Ash shook his head, but I saw the shadow of a smirk on his face. You know I'm probably going to kill you soon, right? he muttered as we headed off into the trees.
Puck rolled his eyes. Holding out his hand, he gave me an encouraging smile. Come on, Princess. Don't want to get separated in here. I clasped his hand, and he curled his fingers around mine. Let's go, then. Rusty can bring up the read. That way, if we're jumped from behind, we won't lose anything important.
So, anyway." Jackal's impatient voice broke through our cold standoff. "Not to interrupt this riveting family drama, but are we going to go hunting anytime soon, or are you two going to glare at each other until the sun comes up?
I sagged to my knees as the adrenaline wore off and my muscles started to shake, leaving me weak and nearly hyperventilating. I could handle goblins and bogeymen and evil, flesh-eating horses, but giant freaking spiders? That's where I drew the line.