Heart of Darkness

He put one hand on the door beside her head before leaning forward. What was he doing? Trying to intimidate her again? “Truth is…” He began to speak in a low voice and she strained her ears but all she could hear was her heartbeat. “I hate when you touch me because I like it so much.” Her eyes widened in surprise and he leaned even closer before continuing to speak. “I also hate the way you smell…” she could hear him inhale her scent “You smell delicious. And I hate your hair because it’s tempting. I want to run my fingers through it, pull it gently while I taste your lips and bite your neck.” Angelica suddenly felt like there was no air left in the room. “Your touch makes me unable to resist doing those things and all the other things I want to do to you.” “Oth...other things.” She breathed not realizing she was thinking loudly. One side of his lips curved into a smile. “Imagine all the things a man would want to do to you. I want to do those things and much more.” He leaned closer bringing his lips next to her ear. “Because I am no man. I am a beast. A hungry one. So unless you want me to bite you, refrain from touching me.” **************** A woman alone in a man’s world. In a time and place where it’s difficult for a woman to live alone, protect and provide for herself, Angelica must find a provider and a protector after her father is accused of being a traitor and executed by the king. Now known as a traitor's daughter, she must survive in a cruel world ruled by men, and in order to do so she ends up seeking protection in a man feared by everyone. A man with many scars. Both physically and mentally. A man punished for his pride. Rayven is a man with many scars. They cover his face and punish his soul. He can never show himself without people recoiling at the sight of him. Except for one woman who willingly comes knocking on his door. Is she an additional punishment sent to him, or will she be his salvation?

JasmineJosef · Fantasy
Not enough ratings
277 Chs

Chapter 111

Skender froze for a moment and then his eyes narrowed with confusion. "Loved her?" He repeated with disgust. "You loved her?" 

"Yes! I loved her. And she loved me too."

"Liar!" Skender drew his sword and took them both by surprise when he somehow was able to enter the gate and attack him. 

Constantine was almost too late to draw his weapon and shield himself. He didn't expect Skender to be able to enter through the gate. Was he pretending the other day when he was attacked because if he could enter the gate it meant that his demon was awake and he had his defender powers? Only defenders could enter anywhere because they were protectors. 

From Skender's own surprised expression, Constantine could tell he hadn't been pretending. Well, this was too easy and he was confused. He would have to keep testing him. 

"Don't use the word love!" Skender said striking him with his sword.