The Darkest Night CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #1)

The Darkest Night CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #1)


Genres: FantasyRomance

Status: Full

Updated date: 01:45:37 10/08/2022

Description "The Darkest Night CHAPTER ONE (Lords of the Underworld #1)"

Every night death came, slowly, painfully, and every morning Maddox awoke in bed, knowing he'd have to die again later. That was his greatest curse and his eternal punishment.He ran his tongue over his teeth, wishing it were a blade over his enemy's throat instead. Most of the day had already passed. He'd heard the time seep away, a poisonous tick-tock in his mind, every beat of the clock a mocking reminder of mortality and pain.In little more than an hour, the first sting would pierce his stomach and nothing he did, nothing he said, would change that. Death would come for him."Damned gods," he muttered, increasing the speed of his bench presses."Bastards, every one of them," a familiar male voice said from behind him.Maddox's motions didn't slow at Torin's unwelcome intrusion. Up. Down. Up. Down. For two hours he had worked out his frustration and anger on the punching bag, the treadmill and now the weights. Sweat ran from his bare chest and arms, riding the ropes of his muscles in clear rivulets. He should be as exhausted mentally as he was physically, but his emotions were only growing darker, more powerful."You should not be here," he said.Torin sighed. "Look. I didn't mean to interrupt, but something's happened.""So take care of it.""I can't.""Whatever it is, try. I'm in no shape to help." These last few weeks very little was needed to send him into a killing haze where no one around him was safe. Even his friends. Especially his