Cruel Indulgence [Wattys 2015]
"She's dead." He snarled. Hades' golden gaze bore into hers, as ferocious as a beast, thereby, as misunderstood as one also. "She's dead, and you are too. It would do you good to learn so much that a once a life is met with its demise, it is forlorn to revive it."
Catalina craned her neck, her penetrating gaze assessing his form in a manner most Gods would render borderline disrespectful. "But then again," her soft voice claimed, woven like a string of silk caressing his senses. "One who had never lived, is quite incapable of dying, no?"
His glare however, was met with the upward curl of her ruby lips. "So how have you had it, ádi̱s?" she prodded.
"Never died, or never lived?"