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The Darkest Fire CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #0.5)

The Darkest Fire CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #0.5)

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Genres: FantasyRomance

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Updated date: 01:47:17 10/08/2022

Description "The Darkest Fire CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #0.5)"

Every day for hundreds of years the goddess had visited hell and every day Geryon had watched her from his station, desire heating his blood more than the flames of damnation beyond his post ever had. He should not have studied her that first time and should have kept his gaze downcast all the times since. He was a slave to the demons, spawned by evil; she was a goddess, created in light.He could not have her, he thought, hands fisting. No matter how much he might wish otherwise. This...obsession was pointless and brought him nothing but despair. He did not need more despair.And yet, still he watched her this day as she floated through the barren cavern, coral-tipped fingers tracing the jagged stones that separated underground from underworld. Golden ringlets flowed down her elegant back and framed a face so perfect, so lovely, Aphrodite herself could not compare. Eyes of starlight narrowed, a rosy color blooming in those cheeks of smooth alabaster."The wall is cracked," she said, her voice like a song amid the hiss of nearby flame.He shook his head, positive he had merely imagined the words. In all their centuries together, they had never spoken, never deviated from their routine. As the Guardian of Hell, he ensured the gate remained closed until a spirit needed to be cast inside. That way, no one and nothing escaped - and if they tried, he rendered punishment. As the goddess of Oppression, she fortified the physical barrier with only a