By Lilith Saintcrow
The pulse-pounding finale to Lilith Saintcrow's city fable sequence that includes Dante Valentine.
Dante Valentine has been via Hell. actually. Her physique shattered and her brain now not some distance in the back of, she's dumped again into her personal global to survive--or not--as a pawn in a single of Lucifer's never-ending video games.
Unfortunately, he is simply messed with the incorrect Necromance. And this time she's mad sufficient to take care of it.
This time, the satan can pay.
Working for the Devil
Dead guy Rising
Devil's correct Hand
Saint urban Sinners
To Hell and Back
Dante Valentine (omnibus)
Trailer Park Fae
The Iron Wyrm Affair
The crimson Plague Affair
The Ripper Affair
The Damnation Affair (e-only)
Jill Kismet (omnibus)
The Hedgewitch Queen
The Bandit King
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Lucas and McKinley restricted her. ” His arms softened, yet no longer approximately adequate for me to slide unfastened. The hover settled right into a rhythm, brief uneven bounces as though we have been simply above tough water, gyros straining as antigrav slipped and slithered opposed to waves. “Her supporters are scattered. It was once worthy. I needed to, Dante. ” i ultimately slumped opposed to the wall, leather-based and hilts digging into me as Japhrimel leaned in. His eyes have been inches from mine, filling the realm until eventually I closed my eyelids, shutting out that eco-friendly fireplace.
If this will get gruesome, you’d higher run. As quick and so far as you could. We’ll look after the remaining. ” We’ll see approximately that. “What is it? ” A demon, alright. Which one, and the place, and what the hell are you going to be— I didn’t even get to complete the concept. They boiled out of the sunlight, low dangerous shapes with skittering legs, and that i swallowed a scream earlier than McKinley shoved me so demanding I stumbled. “Run! ” McKinley screamed. My sword cleared its sheath, and the fad woke in a stunning pink monitor.
Thankfully, my Magi-trained reminiscence were busy taking within the mosaics, and Inhana’s unhappy, stunning face pointed me the fitting means. I was hoping like hell that Sephrimel hadn’t repeated the styles again and again down each passage. That’s a idea you don’t desire, sunshine. simply maintain relocating. I did, as the air used to be relocating with me, a chilly exhalation of salt brushing my hair as I pounded down stone worn concave by way of a demon’s dragging, grieving ft. I hit the door to the room I’d woke up in at complete tilt, smashing it again opposed to the wall, and shoved it close with hysterical velocity.
Blue flame rose, the doorway to the land of dying, and never even the truth that my god could good deny me the relaxation and rational transparent gentle of What Comes subsequent may deter me. I strained towards that blue glow. there are occasions whilst dying isn't really an experience, yet an get away from a lifestyles descended too a long way into Hell. Any hell. now not but. Maddeningly, the voice barred my method. The knives retreated, my pores and skin nonetheless numb. I couldn’t inform if i used to be bleeding or simply chilly, if i used to be status or mendacity down, if i used to be alive or anything else.
He whirled apart, yanking me right into a lunatic spin like a dance movement, finishing with us either by some means dealing with the door. “Run! ” he yelled in the course of the noise. I’d misplaced all my air back, screaming, including my skinny voice to the crashing and rending. give it some thought later. Now run, run like hell and desire you get out of this alive. I bought my toes less than me and pelted for the door, jumping a pile of rubble and nearly slipping as I landed on unsteady floor, my unruly physique once more going too quickly for me. Disturbed airborne dirt and dust rose choking-thick, and in the back of me, Velokel roared anything within the demons’ unlovely tongue that I didn’t want a dictionary to translate.