Ares’s To-Do List: Stop (sexy) brother from obliterating the world with deadly disease
- Stop (sexy) brother from obliterating the world with deadly disease
- Find the agimorti and keep her from getting killed
- Locate the Deliverance before Pestilence finds it
- And learn that having feeeeeeeelings doesn’t make you a pansy!!
"...and horror of horrors, he realized that he was experiencing some sort of a crush. He needed to kill something." - Ares
"His hand sliced through the air in a silencing motion, and he stalked to the window. "Have you seen any rats?"But the mediocre chemistry between Cara and Ares doesn’t take away from Ione’s spectacular writing. I love the rawness to it. I especially love the violence in this one! I can’t remember if the Demonica series was as gory and bloody as this one since I read it awhile back, but I LOVE IT! Gory. Bloody. Raw. Love it!
Her mind spun at the sudden shift of subject. "Rats?"
"Rodents that resemble large mice."
"I know what rats are," she gritted out. "Why?"
"They're spies." He peered through the curtain into the darkness. Thick fog diffused the yellow lamplight, creating an eerie glow on the street below. "Have you seen any?"
Rodent spies? The man might be hot as hell, but he was a loon. As inconspicuously as possible, Cara inched toward the door. "I didn't see any furry little James Bonds."
And with that, I have to say how much I love Reseph, or rather, Pestilence because his bad side is so much more appealing! Ione writes baddies well! I loved the venom in his tone when he speaks and his merciless outlook on mankind. Pestilence is as badass as they come.
Then there’s Reaver, whom I loved from the Demonica series! This Reaver is a little more darker, one who is more irritable and with his evil counterpart Harvester, chaos is bound to find them sooner or later.
I’ve mentioned Pestilence already so naturally, that leaves Limos (Famine) and Thanatos (Death)! I LOVE them both! Limos is friggin’ hilarious. She kind of reminds me of the Valkyries from KC’s IAD series. She’s great! And Than is a hottie! A tattooed hottie! I cannot wait for either of their books!
"Eeeeeevil is wiiiiiining..."For Demonica fans, there’s reason to rejoice because there are familiar faces! If you thought you would never see your favorite demons/angels/vampires again, you were wrong! It could be because this book involved one my favorite characters, Kynan quite a bit in the new story. Or maybe because we get to see Gem being pregnant and giving birth. Or maybe it’s the fact that our sexy demon doctor and paramedic are still around. But I loved every single glimpse of the original Demonica characters, and I'm happy to say that if you wanted to keep reading about them, this book feels almost as if the series is still going. This quote is particularly precious.
"They were so fucked his ass hurt"
"Your mom is my sunset, and you are my dawn." - KynanAnother character from Demonica, Runa's brother Arik, also makes a substantial guest appearance. Can I just say... yum! I’m super excited for the next book Immortal Rider which is Arik and Limos’ book!
"Some scholars, including myself, think that the Horsemen's Seals will be broken by Jesus himself, and the Horsemen will lead the way into the end of days, but that's not necessarily a bad thing."
"Of course not," Arik drawled. "Every Apocalypse is a party. Bring your own beer, pretzels, and semiautomatic weapons."