Warnings: language, lemons, violence, mentions of rape and sexual abuse, mentions of psychological torture, and character death.


"What the hell are you?"

"The last thing you'll ever see in your life." The creature backhanded her and she was thrown back with such force that she felt dizzy for a moment.

"You're strong. I'm stronger." The creature smirked, his red eyes glinting in anticipation.

"Duly noted," she murmured, scrambling to her feet.

The creature was faster than anything she had ever faced before. It grabbed her by her neck before she was fully standing, blocking the flow of air into her lungs. "I'm going to enjoy watching you die, feeling the blood as I drain it from your body; feast on your power as I drink your life and relish in it."

Holding onto the hand that was choking her, Isabella gathered the last of her strength and kicked the creature between his legs. Whatever you may be, she thought, you're still a male. The creature responded in the desired manner, dropping his hold on her and slumping to its knees.

There is a time to fight and there is a time to run. Now is definitely the time to run.

Thank you for reading.

I hope you will join me for another journey full of action, mystery, and, of course, smut.

Alley Cat.