Iron Kissed Chapter 1 (Mercy Thompson #3)
Author: Patricia Briggs
Updated date: 23:53:34 09/08/2022
Description "Iron Kissed Chapter 1 (Mercy Thompson #3)"
"A cowboy, a lawyer, and a mechanic watched Queen of the Damned," I murmured. Warren - who had once, a long time ago, been a cowboy - snickered and wiggled his bare feet. "It could be the beginning of either a bad joke or a horror story." "No," said Kyle, the lawyer, whose head was propped up on my thigh. "If you want a horror story, you have to start out with a werewolf, his gorgeous lover, and a walker..." Warren, the werewolf, laughed and shook his head. "Too confusing. Not many people still remember what a walker is." Mostly they just confused us with skinwalkers. Since walkers and skinwalkers are both Native American shapeshifters, I can sort of understand it. Especially since I'm pretty sure the walker label came from some dumb white person who couldn't tell the difference. But I'm not a skinwalker. First of all, I'm from the wrong tribe. My father had been Blackfoot, from a northern Montana tribe, and skinwalkers come from the Southwestern tribes, mostly Hopi or Navajo. Second, skinwalkers have to wear the skin of the animal they change into, usually a coyote or wolf, but they cannot change their eyes. They are evil mages who bring disease and death wherever they go. When I change into a coyote, I don't need a skin or - I glanced down at Warren, once a cowboy and now a werewolf - the moon. When I am a