By Marcus Pelegrimas
Welcome to the nightmare . . . there's a international you do not know approximately, inhabited by means of supernatural creatures of darkness—vampires, werewolves, and all demeanour of savage, most unlikely beasts that dwell for terror and slaughter and blood. they're throughout us yet you can't see them, for wisdom in their presence—so shut and so hungry—would without doubt force any traditional human insane. yet for hundreds of years a unique breed of hunter has saved the monsters at bay, fighting them from breaking in the course of the more and more fragile obstacles retaining our mortal realm. those guardians are referred to as skinners. yet pay attention . . . for there are only a few of them left.
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For a moment Cole considered following Sam’s advice. When he looked back at the airport, he was quickly reminded that it wasn’t much more than a four-room shack. The plane that had brought him this far was rolling to the opposite end of the runway and gunning its engines amid a geyser of smoke and a roar that was nearly lost in the cold wind that whipped over the ﬂat stretch of land. Thankfully, his stomach was no longer churning and the fresh air was doing him more good than the strongest brew from the coffee shop across the street from his ofﬁce.
Disgusted is more like it. In fact,” Cole said as he swallowed a bit of bile that gurgled to the top of his throat, “how about we talk about something else? Or . . since you weren’t talking about it . . ” He Skinners: Blood Blade 47 laughed nervously, but cut himself short as soon as he saw that Gerald wasn’t laughing. In fact, he wasn’t reacting at all. He wasn’t even moving. ” He had to be certain that Gerald was dead before he would leave him there to freeze. As soon as he reached out to feel for Gerald’s pulse, he was introduced to something even worse than the stillness he’d been expecting.
You did a hell of a lot more than most anyone else,” he said. “When you talk to Paige, she’ll know you did plenty. ” “Just tell her that. ” Cole nodded, knowing it would take a hell of a lot more than time or even another knock on the head before he’d ever forget those words. “That blade . . the one Brad carried,” Gerald said. “You need to bring it to her. Make sure Paige gets it. ” “I think so, but—” 44 Marcus Pelegrimas Gerald seized the front of Cole’s jacket with almost enough force to pull Cole down on top of him.