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He smiles. "Hello." it is a deep voice. i will be able to think it reverberate in my chest and echo right down to my feet. i do know I should still depart, yet i do not are looking to. i need to maintain my senses like this ceaselessly. i am all eye, all ear, all epidermis. Persephone lives within the such a lot wonderful position on the earth. yet her mother's a goddess, as overprotective as she is strong. Paradise has turn into a catch. simply while Persephone feels there is no probability of escaping the existence that is been deliberate for her, a mysterious stranger arrives. A stranger who gives you whatever more—something risky and exciting—something that spurs Persephone to make a bold selection. a decision which may spoil all she's come to like, even the earth itself. In a land the place a making a song river could make you omit your very identify, Persephone is pressured to find who—and what—she fairly is.
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Another sigh, more impatient this time. “I have to go now, or I won’t have time to gather green energy from the vale, and I still need to change. . ” Her words hang in the air between us. I grab the last one and throw it back before I can stop myself. ” I walk over so she can see my brooches glinting in the sun. “I want to do something new. ” She looks puzzled, then exasperated. “Not now. I have to get ready. ” 22 Radiant DARKNESS I don’t want to let go. ” For a moment she looks like she’s going to start a thunderstorm, but then a corner of her mouth twitches, and loosens, and she’s actually laughing.
He puts it inside the drape of his chiton, next to his skin. “There’s something we need to talk about,” he says. “But I have to leave now. ” His eyes are ablaze. ” “Yes. ” I drag my feet back along the path. I’m as slow and heavy and full of heat as the olive trees. With every step I play his voice in my head again, the way fingers keep playing the same tune on the strings of a lyre. I’m putting his hand on my hand over and over and over. Talk? He knows what I want. I want him to kiss me. Why do we need to talk?
The flowers are all vying for attention, with my mother’s roses winning the competition, as usual. But in a minute I start to tease apart the strands: Admete’s mint, and Ianthe’s own perfume, and— There it is. As soon as I single out the scent, I see a white flower swaying next to a golden chariot. My eyes fly open like I was pricked with a pin. Galaxaura laughs. “It must be pretty exciting after all. ” Admete stands up, shaking sand from the folds of her 34 Radiant DARKNESS blue chiton. “Then let’s go find it.