My anger reached its boiling point. There was no way in hell I would let anyone take her again. I would die first.
In one step, I shifted, placing myself in front of Kyra and the rogues. I heard her begin to laugh behind me, and I thought she had finally lost her mind for a second. I know I shouldn’t feel like that, but that’s just how things have been going lately.
She commanded calmly but the power rolling off her words was strong. I could see the rogues struggling before finally falling to their knees, a look of pure shock on their faces.
Slowly Kyra began walking around me, prompting me to follow right beside her.
“Here’s what’s going to happen,” she started as she circled around them, “I’m going to ask a question, and y’all will answer me truthfully.”
The smell of fear spiked the more she talked. I have to admit, her calmness right now was a little frightening. You can shift back, babe. I was caught off guard when she mind-linked me but kept it to myself. I think we might be fixing to be finding out what growling as he showed his teeth. I heard one of the men curse under his breath, and I almost laughed out loud. I know pissing off someone’s mate was a death wish, but everyone knows pissing off a she-wolf’s dad is ten times worse.
You won’t just die, you will suffer beforehand, and the fact her dad is an Alpha just made it that much worse.
I took his arrival as my chance to shift back; one of the warriors with him quickly shifted too, giving me a pair of shorts from a bag he was carrying. I took my spot next to him as Alpha Dane walked up to the
first man, getting in his face and growling deeply.
“Wait, dad, I have some questions first.” I watched Alpha Dane slowly back away.
What’s going on here, Blaze? Kyra’s power is strong enough to command alt wolves.
I saw her do it when Devin had us, but it’s incredible, isn’t it? I was in awe of my mate’s power, pride feeling my chest as I watched her, never leaving her side.
“First, I want to know what Devin has told y’all about me?” I questioned.
Though I sounded calm when speaking, I could feel a fire burning. As soon as I get the answers I want, I the first to speak, “H-H-He only told us to capture you and bring you to him.”
His stuttering out of fear almost pissed me off more.
They were tough when they believed I would be an easy grab.
“Okay. So, he didn’t tell you why he wants me?”
I kneeled in front of him as I looked into his eyes.
“No.” he shook his head.
One of the abilities I had yet to share with anyone is knowing when the truth is being told. I first noticed it when we were at Dominick’s place. I growled profoundly, making the man flinch, “Last chance to come clean.”
His eyes widened slightly, “He said you were a threat to all supernaturals, and he was going to ensure you couldn’t harm anyone.”
Now, that was the truth.
Devin didn’t tell them who I was, which doesn’t surprise me.
“Let me fill you in on who I am.”
I started as I stood back up, “I am Kyra Black. Daughter to Alpha Dane and Luna Holly,”
I pointed to my dad, who was still in wolf form.
He growled loudly, causing the men to shake, “So do you know who he is?” I asked them all proudly, knowing they did.
No one spoke but nodded their heads with their eyes wide.
I smiled, “Great. Now I am also the granddaughter of the late Alpha King Apollo,” the man I was just talking to started crying.
Actually crying, “You are the one know; please forgive me.” I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little surprised at his sudden outburst.
“Shut it,” I told him, making him instantly be quiet.
“Yes, I am the one from the prophecy, and this is my equally powerful mate.” I reached down and grabbed Blaze’s hand in mine.
“Next question,” I said as I began pacing around them again, dad following close beside me, “where is Devin? Where were you supposed to take me?”
I noticed the men all trying to exchange looks, “Eyes on the ground!”
I shouted angrily.
They don’t need to be trying to communicate with each other at all.
I waited for someone to answer, and when no one did, I walked behind one of the men, roughly grabbing his hair and pulling his head back, “Answer,”
I sneered at him.
He squeezed his eyes shut, “I can’t. He will k*ll me.”
In one swift motion, I slit his throat with one extended claw.
Letting his body fall hard to the ground. I felt Blaze tense beside me, “Now, should you be worried about Devin k*lling you or me?” I asked as I walked toward another man.
“We are supposed to take you to an abandoned farmhouse about two hours north from here.He said he would meet us there tomorrow afternoon.”
Introduced me as her mate and took my hand.
The fact she said I was powerful was definitely a confidence boost.
