Valle : Book 2 of the Heku Series HTML version

“Where do you want me tonight?” He tried to make his voice light, so
she wasn’t afraid to hurt his feelings.
She met his eyes, “Stay with Allen tonight, so he’s not alone.”
He nodded, it was as he’d expected. He kissed her forehead lightly, and
then stood up.
“Please, no guards in the room tonight, lock the door and keep everyone
out,” she said softly.
“Sure, Em,” he told her, and left the room, doing exactly as she said.
Chevalier jumped out of the bed beside Allen when he heard the blood-
curdling screams coming from the next room. He blurred into Emily’s
room and quickly ascertained that she wasn’t in trouble. He sat down
beside her and touched her shoulder softly as her body thrashed under the
“Em,” he said, shaking her softly.
Emily sat up and began to claw at him, “Don’t touch me!”