Luke and Marcus are asking the impossible of me and I can’t do it. I don’t have that edge to my soul where I can switch off my emotions. I know before I even step foot in the Elder Court that I am doomed to fail.
But then I meet an ancient witch, one with power so great, I cannot fathom what she is capable of. When she offers to teach me everything she knows, I give in.
Abandoning everything in my life to chase after dreams of wielding forbidden magic, I follow her into the unknown, thinking only of how accessing this potent sorcery will aide me in my ultimate goal.
By the time I return, the life I left behind is in tatters. Not only do I have a job to finish, but I have relationships to repair. If they will let me.
I always knew that with great power comes great responsibility, but it never entered my head that it also comes with great sacrifices…