Don't you ever tame your demons (Trinity, Gregory, Rowan)

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Cana Havich
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Don't you ever tame your demons (Trinity, Gregory, Rowan)

Post by Cana Havich » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:35 pm

All you have is your fire
And the place you need to reach
Don't you ever tame your demons
But always keep 'em on a leash

It hadn't been hard to spot him really. Not with the curse on him. Cana would have thought it would have worn off by now, but apparently his fury had been too strong when casting it. It didn't have much noticeable effect; just made a bland, average looking white boy like Joel stand out in a crowd of other bland white boys he'd been trying to hide in. Getting him separated from the group had taken some finagling, but it wasn't anything Cana wasn't capable of. Besides it wasn't as if Joel was here for them.

He'd come to Wildaway last year for Christmas, all fake smiles and gentlemanly manners. Everyone had loved him. Everyone but Cana, who couldn't--at the time at least--put a finger on his dislike.

Nothing like black eyes and broken bones for a sickening vindication.

Kristian had had wide eyes when Cana had brought him down to the sub basement beneath the wine cellar. Less shock at what Cana had done than shock that Joel had been stupid enough to show up in town looking for Lyssa. They hadn't even dated that long for gods' sake.

"What are we doing with him?" Kristian had asked after only a moment's hesitation.

"Having fun," Cana replied with a wolfish grin. The muffled pleas from where Joel had been tied up and gagged to a chair nearby chimed out, and Cana gave a mildly unhinged laugh.

Kristian considered this for a moment before shrugging and looking over at the table. While there were definitely things he expected (hammer, nails, screwdrivers), there were also a large amount of potions ingredients and equipment.

"Gonna run some tests?"

"How else better to get good data?"

"Fair enough," Kristian shrugged. He idly wished he'd been in town to stop Cana from grabbing Lyssa's ex, but he also wasn't terribly put out by Cana's plans. He remembered that night at Gammla Uppsala, when their cousin had shown up with a black eye and broken shoulder in the boys' dorms. He definitely still hadn't forgiven Joel.

"It also presents us an...opportunity," Cana finally said, still sounding slightly out of sorts. Kristian's hand froze over the hammer. Looking back at his brother with a curious expression, he froze before speaking.

Someone had opened the door.

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