the thought of seeing Darkyn's daughter, but she wasn't certain why.
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  • It wasn't Darkyn, and the vision accompanying it was from the shadow world.
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  • Simple. Because of Darkyn's bitch, I've got a price on my head from the Dark One.
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  • Darkyn's bitch will get us into Hell.
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  • Her thoughts went to what Darkyn taught her about dealing.
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  • "Darkyn made a deal with Gabriel for your soul, Harmony," she said.
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  • Whoever finds you first, Darkyn keeps you.
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  • Deidre guessed the death dealer knew enough about Darkyn to fear him.
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  • She probably knew many of the same rules Darkyn did about creating terms.
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  • She couldn't stand the thought of seeing Selyn hurt, as much because of everything the girl had been through as the thought of hurting Darkyn.
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  • With a sickening feeling, she realized she'd never asked Darkyn what she meant to: how to turn off the seductress or at least, defend herself against those drawn to her.
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  • No matter what happened from here on out, neither Darkyn nor Gabriel would ever let them live after this.
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  • As noble as Gabriel was, he wouldn't hesitate to turn over anyone who hurt his mate to Darkyn.
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  • Which meant Darkyn wasn't done with Wynn yet.
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  • He was leaving conflicted after seeing the marking on her back, the one that identified her as Darkyn's mate.
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  • What kind of deal did she make with Darkyn to rewrite the mating laws of the time-before-time?
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  • It was beyond Wynn's control, but maybe, somehow, another deity was able to save Deidre from Darkyn, who was not likely to be merciful, even to his mate.
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  • Darkyn was lean and wiry, his youthful looks at odds with the ancient intelligence in his black eyes.
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  • Wynn didn't want to imagine what Darkyn did to the sweet girl he left behind in Hell.
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  • The human was lost the moment Darkyn's name appeared across her back.
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  • "You also made a deal with my mate," Darkyn said.
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  • "I always do," Darkyn growled.
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  • The idea of watching Darkyn strike her down made him eager to see blood spill.
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  • "I don't lose deals," Darkyn replied.
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  • You are a deity without a domain or source of power, which means you have nothing I could possibly want, Darkyn said.
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  • Without your powers, Darkyn said.
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  • She looked ready to challenge Darkyn.
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  • I agree to your terms, Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn motioned to the portal.
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  • Darkyn opened one of the internal portals within Hell and strode through it.
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  • Darkyn waited beside an open door, hands clasped behind his back in a deceptive display of ease.
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  • "Sasha did many things to her, the finality of which was kill her," Darkyn said.
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  • Darkyn's smile was chilling.
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  • Dealing with Darkyn was bad enough.
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  • "Heal her," Darkyn said.
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  • Darkyn moved in front of him.
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  • If you cause more damage, Darkyn said in a soft, lethal voice.
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  • The oldest of the healers has tried to repair her without success, Darkyn added.
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  • "What I decide to do with my mate is of no concern to you," Darkyn said in a low growl.
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  • But he didn't see Darkyn taking a blood bond.
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  • If I decide not to keep her, I'll kill her, Darkyn finished.
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  • Darkyn's words were mocking.
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  • "You have a greater concern," Darkyn reminded him.
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  • Silently agreeing, Wynn released the breath he held only after he heard the door close behind Darkyn.
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  • Now that she was alive again and survived Darkyn, the hardest part was over.
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  • Darkyn was never going to let his newest treasure go, but Deidre didn't intend to lose her deal.
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  • "Word on the street is that Darkyn took your power," the other said with a toothy grin.
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  • I made a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Was human-Deidre going through the same pain many times a day at Darkyn's hands?
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  • So you just made a random deal with Darkyn.
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  • They were more alike than Deidre realized; they both sought out Darkyn for quiet deals they hoped would result in ending up with Gabriel.
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  • "I knew Darkyn could give me a second chance with you," she said.
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  • Gabriel was still reeling from the sudden, inexplicable changes in his mate and the admittance by Deidre that she had made a deal with Darkyn.
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  • What if Darkyn hadn't let her go?
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  • If he noticed her absence soon after it occurred, would he have been able to follow and stop her deal with Darkyn?
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  • "Darkyn's after someone in particular," Gabriel said.
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  • Darkyn doesn't have the numbers to set up a facility like this in too many places.
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  • Gabriel hadn't wanted to believe her story of Darkyn combining the two Deidres into one, but it certainly seemed possible.
