Book 2. His found Lycen Luna. Chapter 18
The mind-link opens up as Liam calls for the guards, yet no one answers. However, Kyson does feel the open mind link and invades it.
“What is it?’
“The council is here. Get home,” Liam tells him.
“Don’t let them in. I am on my way,”
“Get here, Kyson. I am all that is left,” Liam growls, slamming the link shut.
“How may I help you, gentlemen,” Liam asks, walking down to greet them.
“We have had a complaint,” the tallest of them says.
“So you thought you would break into the Kingdom? The King isn’t here, so I am sure we can reschedule,” Liam says. The tallest of them would even match Kyson in height, his obsidian eyes stared at me curiously, and he sniffed the air.
“Clarice take the new girl upstairs,” Liam says, but the man steps forward, and Liam’s hand falls on his chest. The energy shifts and Clarice grabs my arm, pushing me up the stairs.
“She remains. We aren’t to see the King but to find two women, an Abbie and Queen Azalea,”
“As I said, the King isn’t here, and neither is Abbie or the Queen, Liam growls, looking at the man who still had his eyes on me. The men surrounding him moved in closer the moment Liam moved, guns pressing against him, and my heart thudded painfully. I felt sick.
The man watching me tilts his head to the side. “Now that would be a lie because she reeks of the King’s scent,” he growls.
“And as I said, the King is not here, so I will escort you off the premises, gentleman. No need to frighten everyone here.” Liam replies.
Clarice grabs my arm, and I follow her when another voice fills the room. The command behind it makes me freeze.
“She goes up those stairs shoot him, and the woman,” I stop, and Clarice gasps, as her eyes meet mine, the fear behind them as she stared at me made me swallow while I tried to figure out what was going on.
“Clarice, take her upstairs,” Liam says, and I swallowed, turning my attention back to these men surrounding Liam.
“What is this about?” I demand, and the man smirks as my command roles over him but has no effect.
“If you would come with me, my Queen,”
“She is not going anywhere with you,” Liam snarls, turning his head to the man watching me intently. The men holding guns step aside to allow the other three men into my line of vision, all of them dressed impeccably in tailored suits.
“You must be Azalea. I see you have met Mr. Crux. I am a council elder. My name is Denali,” he says. He seemed to be the one with the most authority out of the lot of them. It oozed off him. He smirked, his cold blue eyes looking up at me as he swept thick blonde hair from his face. He had a thick accent I couldn’t place.
“And this is my brother, Larkin, he says, motioning toward the man beside him in a blue suit, his blonde hair was tied at the nape of his neck, he was a little shorter, but he had the same cruel, sharp features as Denali. “And this Kendrick,” he says, motioning to the last man that was missing an eye. A long jagged scar went from his hairline to his chin, his lips scarred and twisted into a snarl.
He took a step toward me, and Liam moved quickly, stepping into his path and grabbing the front of his suit jacket.
“Touch her, and I remove your other eye,” Liam snarled. Kendrick snarls back at him; however, Denali is the one who
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“No, need for that, Liam, you are outnumbered. We are here for the rogue girl and the Queen, no reason for things to turn messy.”
‘Not without the King present,” Liam says turning his attention to Denali.
“We are well within our rights to enter. As council members we have immunity into any pack even the King’s Pack. We also have a warrant and an entire pack to back the claims. She will be given a chance to have her say, but for now she must come with us
“What claims?” Liam demanded.
“There are only two laws that are upheld to this degree, Liam. You know that, so if you would follow me, Queen Azalea, we can settle this and bring the other girl,” he said, motioning toward me.
“Abbie isn’t here,” I tell him.
“Very well, this, won’t take long, we brought the truth serum, so it should be settled quickly,” he says, motioning for his men. They move toward me, and all hell breaks loose as Liam suddenly shifts. Denali is instantly ripped backward along with the other two men when the guns start going off. But I don’t get a chance to see what happens as Clarice rips me up the stairs. I could hear gunfire and fighting, screams and footsteps chasing after us.
“Kyson,” I screamed through the link.
‘An hour out, fucking pull over,” I hear him scream at someone through the link.
“Hide, I will find you,” he says, cutting off the link. I felt him shift through the bond just as Clarice stuffed me into a room. She looks around, and so do I as I hear footsteps. My entire body shook, and I found myself in the forbidden room across from Kyson’s old quarters.
“Stay here. I will lead them away.” Clarice says.
“Lock the door,” she says, cracking the door open and peering out. I went to go after her when she slipped out and shut the door. I quickly locked the door and glanced around toward the window. Hundreds of people stood out front the gates, and I stepped back so they wouldn’t see me.
‘Where are you?” Kyson says through the link.
“The room across from your old Quarters,” I tell him, watching in horror as I see Dustin laying unconscious on the cobble driveway along with a heap of guards. Men were handcuffing their hands behind their back, all of them unconscious with darts sticking out of them. Yelling could be heard, and I could hear Liam fighting still as he was dragged out, yet he was hit with another dart, his body twisting and arching as he was forced to shift back.
Multiple darts were in his back, legs, and neck when a guard wearing black camo lifted his gun and shot him in the chest three times with more darts. His legs went out from under him and blood-drenched his entire body when I heard a shrill scream
I watch petrified as Clarice is dragged out kicking and screaming with the two boys she had taken in. Denali wipes his face with a handkerchief as he walks out toward the gates when I spot her. I was certain it was the same woman.
The woman that watched from the servo after Kade was killed. Denali talks to her through the gate. I couldn’t hear what they were saying, but the three other men also stood off to the side, watching him before he turned around. The man with the missing eye wiped the blood off his face before snarling and kicking Liam in the stomach. My hands go to my mouth, so consumed with fear, I forgot Kyson, who was talking to me through the link.
“Azalea!” he snapped. Denali turned around before reaching for a microphone of one of his guards. He turns to face the castle bringing the microphone to his mouth.
“Queen Azalea, you have been summoned by the council, so you need to step outside,” He says, slowing. He looks up at the windows, and I remain back out of his line of vision.
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“You have two minutes to step out, or we will use deadly force, beginning with,” he looks around before one of the guards grabs Oliver. Clarice loses it, shifting and attacking the guard when Mr. Crux punches her knocking her to the ground before grabbing the boy.
“Two minutes or the rogue boy dies,”
“Azalea!” Kyson snaps at me.
‘They’re going to kill them if I don’t,”
“Don’t you fucking dare,”
‘They have Oliver,”
“Azalea, I am not far out. Remain where you are,” Kyson says as I watch in horror as they push tiny Oliver to the ground on his knees. Mr. Crux pulls a pistol from inside his jacket and presses it to his head.
“Two minutes Queen Azalea, I can not kill any Lycan here but a rogue, even a child I have the authority too,
“I have to go.” I tell Kyson.
“No, remain where you are,” he orders and I grit my teeth.
“How far out?”
“It’s too long,” I tell him, forcing his command off.
“One minute,” Denali calls over the microphone, and Oliver cringes away from the gun held at his head,
“Azalea?” Kyson says, his panic smashes into me. Mr. Crux presses it to his temple, and I rush toward the window throwing it open.
“Wait, I will come down,” I scream to them. Mr. Crux lifts his head to look at me while Mr. Denali smirks.
“We thought you would change mind.” He nods toward some of his men, who race toward the castle.
“They will meet you at the foyer doors,” Denali called through the microphone, and I nodded, moving back inside the window. I glance around at the baby’s room. One that was made for me had Kyson found me when my parents were killed, however nothing here offered any sort of protection. Swallowing down the bile in my throat, I move toward the door and open it.