Ambri-Qis: Chapter XIII
The afternoon following our encounter with the strange family of fledglings, Lynn and I drove out to Raymond’s office to sign some papers for our new home. For the sake of privacy, I was driving Lynn’s lovely M5. It had been a compromise: she thought that my cars were far too flashy for a trip into town, and I absolutely demanded that I get to drive.
The lightning bugs had left earlier that morning to go back to Ivanarke, explaining that things needed to move quickly if they wanted to learn all that they could about the fledglings. Fortunately, they had a half-breed pilot and a private jet, along with fully sealed sarcophagi in which they could sleep away the daylight.
Nick was back at the manor playing video games.
We had offered to bring him along, but clearly the thought of just sitting around and making idle chitchat with Kyle while I was signing papers wasn’t particularly tempting to the teen.
Honestly, I envied him and his lack of