But that pride was soon drowned out with shock and worry when she quickly sliced open the man’s throat without hesitation.
This wasn’t the Kyra that I knew.
The Kyra I knew would have done anything she could before resorting to k*lling someone, but now she used this man as an example.
She used his death to instill more fear into the other men. She was upset about k*lling Scarlett, but I couldn’t help but worry about how this would affect her once she did return to her usual self.
My only goal now is to keep her from going too far…even if that means that I need to do all the dirty work for her.
I can handle it more than she can; her heart is too pure for this. I’m even more worried now.I told Alpha Dane through our mind link. He continued watching Kyraa she replied, Me too.
You need to get through to her.
This isn’t who she is.
I don’t know if It can.
How am I supposed to get through to her? She barely started talking to me again before these assholes showed up.
And from what I can see, she’s out for blood, and it doesn’t matter whose it is.
“Well, that is all I needed to know…”
Kyra’s shoulder interrupting her, “That is all we needed to know. Now my guards will escort you back to my pack for trial.”
I breathed a sigh of relief, as did the rogues, thankful her dad stopped her from k*lling them all.
We both knew that was her plan, and we both knew she would hate herself for it one day.
Kyra spun on her heels as she glared at her father. He didn’t back down, holding eye contact with her as he gave her a low warning growl.
“You are many things, Kyra, but first and foremost, you are my daughter. You will not disrespect me in any way,”
Kyra’s shoulders seemed to deflate a little at his words, “I’m not going to pretend to know how you are feeling right now.
Still, I will tell you that you are handling it the wrong way. It’s time to slow down and think about what you are doing. Talk to your mate. Hell, talk to anyone; you know we all love you.”
Alpha Dane turned around and shifted, heading north like the rogues said, leaving Kyra and me alone in the silence.
“I love you,” I told her as I wrapped my arms around her, “I just want you to remember that. Know that no matter what, I will always love you.”
I k!ssed the top of her head and waited for her to pull away. But she didn’t; she wrapped her arms around me and squeezed me tightly.
“I can’t control the rage. Devin and anyone working with him. Get revenge for all he has done.No one understands, and now, my dad is disappointed in me, and I’m sure you are too.” I couldn’t believe what she said.
There is so much going on that she hasn’t had time to properly process it. She hasn’t even given herself time to figure out all of her powers or how to manage them.
“Your dad is just upset right now, and Kyra, I could never be disappointed in you. There is nothing you could do or say that would disappoint me. You are such a strong person. Can I suggest something?” I asked her, unsure of how she would take what I was about to say.
She nodded her head against my ch3st, “Maybe we should go home,”
she began to pull away from me, “hold on, hear me out,”
I told her, pulling her back against me, “we can let your dad get Devin. You know he won’t let him get away. He can bring Devin back to the pack, and there; you can help with his punishment or just have a
say in it, whichever you want. But you need to rest, mourn your loss, and accept your new role…your new powers. And not to sound selfish, but I would love to spend some alone time with my mate.”
I gently rubbed her back as I waited for her to respond, the silence making me worry I pissed her off.
“Can you help but what do you need help with?”
She giggled as she looked up at me, her grin slowly falling as she stared into my eyes, “You don’t know what I need help with, but you are willing to volunteer?”
I smiled and nodded, “There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you.”
She wrapped her hands around my neck as she pulled herself up on her tiptoes, her l!ps brushing against mine.
My heart was racing at the thought of finally k!ssing her; I had been so patient with her and would continue to be patient as long as she needed me to.
I closed the space between us as our l!ps met in a tender k!ss. It felt like my whole body was lit on fire, but in a good way. It didn’t last long before she pulled away, a blush coating her cheeks, “I need you to help me control my rage. I don’t know what to do. I feel like it’s consuming me and turning me into someone I’m not.”
So, she sees it too.
At least she was willing to admit it and ask for help; that’s the first step.
“I will do anything I can to help you, babe.”
I offered to mind link Alpha Dane and tell him the new plans we had, knowing he would be more than happy with them.
Kyra made sure I told him he was not to k*ll Devin, and Alpha Dane agreed.
Kyra looked at me with a smirk, “Think you can keep up?”
Before I could answer, she had shifted and though, and ran beside her as we headed back home.