By Tony Richards
Raine's touchdown, Massachusetts, cannot be situated on any map. at the floor apparently a standard New England small city, yet someone who stumbles in desires to go away instantly . . . and as soon as long past, they overlook they have been ever there. genuine magic pervades this village of shadows, practiced by way of robust adepts descended from the unique Salem witches. yet a curse has made it very unlikely for any resident to step past town line. these born the following needs to die right here to boot. Ross Devries and Cassandra Mallory observed their worlds destroyed through magic run amok, and devoted their lives to protecting supernatural disaster at bay. yet now a being extra bad than whatever they have ever encountered has simply crossed over the border—a robust entity no identified magic can defeat; a fierce, old god who feeds on terror . . . and blood. a brand new nightmare is descending upon Raine's Landing—and for Ross, Cass, and the full trapped inhabitants there will be no break out . . . no longer even in dying.
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Something moving around out there. Something prowling—hungry— through the darkness. Not knowing what it might be troubled me the most. And trying to guess exhausted me. By three o’clock, I had dropped into a restless doze. That was when the dreams began, of course. I don’t claim, the way some people do, to have the same one every night. But they all focus around the exact same subject. The same procession of circumstances and its terrible conclusion, just approached from different angles, separate starting points in time.
I wondered, for a brief moment, if he still had a body at all. But no, even he wouldn’t go that far, would he? As was usually the case, he looked a little bored and peevish. ” “I’m not your ‘old chum’ and I’m not your ‘sport,’” I told him. ” The eyes blinked again, extremely slowly. “You could simply call me ‘Raine,’” he suggested. “It’s such an interesting name. ” Conjure? ’” He was always babbling these days. I was already sick of hearing it, and it hadn’t even been a minute. ” I insisted. dark rain 39 He looked puzzled for a moment, as though he had plain forgotten.
Regan Farrow’s magic was already very powerful. ” He let out a sigh. “I think we’re well and truly stuck here, chum. ” And he actually sounded sane, for the first time in years. But it was not the answer that I’d wanted. I made my way back quickly through the Manor’s grounds toward the gate. Stopped there impatiently for several minutes. Neither Hampton nor the Silver Shadow came back into view. Goddamn. So I started back on foot. It was a long walk home, but all of it downhill. And I had a lot of thinking to do.