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  • He looked around, furious at Darkyn for earning the trust of people who didn't trust him in his new role as Death.
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  • It sounded far too good to be true, especially since Darkyn knew who she was and what he might extort out of Gabriel to have his mate returned.
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  • It had to be the private deal, the one Gabriel found no trace of that Darkyn himself had mentioned to him.
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  • What of the deal made with Darkyn by human-Deidre?
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  • Her way involved deals with Darkyn and lying to Gabriel.
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  • Before you walked off to betray me to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn doesn't do shit for free.
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  • Too much could be at stake for him not to know what went down with Darkyn.
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  • "Do you have an outstanding debt to Darkyn?" he asked.
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  • You trusted Darkyn over me.
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  • Darkyn sent me home, but Wynn didn't follow.
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  • Darkyn dragged him down to help, since it was his magic in my head, she replied.
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  • I didn't think Darkyn needed help with anything.
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  • It had to do with her trip to Hell, with the deal she made Darkyn.
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  • Demons – especially those personally trained by Darkyn – knew how to sense weakness.
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  • I only have twenty-six years' worth of memories, thanks to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn took most of my memories.
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  • Deidre had bartered for Darkyn to remove the tumor and to do so without pain.
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  • Darkyn's end of the deal was hidden from Gabriel, but the deal was marked as fulfilled, according to the Oracle.
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  • Gabriel knew Darkyn well enough to know the demon lord would exact no small fee for these favors.
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  • Her memory was stunted by whatever Darkyn did to her.
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  • "I mean … she went to Darkyn," she said.
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  • I guess we went to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn was supposed to find us sooner.
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  • Everyone knew Darkyn was beyond a threat.
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  • With the power of Hell behind him, Darkyn could raise an Army of Souls to wipe out the mortal realm.
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  • I'm lucky Zamon and Darkyn both followed through.
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  • A way to make Gabriel my mate and a way to prevent Darkyn from destroying everything.
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  • She was supposed to attract Gabriel, until I was brought back, and then she was to be turned over to Darkyn as his mate.
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  • This was Zamon's plan, to offer Darkyn something capable of distracting him, of shifting his focus.
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  • We had to get Darkyn to take the bait.
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  • I made the agreement with Zamon and then dangled the carrot in front of Darkyn.
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  • Why would something as cruel as Darkyn want a mate?
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  • I understood why he needed to defang Darkyn.
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  • The other Deidre is Darkyn's mate.
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  • My deal with Darkyn is complete, and I get Gabriel.
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  • Darkyn isn't just going to kill her?
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  • Darkyn doesn't lose deals.
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  • It's what Darkyn does.
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  • Zamon manipulated you and Darkyn.
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  • The only thing I didn't count on was Darkyn giving me the choice of my power or Gabriel when I left Hell.
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  • Darkyn does not hesitate.
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  • What if her assumption about Darkyn was wrong?
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  • Gabriel doubted Darkyn was after the Immortal because he was fighting demons.
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  • Could there be anything Darkyn wanted from Erik?
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  • Darkyn is already slaughtering kids.
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  • He looked around to make sure he hadn't missed anything else that might give him a sign as to what Darkyn was doing by killing off an Ancient Immortal.
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  • Maybe Darkyn is still pissed at me for breaking into Hell to rescue our friends a few months ago.
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  • You're not thinking of a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn tried to grab Katie already to get to her.
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  • Darkyn preys on the desperate, Rhyn.
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  • Darkyn would be doing me a favor if he took out that jackass.
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  • It had been where Wynn, the father of all the Immortals on the Council, had lain for hundreds of years before being dragged out by Sasha, the son who betrayed them all to Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn is after the bad apples.
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  • Of course, it was possible that Darkyn combined the souls into Deidre's new body, after raising her from the dead-dead.
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  • It doesn't matter what color your hair is or what Darkyn did to you.
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  • You both trusted Darkyn over me.
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  • If she lost her deal with the human and Darkyn came to collect?
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  • The mating laws from the time-before-time were absolute, but what if Darkyn and Gabriel made their own private deal to return the human Gabriel loved and abandon past-Death to the hands of the Dark One?
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  • Not that I can tell, but we didn't get into details about her dealings with Darkyn.
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  • A better person to ask might be Darkyn.
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  • If she owed him something, Darkyn wouldn't be waiting for her to deliver.
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  • "I'm not worried about Darkyn," Andre replied calmly.
