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SUCKING IN THE FEAR – from The Khekarian Threat, out now on Amazon.

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“What did Sevi tell you?” He still spoke quietly, but Aleisha could sense him sucking in the fear that rolled off her in great waves, relishing her anguish. He terrified her. She’d been given no time to prepare, no room to evade, no chance to think. Her answer betrayed her panic as she fought to come to terms with this sudden situation.

“Nothing, she just… ambushed me!”

“Kristi, then,” he said. “Someone made you scared of me.”

“No one. I’ve only met her. Sevi. I thought you were some kind of monster in the city. I saw, but I didn’t know you were Khekarian.”

Sturn analyzed her answer. “Saw what?”

“What you did.”

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THE THREAT IN THE ROOM – from The Khekarian Threat, now out on Amazon.

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Aleisha saw Sevi teleport away and then, with the woman’s influence gone, quickly looked to the threat still in the room.

Sturn turned his leisurely attention to her, this time taking a full account. Aleisha saw what he saw, heard his thoughts and tried to close herself down.

Small, cute, scared. He liked the combination, but wanted more.

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