Zorei kidnapping someone may have had something to do with that. >_>
The woman bound to the chair attempted to tip herself over, her language turning obscene, and Alexandra thought she caught the faintest flicker of emotion in the kidnapper’s alien eyes. Anger, guilt, and perhaps something else...
“Zorei, let her go,” Kadian growled, gesturing to the bound woman.
“You’re here,” Zorei murmured, his eyelids dropping in a way that seemed to speak more of weariness than anger. “It took you a very long time. I was beginning to run out of words.”
“All that effort to track me down so you could play the hero. But real heroism...” Zorei got down on one knee beside the fallen man... “requires more than simply breaking down the door.”
“And taking me down will take more than just stabbing my head.”
“A shapeshifter. Of course.” Zorei’s voice was laced with bitterness as he pressed a hand to his bleeding cheek. “I should have realized that your brain wouldn’t be in the obvious location.”
I hope you enjoyed this week’s excerpts!
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