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By S. M. Stirling

Eons in the past, the robust Homo Nocturnis governed the earth. whereas their numbers were tremendously decreased, they nonetheless exist-though no longer as purebreds. Adrian Breze is one such being. prosperous and reclusive, he's extra Shadowspawn than human. yet he rebelled opposed to his type, deciding on to reside as a standard guy. Now, to avoid wasting humanity, he needs to conflict the darkish forces of the world-including these in his personal blood...

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We’d like you to join the pack, so don’t worry, man. ” Constantine exclaimed. He felt really excited. He had a home, a place to go to that he could be himself. “I’m going to pack up and rent a truck. ” “Okay, sounds good, man,” Zac replied. “You can stay here until you get a house done. Sebastian’s house is finally complete, so he, Dobry, and Alastar are moving out. ” Constantine felt his sadness like a heavy weight in his chest. He gripped his steering wheel tighter to keep himself under control.

And that’s not what I was apologizing for. I’m sorry for being an ass. I have no excuse for that. ” Owen murmured, turning back to face him. There were tears running down his face just as Constantine suspected. ” Constantine said as he stood and walked toward Owen. “I remember your face, especially your eyes. I remember you being my angel and offering me your blood to save my life. ” Owen asked, his eyes shining with what Constantine could only figure was hope. ” Constantine pulled Owen into his arms.

Owen knew the man’s name was Constantine, but he couldn’t tell the man how he knew it. There were just some things he couldn’t share with strangers. “You have to. ” Owen had seen it in his vision. His vision confused him, but Owen knew Constantine needed to drink from him or he would die. No matter what else his vision told him, Owen couldn’t let that happen. ” Constantine grunted. ” “You don’t understand. I’m not in control of myself. If I bite you, I won’t be able to stop myself from…” The man looked away.

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