By Lara Adrian
An unique collaboration between 5 of the genre’s brightest authors, A Glimpse of Darkness is city fable as it’s by no means been performed before.
Munira bint Azhar, the half-human daughter of a djinn, is a talented Retriever within the urban of Port dusk. Now the robust sorcerer Temesis has given Munira a dire ultimatum: thieve a mystical lantern the sunshine of Ta’lab from the awful undead nation lower than town, or watch her father die at Temesis’s hand. Will she manage to retrieve the lantern and retailer her father’s existence, or will they either perish within the technique?
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The yellow police tape was wrapped around tree trunks, strung through bushes. One yellow loop went around the stone feet of an angel. The tape ﬂapped and cracked in the growing wind. Sergeant Rudolf Storr lifted the tape and walked towards me. He was six-eight and built like a wrestler. He had a brisk, striding walk. His close-cropped black hair left his ears bare. Dolph was the head of the newest task force, the spook squad. Ofﬁcially, it was the Regional Preternatural Investigation Team, R-P-I-T, pronounced rip it.
Dear God, help me! ” I dug my ﬁngernails into the palm of my hand. I tore my own skin and welcomed the pain. I could breathe again. His mind receded like the ocean pulling back. I felt light-headed, empty. I slumped against the table. One of the vampire waiters was at my side. “Don’t ﬁght him. ” I pushed him away. ” The waiter looked almost human, one of the new dead. There was a look on his face. It was fear. I called to the thing on the stage. ” Monica gasped. I ignored her. Nothing mattered but getting through the next few moments.
Monica was sit- GUILTY PLEASURES 31 ting at our table, watching me come. There was an awful, knowing smile on her face. I was almost to the stage when a vampire appeared behind Catherine. He didn’t walk out from behind the curtain, he just bloody appeared behind her. For the ﬁrst time. I understood what humans must see. Magic. The vampire stared at me. His hair was golden silk, his skin ivory, eyes like drowning pools. I closed my eyes and shook my head. This couldn’t be happening. No one was that beautiful.