There were reasons why Lori’s caseload was lighter than that of the average divorce attorney to the rich and famous. She spent very little time in front of judges hashing anything out. Her practice was built on prenuptial agreements and premeditated divorces. These took up over half of her calendar and added to her retirement plan faster than any divorce lawyer could have dreamed.
I melted in his arms. I couldn’t help it. My head touched down on his shoulder and I breathed in his familiar smell, salty sea foam and chocolate. Power moved within me, and our magic twisted tighter together.Secure them, Kieran said, and I lifted my head to see who he was talking to. Thane, Zorn, and Donovan stepped forward. The air elemental is conscious but subdued. He won’t be a problem. Bria is down.
Zorn stalked forward, his face expressionless but his eyes tight. He held out a phone as he went by, not glancing my way.Oh. I reached for it gingerly, noticing a bad gash on my hand. I sure hoped that wasn’t from the exposed bone of that dead person. I must’ve dropped it.Thane followed Zorn, and Donovan fell in behind them. The other three of the Six stood out near the cars, their feet planted and eyes hard.
You must’ve, Kieran said, slowing halfway through the yard but not turning, still facing the street. His body stiffened. Do spirits normally look like that?I blinked stupidly for a moment. You can see spirits now?
Yes. Do they normally look like the people in that house? He turned a little, indicating what he was talking about.
I was still blinking stupidly, but he shifted me enough so I could see through the door. John still stood there, looking out. Probably wondering what was going on. His face was lanced and blackened, and new gashes marred his sides. He must’ve sensed the weakening of the walls and tried to break out of the house with everything he had. The air infused with spirit magic had kept him at bay.That’s a good thing.
She moved the phone to the other ear. I have a confession to make.I’m all ears.
I might have listened to your latest album today.Wade paused, and when he started talking, she could tell his ego had been stroked. Might have, or did?