Meet Alice…

Alice didn’t want to think about that, not at all. It was enough that she had two men standing in front of her talking about angels, and that one of them had a gun and a hipflask. She had so far, while they were talking, been devoting a great deal of energy to not thinking about what any of this had to do with her…

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Meet Xaphan…

“I really did expect more from you. We all did. He certainly did. And after all that time we spent together, after everything we talked about, I was absolutely convinced that we understood one another… and then you go and do something like this.”

Meet Rimmon…

Rimmon’s face clouded and he drew back slightly, straightening his back and pulling away from the bar. When he spoke again, his voice was chilly. “You won’t win. You can’t.”

Meet Charon…

“Look what the angels have done to you, child. Turned you into their toy…”

Meet Abbadona…

“Even the damned can wish for hope. You’re mine. My last hope. You don’t just abandon your hopes on the riverbank.”

Meet Lucifer…

“I warn you: eleventh-hour repentance is not something I have much patience for…”