in the desolate Dark Lands, Kyr and Ty share a bittersweet reunion. Alametria
lies on the brink of darkness. Their people are still reeling, believing she’s
dead at Ty’s hands. With no other choice, many have turned to the Guardians and
Advisor Vycor for guidance, never suspecting they’re being led to slaughter.
and Ty encounter overwhelming challenges in their fight to save their people: a
deadly environment, murderous Marauders, and powerful protections preventing
them from reaching the palace. When the journey itself could mean their deaths,
the one thing that keeps them going is the thought of bringing VycorDane to
a battle on multiple fronts, lacking resources, and significantly outnumbered,
Kyr and Ty must rely on each other in the race to save their planet. Will they beat
the odds and restore peace to Alametria...or will Vycor’s evil destroy them
Turning so he faced Kyr, he lifted a gloved hand to her shoulder. Are you sure you want to do this?
She nodded, but he saw the rapid pulse in her neck belying her
fear. They were both struggling to ignore the flight reflex pounding in their
He considered walking to the storage bay and pulling out the
sleeping pallets Gren had packed for their use, but he worried that taking even
that much time would have them both abandoning this plan and giving in to the
protections. Instead, he bent down and kissed her.
The feel and taste of Kyr shoved every other thought to the far
corners of his mind. Although it had only been a few days since he last touched
her like this, he felt like a starving man being offered a sumptuous buffet.
Her soft lips eased open beneath his, begging him to deepen the kiss. He
obliged, rubbing his tongue against hers as she tasted him just as thoroughly.
He ached to touch her. He broke away from her long enough to yank
off his goggles and gloves. She hastily did the same. As if of one mind, they
didn’t stop there, stripping out of their flight gear with quick, purposeful
movements. When Ty was done, he helped Kyr remove the rest of her clothing.
Then they came together in a mad rush, their mouths once again finding each
other in a searing kiss.
Open your mind to me, Kyr thought. Only
Yes. Only you.
He barely processed her demand over the raging need coursing
through his body, but understood what she wanted. Since their first time
joining here in the Dark Lands, he had learned that he had to keep a barrier between
them when they made love. If he didn’t, they ran the risk of their joined power
spiraling out of control like it had that time. On the more practical side,
there was also the fact that if he allowed himself to feel everything she felt,
their lovemaking would be over practically before it started.
Trust in us, she encouraged him as her hands ran along the muscles of his
arms and chest.
Heedless of the consequences, he did as she asked, fully opening
his mind to hers.
Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of bestselling Young
Adult and New Adult fiction. Known for character-drivenstories that inspire the
imagination, Raine recently signed with multiple award-winning producer Chase
Chenowith of Back Fence Productions to bring her popular Daughters of Saraqael
trilogy to the big screen. She's a proud indie author who is living the dream.
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