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  • Right now, I'm wondering what Darkyn wants with his soul.
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  • You really want me to see Darkyn, don't you?
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  • Or risk that there was something else going on that would drive his mate back to Darkyn for whatever reason.
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  • Then again, putting up that barrier was what drove her to Darkyn after their romantic night on the beach.
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  • Then there were those where Darkyn was stripping off her skin and sucking her blood.
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  • Darkyn stood behind her.
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  • "Gods, Darkyn!" she belted.
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  • Darkyn was the opposite: aggressive.
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  • Darkyn's gaze never left hers.
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  • "I find it fascinating that you and Wynn profess to care yet aren't willing to deal," Darkyn mused.
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  • Darkyn circled her, pretending to consider.
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  • Human Deidre was probably terrified, a bloody mess who would do whatever Darkyn told her at the end of the week in exchange for him sparing her more pain.
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  • Darkyn wasn't afraid of anything she might do.
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  • Even if they got human-Deidre away from Darkyn, Darkyn could find and reclaim her anywhere she was hidden, outside of Death's underworld.
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  • Darkyn spoke as if he intended for her to remain that way, at least through the end of the deal.
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  • "A visit to Gabriel seems to be in order," Darkyn said.
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  • It was dangerous to deal with Darkyn when emotional.
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  • "You will do the opposite of what the human you created would," Darkyn said.
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  • Then again, Darkyn was right.
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  • Cora was loyal to Gabriel but wanted to go home, and right now, the only way there was through Darkyn.
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  • "Darkyn," he summoned the Dark One, determined to uncover what he could.
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  • You act like you've been shut out of your underworld or your mate made a deal with Darkyn and turned into someone else.
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  • Please tell me you didn't make a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn doesn't listen to anyone.
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  • Darkyn did a number on her before sending her back, Gabriel said.
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  • The only danger he saw of losing his mate – again – was if she had any outstanding debt to Darkyn.
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  • He liked trying to get a rise out of her, and he really did want to know where they stood in her mind and whether or not he had to worry about her running off to make more deals with Darkyn.
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  • The difference between her before her Monday night deal with Darkyn and now almost made him reconsider.
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  • He'd cave to Andre's advice and double-check with Darkyn about whether or not his mate owed the Dark One anything – formally or informally.
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  • Even his lingering doubt about the real cost of her deals with Darkyn didn't extend to the question of whether or not he was meant to be with the woman in his arms.
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  • It was far more important than the bet with the human, but Deidre couldn't help thinking about her deal and Darkyn's threat to reveal everything to Gabriel.
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  • Like the deal she made out of emotion with Darkyn's mate.
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  • In three days, Darkyn may come on behalf of his mate to collect by any means necessary.
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  • Darkyn had been correct about the human she dumped in Hell.
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  • Human-Deidre had no reason whatsoever not to give Darkyn the soul he snatched when the deal was up.
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  • The events he spoke of occurred just a few months before, when Darkyn was attacking the Immortals and before Rhyn took over the Council That Was Seven.
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  • She was plotting her return with a chain of events that ended with the human that bore her likeness being turned over to Darkyn.
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  • Gabriel was halfway to the lake when Darkyn spoke to him.
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  • Then again, if she owed any sort of debt to Darkyn, Gabriel wasn't about to be caught off guard.
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  • After a moment, he responded to Darkyn.
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  • I'm going to meet with Darkyn.
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  • The human lived here for a few years with a boyfriend that one of Darkyn's demons killed.
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  • The Deidre he spent the night with and the Deidre who went to see Darkyn four days ago were very different.
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  • On a mission to ensure there was a clean slate between his mate and Darkyn, Gabriel waited in the middle of Deidre's old apartment for the Dark One to arrive.
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  • He reminded himself why he chose this place: it was where Darkyn met him originally, before the Dark One had brokered a deal with Gabriel's mate.
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  • If Darkyn had a connection to Deidre, he'd be affected by the place as much as Gabriel was.
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  • A full head smaller than him, Darkyn was nonetheless the most lethal creature Gabriel had ever known.
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  • "Your choice of venue is …interesting," Darkyn said with a glance around.
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  • Darkyn had demons searching the apartment last week for what Gabriel assumed was the soul contained in the tumor of the human-Deidre's head.
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  • A cold smile crossed Darkyn's face.
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  • It was Darkyn's turn to tilt his head curiously.
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  • "Ask your mate," Darkyn said, unconcerned.
