Today’s SSS is an extract from ‘A Vengeance of Angels’. Again, it contains a mild spoiler if you haven’t read the first story; A Construct of Angels.’ So if you don’t want to know how the first book ends, please look away now.
Michael, now an ex-angel and mortal being, is being addressed by an elderly hospice patient – one who has a reputation as a seer…
Agatha Carpenter waved a bony finger at me and I felt the chill of one whose fate is irrevocably sealed. I’d felt it before – as a doomed gladiator, as a convicted witch, as a Jew amongst the Nazis…
“The black swordsman is falling to Earth!” she wailed in a voice edged with hysteria. “He seeks the one who shines most brightly – and all around him shall perish!”
I knew a moment of panic.
She could only be referring to one person; one Anakim…and he was coming for me.