Lord of Misrule Chapter One (The Morganville Vampires #5)

Lord of Misrule Chapter One (The Morganville Vampires #5)


Genres: FantasyYoung Adult

Status: Full

Updated date: 01:28:37 10/08/2022

Description "Lord of Misrule Chapter One (The Morganville Vampires #5)"

It was all going wrong, and Morganville was burning--parts of it, anyway. Claire stood at the windows of the Glass House and watched the flames paint the glass a dull, flickering orange. She could always see the stars out here in the Middle of Nowhere, Texas--but not tonight. Tonight, there was-- "You're thinking it's the end of the world," a cool, quiet voice said behind her. Claire blinked out of her trance and turned to look. Amelie--the Founder, and the baddest vampire in town, to hear most of the others tell it--looked fragile and pale, even for a vampire. She'd changed out of the costume she'd worn to Bishop's masked ball--not a bad idea, since it had a stakesized hole in the chest, and she'd bled all over it. If Claire had needed proof that Amelie was tough, she'd certainly gotten it tonight. Surviving an assassination attempt definitely gave you points. The vampire was wearing gray--a soft gray sweater, and pants. Claire had to stare, because Amelie just didn't do pants. Ever. It was beneath her, or something. Come to think of it, Claire had never seen her in the color gray, either. Talk about the end of the world. "I remember when Chicago burned," Amelie said. "And London. And Rome. The world doesn't end, Claire. In the morning, the survivors start to build again. It's the