He drew out a wooden stake from under his cloak and offered it to me. I knew too much about the Hawk to appeal to his better nature, for he had none. Just like all the other supernaturals we now found ourselves embroiled with.
I didn’t want to give Rose nightmares, so I refused to give her details. Suffice it to say, Cruor made Annora much worse. She never returned to her former self.How did you escape from there?
A group of witches came to visit the Elders one day, and offered a fresh batch of humans in exchange for fifty vampires. We didn’t know what they needed us for. We didn’t question it. And when three witches came to release us from our dungeon quarters, we all followed them without hesitation.Rose bit her lower lip and rubbed a palm against her forehead. And Annora… she’s not a vampire now?She is a witch.
I paused, considering how to answer her question. The witches who came for us were… different.These witches didn’t come from The Sanctuary.
Then where did they come from?
They have their own abode outside of the witches’ realm.He nodded in agreement.
Then an obvious question struck me. But do we even know you can be turned?We’ll have to consult with Ibrahim and get his opinion.
Because if there’s a risk, then—There’s no point speculating, Derek said, holding up a hand. We’ll ask him what the risks are.