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  • Darkyn's question hit home.
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  • As much as he hated to admit it, Darkyn wasn't one to wait to claim debts owed him.
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  • Andre was the only one who seemed to think there was a reason for Gabriel to be here, and Gabriel trusted Andre more than both Deidres and Darkyn combined.
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  • I simply offer them a route home in exchange for favors, Darkyn said.
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  • He just didn't know how to do that without making a deal with Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn asked with a cold smile.
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  • Don't play with me, Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn looked around again.
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  • Darkyn focused his dark, soulless gaze on him for the first time since arriving.
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  • Darkyn did have an interest in Deidre.
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  • As irritated as he was with Darkyn's words, he was also fascinated by the idea the demon lord who prided himself on preying on the vulnerabilities of others was capable of being offended.
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  • Darkyn shrugged at last and relaxed.
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  • A second demon appeared behind Darkyn.
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  • Darkyn's demon opened a portal, and the two disappeared.
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  • Instead, he reviewed what little he'd learned from Darkyn about the deals Deidre made and the issue of his death-dealers.
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  • Gabriel pitied even the foulest of demonesses, if Darkyn took her for his mate.
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  • Darkyn motioned to the wall across the kitchen.
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  • She'd chosen a side deal with Darkyn and betrayed him.
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  • Like Deidre, only Deidre came back from her deal with Darkyn.
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  • "Your women have a habit of seeking me out," Darkyn observed.
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  • "If you have any desire to address the rebellion in the underworld, you know how to summon me," Darkyn said with a cunning smile.
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  • Darkyn was entirely too satisfied with himself for Gabriel's comfort.
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  • He had no idea what she'd been through the past few days at the hands of Darkyn.
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  • While she looked healthy, she bore blood on her neck that made him feel ill at the thought that Darkyn was bleeding her dry.
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  • "I win this round," Darkyn said.
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  • What made Darkyn blood-bond Deidre?
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  • His attention fell again to the bloody neck of Darkyn's mate.
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  • "I came here to … visit," she said with a quick glance at Darkyn that said she probably ventured out of Hell without telling her new mate.
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  • If Darkyn told him about the death dealers attacking his mate, Gabriel would've ignored him.
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  • Darkyn stepped out of the corner where he stood.
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  • The instinct that Darkyn was protective of a mate rose again.
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  • Darkyn had gone through the process to blood bind Deidre; he wasn't going to let his only source of food go.
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  • Deidre glanced at Darkyn in puzzlement, and Gabriel realized she didn't yet understand the depth of the Dark One's obligation to her.
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  • He didn't hurt me, she said, looking at Darkyn.
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  • "For once, I agree with Darkyn," Gabriel said, staring at the Dark One with no small amount of surprise.
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  • Darkyn asked Gabriel mentally.
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  • Her gaze was on Darkyn.
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  • She leaned into his side, and Darkyn rested a hand on her hip.
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  • Why did Darkyn choose to keep the human over the deity?
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  • In desperation, the goddess made a series of deals with the former Dark One, Fate, Darkyn and others to alter the series of events that might see her with anyone but Gabriel.
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  • "Believe it or not, I'm less a fan of Darkyn than I am of your goddess," Fate said.
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  • I've checked on your little human almost every day to ensure what I planned for her was not altered by Darkyn's bloodlust.
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  • I cared enough to make sure Darkyn's little fruit bat is okay.
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  • I cared enough to let Darkyn strip the powers of a goddess when every other deity in the worlds wanted her dead-dead.
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  • Afterwards, go get the death dealer Darkyn has and apply some pressure.
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  • Darkyn would slaughter Gabriel in a deal, but human-Deidre … would she do it, if he asked?
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  • "I lied to you about the deal with Darkyn," she whispered.
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  • He'd seen Darkyn's mate yesterday and knew she was at least alive.
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  • He didn't know if it was because of Darkyn or because of being attacked by death dealers that defected.
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  • Darkyn would never let him through Hell, but Deidre … He felt like shit just thinking about it yet recognized the danger he was in.
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  • He saw Darkyn's mate yesterday.
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  • Not at all like Darkyn was bleeding her dry or torturing her.
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  • Nothing – not even Darkyn – could change that, even if the Immortal mating script changed again.
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  • Gabriel didn't say what he thought, that she might've been better off in the Lake of Souls than with Darkyn.
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  • He purposely didn't let himself think about Darkyn being in her bed instead of him.
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