Daily Snippit: Urban/Suburban Fantasy (Into Darkness)

[No refunds, no exchanges… a kidnapped (and drugged) Alex gets turned over to Kai in place of the Pack’s yearly ‘grab a random hitchhiker’ tithe.]

For a moment, he simply stood and watched her. She tried to struggle through the haze and snarl, curse, find some way of venting the defiance at the situation. But the bug juice was too strong, and she simply lay on the gurney, thinking bloody thoughts.

“Interesting.” Kai walked over to the stretcher, amused blue eyes peering into her own. A hand reached up to brush against her forehead and the fog started to lift. “I’d almost think the little bastard got the guts to try and kill me.” Another light caress and she was free of the drugs. “Either that, or he really hates you.”

She gave him her best challenge stare and saw the blue eyes fade to yellow. The stare was absorbed, redirected, but not returned. Even the alpha had backed down from her challenges, so who the hell was this guy?

“This should be entertaining.” That was the last thing she heard before the world went black. Again.

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