By Winter Pennington
The place there's mild, the darkness awaits, by no means too a long way behind.Two hundred years in the past, Epiphany used to be reborn a vampire. Sired by means of Renata, the Queen of the Rosso Lussuria, Epiphany willingly performed the position of the queen’s loved pet—until the day got here while she was once solid from the Renata’s mattress and misplaced the queen’s security from the Elder vampires.Epiphany has performed her most sensible to not turn into a objective, attempting to stay as inconspicuous as attainable, like a long-forgotten reminiscence huddling underneath the mantle of Vasco’s energy, her one actual pal one of the Rosso Lussuria. yet now Renata has referred to as Epiphany forth to stand the demanding situations that may raise her extended family prestige to the ranks of the Elder. yet Epiphany has few neighbors and plenty of enemies, and the possibilities of surviving the demanding situations are slim.Surrounded through harsh vampire politics and mystery pursuits, Epiphany learns that an outdated enemy is plotting treason opposed to the girl she as soon as enjoyed, and to avoid wasting all she holds expensive, she needs to embody and shape an alliance with the darkish.
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This was why the society was carefully established. Only the strongest and most powerful of us held a throne within each clan. Therefore, if the need arose, each clan had a leader that could knock any naughty little vampires silly. Beneath the throne sat the Elders, which Vasco was among. The Elders were the voice of the clan as a whole. Underlings did not have much of a voice. We served those more powerful. Ultimately, true power rested with the Queen. Yet, the Elders were granted courtly privileges that we were not.
I still didn’t understand it. “What did you think it was going to breed in me? ” I laughed then, bitter and sour. ” The room reeled in my vision. My back hit the mattress. Renata used her lower body and hands at my wrists to pin me to the bed. I didn’t fight her. If I fought her, she’d only overpower me. She smiled softly, almost sweetly. “I know you better than you think I do, Epiphany. I can break your anger. ” “Love,” she said in a silky voice. ” “No,” I tried again. ” She bent at the waist, bringing our faces closer together, her hair an onyx canopy.
Dominique nodded and started following him. “I have legs,” I protested. ” “I’ll not have you cracking your skull for the sake of your pride, piccolo,” Dominique said. ” I asked. Out of the corner of my vision, I saw Dante glance back at us. ” I continued rambling. ” Dante asked. “She’s feverish,” Dominique said, moving toward him. ” Dante asked. “She is sick. ” I felt his fingers plucking at the knot, tugging it free. Once I could move my arms, the pain in my shoulder blades multiplied. Dominique steadied his arm around me, holding me out from his body enough to draw the cloak off his back.