Divided Chapter 4848.Divided Chapter 48 by funygirl38
“Out! The lot of you!”
Eris stumbled to the side, narrowly avoiding the two men on their way out the front door of the tavern, accompanied by a stern looking Perth.
“And don't never darken the doorstep of the Oak and Thistle again, ya ken?”
Perth turned about to face the interior of the tavern, laced his fingers together and pushed them outward with a loud crackle, “Now that is how I treats malcontents here in the city.”
The tavern, which had gone deathly silent as Perth shuttled the two over sodden soaks out the door, resumed its busy buzz as a smile split Perth's mouth wide. He winked at Eris, “Leastways ya wasn't carrying no ale this time.”
“Thank the gods,” she muttered as they headed for the long bar at the back of the large room where Neve was waiting for them. Perth slid behind the bar, elbowing a tall blond out of the way, “C'mon Willa, shows over. See to th' paying customers.”
Willa glared at Perth as
Divided Chapter 46The door shut with a click. Colin stood in the dark cavernous foyer gazing up the stairs to the balcony. When he'd first entered the manor, he'd looked through the archway to spy Loki in his chair before the fireplace in the sitting room. He was certain Loki had waited up for him, sure if he ignored him and continued upstairs to his bedchamber, confronting him the next day would be far worse.Divided Chapter 46 by funygirl38
His whole body tensed as he started through the archway into the sitting room until at last he stopped beside Loki's chair.
“Yer Highness,” a thousand conversations came to his mind at once. Should he mention the details of his day at the longhouses? Start right in explaining about Simon? Should he say anything at all?
“Long have I set here this evening, pondering the day's events...”
“Fergive me, yer Highness. I could've saved you the trouble if I'd returned sooner but Tony....,”
Loki shot up from the chair to face Colin who took a step backward, “I have
Divided Chapter 47Assignment: 64379-01Divided Chapter 47 by funygirl38
Agent: Colin M. Denehy
Snow. Before December. Snow....just a slight dusting mind you but enough to remind us that winter is at hand. A far cry from the unseasonable warmth a few days ago when Loki and I rode to the longhouses. I was for certain he was going to tell me where to get off. We started down the road on the horses and at first it was a silent ride. I could see he was still struggling with the aftereffects of the wine and so being the fool I am, I finally opened my big gob YET again.
“Your Highness,” I says, “I was after understanding you swore off wine.” Then I waited for him to lash at me with his riding crop. Instead he laughs, grimaces.
“I charged Gretten this very morn with locking up the manor's cellar ere he found me in such spirits. He asked me what he should do were I to order him fetch me a bottle. I told him he should stand his ground and receive a gold coin for his stalwart effort