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By Benedict Jacka

Issues are going good for Alex Verus. He's on reasonably strong phrases with the Council, his apprentice is settling in and his store in Camden is gaining rather a reputation.

But whilst a mysterious girl bursts into the Arcana Emporium one evening with an murderer on her tail, Alex is thrown right into a plot to restore a long-forbidden ritual. His previous enemies are after the key, in addition to a Council mage named Belthas and a mercenary named Garrick, and at the very least certainly one of them is attempting to get Alex killed - if he in simple terms knew which.

He can see the longer term, yet understanding who to belief is anything else.

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THE BLEEDING SHADOW ■ 43 I took out a tall cardboard container of coffee and gave it to him, took the other one for myself. I sat on the bed and sipped. Nothing tasted good in that room with that smell and that sound. But Tootie, he ate like a wolf. He gulped those burgers and coffee like they were air. When he finished with the second burger, he started up the record again, then leaned his back against the bed. ” I said. ” “Lay up in bed, sleep for a few hours. I’ll keep the record going. ” “There’s nothing to figure,” he said.

He was lying on the fire escape, his head against the railing. He looked right at me. “You crazy, cocksucker. ” “You’d have your ass punched into the bricks. ” He got up quick and clamored down the fire escape like a squirrel. I watched him till he got to the ground and went limping away down the alley between some overturned trash cans and a slinking dog. I picked up his razor and put it in my pocket with the one I already had, then walked over and kicked the big man in the head just because I could.

I can’t find any on Cedric’s clothes,” Katamori said. ” Cedric shrugged. “I partook of the donors,” he said. There was a pounding on the mansion’s front door. Dahlia looked at the clock on the wall, just as a precaution. It was now eleven fifteen. Arthur Allthorp had been dead around an hour. The front doorkeeper for the evening, a young vampire named Melvin, came into the reception room so quickly that he skidded on the parquet floor. “The police are here, Sheriff,” he said to Joaquin. ” Joaquin snapped.

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