By Simon R. Green
All these belongings you listen approximately as a child? The boogeyman less than the mattress? The creature within the closet? They're for actual, people.
Eddie Drood is aware they're for actual. His family members has saved humanity secure from the issues that cross bump within the evening. For a while, they've held again the nightmares, locked the doorways, barred the gates, and positioned righteous boot to monster arse on a nightly foundation.
But now Eddie's in difficulty. considered one of his personal has confident the remainder of the relatives that Eddie's turn into a threat, and that humanity has to be protected against him. So he's at the run, utilizing each trick within the publication, magical and another way, hoping he lives lengthy adequate to end up his innocence. And he understands how risky the Droods can be-because he's one among them
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The blond man hit a button on his keys. The lights flashed on the BMW parked next to them. Glad he had brought his little toys, Philip exited the car and used his body to block the view of the approaching driver. He pushed a little device in the edge of the passenger window of the BMW. He and Alec walked away before the suit reached the car. com Phoenix Legacy Alec drew close to him. ” Philip frowned and shrugged. ” Alec might have no idea what he was talking about but he had the presence of mind to nod as if he did.
I thought Newark was bad,” Alec said. “Newark is a living city. ” There were rarely police here or anyone in authority. No one to bother anyone save for the neighborhood gangs. Philip liked Passaic. It was an easy place to hide. com Phoenix Legacy He pulled into a more residential area, with rundown two- and threefamily houses almost on top of each other. “Tell me what this lab looks like inside. How large? ” “About fifty employees. ” Good cover. An altruistic goal and yet one that would not yield results quickly.
Alec shook his head and left the dead man to the first responders. Philip walked behind the crowd of employees and leaned against a car. His breathing was still ragged. Likely his lungs had been seared badly by the smoke. If he’d been in the fire longer, he might have truly died. If he were a normal man, he’d never have made it out alive, even with Alec’s help. He concentrated, imagining healthy, pink and functioning lungs. The healing flooded his body again, mingling with the pleasure he derived from the pain until it was all one.
The Man with the Golden Torc (Secret Histories, Book 1) by Simon R. Green