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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4245 on: August 13, 2018, 03:32:28 PM »

"I figured." Today was just getting worse, Cole thought, and he just wanted to go home and sleep it off. And now that the adrenaline from the fight was gone, he was starting to feel every sore spot, every coming bruise.

"Back to the witchea, maybe?" Sunny said. Her stomach tied itself into knots at the thought. She just wanted to get Chris out of there, even if he hated her now.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4246 on: August 13, 2018, 03:43:40 PM »

Clemence sucked in her breath as she continued inspecting his wounds with gentle fingers. She slowly smiled and pulled her hands away. "I think you'll live, though."

"Maybe," Ferris sighed and pushed some of his hair back.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4247 on: August 13, 2018, 03:46:43 PM »

Cole managed a small smile. "Is that your final diagnosis, doctor?"

Sunny frowned. "Does he really hate us that much?" she asked. "Like, he really thinks we tried to hurt him?"
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4248 on: August 13, 2018, 03:48:27 PM »

"Mhm, but just barely," she said and grinned in return to his small smile.

"That's what it felt like." Ferris started pacing a bit, then stopped and looked at the door.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4249 on: August 14, 2018, 12:25:00 AM »

"So, what's the treatment plan? Since I don't have to write a last will and testament anymore." Some of the tension left his body as they talked, but Cole was still antsy to get out of there.

Sunny frowned even deeper, then followed his gaze to the door. "What?" she asked.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4250 on: August 14, 2018, 02:02:29 AM »

"Hm, well, first we should get out of here," she said with a nod and slipped her hand into his.

"I just...wanna know what they did to him," Ferris sighed.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4251 on: August 14, 2018, 02:34:37 AM »

"Oh, yeah, for sure." He laced their fingers together and looked over at the door again, then back at the others. "Well, come on, we gotta go," he insisted, even though he didn't want to leave Chris behind.

"Completely agree." Andrew nodded once and headed for the door.

"Me, too," Sunny said to Ferris. "We should go find him and see. He couldn't have gone very far, and we might be able to sneak up on him."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4252 on: August 14, 2018, 03:25:38 AM »

Ferris frowned, then shook his head. "I don't know if that's a good idea. We should...we should try to come up with a plan."

Clemence bit her lip, then followed Andrew out.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4253 on: August 14, 2018, 04:07:18 AM »

Cole went with Clemence and Andrew, and he turned to wait for Ferris and Sunny.

Sunny bit her lip, but nodded. Waiting and thinking of a plan was the best way, she knew that. But she didn't like it at all.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4254 on: August 14, 2018, 04:33:40 AM »

Ferris hesitated, but then turned to Cole as he walked out and smiled fleetingly at him.

Clemence looked around where they were and sighed softly, feeling guilt edge on her conscience.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4255 on: August 14, 2018, 04:43:13 AM »

"All right, how are we gonna bust Chris out? Any ideas?" Andrew asked. So far, his only plan was to get in, shoot anyone that got in his way, and get out, but maybe there was a less violent and trigger-happy solution.

Alec shrugged. "Drag the wolf man out kicking and screaming?"
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4256 on: August 14, 2018, 05:00:05 AM »

"I'm good at dragging people," Cato chimed in cheerfully.

"That'll really make him trust us," Ferris sighed.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4257 on: August 14, 2018, 06:55:27 AM »

Alec smirked. "Oh, now I remember why we keep you around."

"I don't think anything we do will make him trust us. I mean, what's assault and kidnapping got on attempted murder?" Andrew pointed out.

Cole raised an eyebrow. "You all saw how willing he was to throw the first punch." The full moon was close, and Cole could only imagine how much worse the witches' spell had made that stress on him. "It's like he doesn't even know us."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4258 on: August 14, 2018, 07:12:34 AM »

Cato rolled his eyes but then flashed a cheeky grin at Alec.

"But, why? I mean, why'd the witches do that to him?" Ferris asked, though he didn't expect an answer, really.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4259 on: August 14, 2018, 07:45:46 AM »

"Yeah, like, what's their end game?" Sunny raked her fingers through her hair.

Cole paused. Curses born of hatred can only be broken by love. Taking Clemence's memories, then distorting Chris', couldn't be a coincidence. Not with how close they were together. "I have a theory," he said, and explained what had been going on with his dreams, and the message from the silver woman.
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