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Waterlord Prequel: Part 2 by Ravon Silvius
Children were given their lunch in the galley rather than the mess on class days, but afterward took their food to whatever part of the ship they could find, given that they did not get in anyone’s way. Tom grabbed a sandwich, just meat between fish skins. He usually sat on deck, staring out to sea. It never changed, but neither did the interior of the ship he lived on, so it was more entertaining to at least be outside.
It was a gray day today, and windy. The fishermen weren’t having much luck, and Tom watched them trail their nets, the water lapping against the side of the ship.
Buy One, Get Two and Three: Chapter 39 by Carol Pedroso
Toby glared at Silas. “How is any of this my fault? You both told me how the Doms had to respect your limits. I even helped you both write your limit lists.” Toby was furious, he had done the right thing, he was sure of that.
“I also explained the difference between hard limits and soft limits. Our masters are meant to push our soft limits. If Daniel had wanted to stop he only had to safe word.”
Ha, now he had Silas. “How?”
“What do we know?” I asked.
Uncle Radford spoke up first. “The doctor was working on a drug to incite Kraig’s two souls, creating a feral stronger than any alpha. When you killed him, all he’d managed to do was bring one soul to the foreground.”
“So what? He was going to incite my animal souls and set me loose?” Kraig shook his head. “Even if I was stronger than Deke, I couldn’t beat the whole streak, and no one would accept me as their alpha.”
“No, but an army of werekin just like you could take out all resistance
Moving Forward #63 (15.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes
Marshall thought the store they’d arrived at was alarmingly upscale and undoubtedly expensive. They stood together on the sidewalk, gazing at the jewelry on display in the window.
“Maybe we should just find a Walmart,” he only half joked. One quick glance at Lee and he knew that idea wasn’t going to fly.
“This is once and forever,” he said. “I happen to think you’re worth every penny, and I’m proud as hell to be with you.”
And that pretty much settled that.