Hexed (Iron Druid Chronicles)

By Kevin Hearne

BOOK 2 within the IRON DRUID CHRONICLES

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Atticus O’Sullivan, final of the Druids, doesn’t care a lot for witches. nonetheless, he’s approximately to make great with the neighborhood coven by means of signing a collectively helpful nonaggression treaty—when abruptly the witch inhabitants in modern day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples in a single day. And the hot ladies aren't simply undesirable, they’re badasses with a gloomy background at the German part of global conflict II.

With a fallen angel feasting on neighborhood highschool scholars, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas with their distinct model of lethal decadence, and a dangerously attractive Celtic goddess of fireplace vying for his consciousness, Atticus is having hassle scheduling the witch hunt. yet aided via his magical sword, his neighbor’s rocket-propelled grenade launcher, and his vampire lawyer, Atticus is able to sweep town and exhibit the witchy ladies they picked the inaccurate Druid to hex.

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And you’re the explanation they’re runnin’ ’round right here, eatin’ humans. ” “What do you care if a demon makes mischief on the town? ” I requested. “What do I care? If a demon went ’round eatin’ white males such as you, you’re correct, I wouldn’t care. yet I acknowledged they’re eatin’ humans, an’ through that I suggest they’re eatin’ my humans, Mr. Druid. My individuals are feedin’ a demon that’s the following as a result of you. So we have now somethin’ to discuss, you an’ I. ” “I see. ” I nodded, and Oberon took this as a sign that it used to be ok for him to complete off his repast.

The final of the Druids and one of many First humans of local the USA are off to struggle a fallen angel from the 5th Circle. ” I’d been smiling again at Mary until eventually I processed the top of her sentence. At that time I didn’t comprehend if I’d ever smile back. “A fallen angel? one of many unique host? ” Mary nodded. “Yes. it truly is twisted and blackened now, the sunshine of heaven snuffed out some time past. ” “Hoo-ee, Mr. Druid. appears like robust drugs to me,” Coyote stated. He wasn’t kidding. Fallen angels weren’t usual demons.

He was once a stunning man,” she sighed, after which her face drew down right into a tiny frown. “And a petty guy. ” the place Bres was once involved, I had not anything to assert. I’d killed him, but the following was once his widow in my kitchen, spreading a wee little bit of shit on his reminiscence and dressed for epic mattress game. I couldn’t even deal with a noncommittal grunt. There are not any etiquette books that hide this actual state of affairs, so I simply took an extended pull on my beer. “But you're not petty, are you? ” “It will be impolite of me to assert convinced in case you placed it like that.

Yet, let’s face it, most folks outdoors her coven didn’t comprehend she used to be a witch; they inspiration her not anything greater than an fascinating, winning, cosmopolitan lady with glamorous hair and a penchant for donning attractive boots. “Fine,” she stated almost immediately, pulling a cork out of an already open bottle of Rosemount property Shiraz that waited on her granite countertop. She began to pull a pitcher out of her cabinet, yet then idea best of it and tossed the cork carelessly over her shoulder, finding out to drink immediately out of the bottle due to the fact I wouldn’t be participating.

Targeting the locking mechanism, already buckling after a few kicks, i started to whisper an unbinding at the steel as I waited for kick quantity 3. After it came—quite approximately shattering the lock anyway—I accomplished the unbinding and permit the under pressure steel sit back. Then I yanked the door open, the metal crumbling like a day-old muffin, catching the kicker off stability and again on her heels. It was once the brunette. I rammed my fist into her stunned schnoz, and she or he cracked her head painfully at the wall of the hallway, her knees failing after a second and dragging her to the ground.

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