Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels #5.5)

Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels #5.5)


Genres: FantasyRomance

Status: Full

Updated date: 00:39:11 10/08/2022

Description "Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels #5.5)"

CHAPTER 1 Thud! My head hit the sidewalk. Candy jerked me up by my hair and slammed my face into the asphalt. Thud! “Hit her again!” Michelle squeaked, her teenage voice shrill. I knew it was a dream, because it didn’t hurt. The fear was still there, that sharp, hot terror, mixed with helpless rage, the kind of fear that turns you from a human being into an animal. Things become distilled to simple concepts: I was small, they were big; I was weak, they were strong. They hurt me, and I endured. Thud. My skull bounced off the pavement. Blood stained my blond hair. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw Sarah take a running start like a kicker before a field goal. The flesh on her body boiled. Bones grew, muscles wound around them like cotton candy over a stick, hair sprouted, sheathing the new body, half human, half animal, in a coat of pale sandy fur dappled with telltale hyena spots. The bouda grinned at me, her malformed mouth full of fangs. I clenched up, curling my ten-year-old self into a ball. The clawed foot crashed into my ribs. The three-inch claws scraped a bone and it crunched inside me like a snapped chopstick. She kept kicking me. Thud, thud, thud! This was a