By Anton Strout
AN previous buddy OF THE FAMILY...
Alexandra Belarus is a suffering artist residing in long island urban, even supposing her kinfolk is wealthy in genuine property, together with a towering, gothic Gramercy Park construction outfitted through her great-great grandfather. however the fact of her bloodline is published whilst she is attacked within the streets and stored by means of an inhumanly strong winged determine. A determine that is familiar with the Belarus name...
Lexi's great-great grandfather was once a spellmason—an artisan who may paintings magic on stone. yet in his day, darkish forces labored opposed to him and his, so he left a spell of safety on his relations. Now that Lexi is at risk, the spell has awoken her ancestor's so much relied on and fearsome production: a gargoyle named Stannis.
Lexi and Stannis are both stunned to discover themselves sure. yet as they learn how to interact, they discover that they wish one another to save lots of town they either love...
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The whole of it was glowing now, with a cold blue light that silhouetted its edge like the corona of an eclipsed sun. Even as he watched the display it increased in intensity, until cold blue fire burned the pattern of its warding sigil into his eyes and his brain. "Quake wards," she told him. "They're dormant until the fae intensifies… then they tap into it, use it to reinforce the buildings they guard. But if it's a big one, there's more than they can handle. " On every building surrounding the plaza, similar wards were now firing.
He glanced up at Damien, briefly, cold blue eyes acknowledging the message: She trusts you. And adding his own: I don't. Then he removed the commission itself and read. 26 Black Sun Rising Power, Damien thought. He radiates power. When he was certain that the Patriarch's attention was firmly fixed on the document, he whispered the key to a Knowing. Softly— very softly— knowing that if he were caught Working the fae at this time and place, he might well be throwing away everything he'd hoped to accomplish.
Shopkeepers exited the buildings hurriedly with precious items clutched in 50 Black Sun Rising their arms— crystal, porcelain, delicate sculptures— as the signs above them swung even more wildly, and the panicked animals fought for their freedom. "You had warning," he whispered. What an incredible concept! He was accustomed to regarding Ernan history as a series of failures and losses— but here was real triumph, and over Nature herself! Their ancestors on Earth had had no way of knowing exactly when an earthquake would strike— when the concentrated pressure that had built up over months or years would suddenly burst into movement, breaking apart mountains and rerouting rivers before man even knew what had hit him— but here, on Erna, they had warning sirens.
Alchemystic (Spellmason Chronicles, Book 1) by Anton Strout