Rand rubbed his hands over his face. His anger had dissipated. “I’m sorry, Yelena. I was backed into a corner and I couldn’t get out without hurting someone.
I stared at Irys. My Story Weaver had to be laughing his blue ass off right now. My future appeared to be a long twisted road fraught with knots, tangles and traps. Just the way I liked it.
Fear causes the dog to bite and Roze was one bitch.
But you've slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart.
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My cape caught fire. I dived to the sand and rolled on the ground to snuff the flames. So much for my grand entrance.
It had been wishful thinking, plain and simple, dangerous for me to indulge in. Hope, happiness and freedom were not in my future.