From Within the Ashes
“Hell no. I'm not going in there with you.”
“Jeesh woman. I'm just taking you to the goddamn bathroom. Not to 'rape' you. I want you there to help me clean this up. My parents are here tonight for the dinner party. And the last thing I wanted them to find out is that I'm behaving like this.”
“Behaving like this?”
“Yeah. You know, the term you English girls use to describe guys who starts a relation-ship for a sexual matter?”
“Oh. You mean a playboy? A philanderer, a rake, and a Casanova?”
“Why do I have the feeling that you're accusing me of something?”
“Because maybe I am? And just for your information, I am not an 'English girl'. I'm made one hundred percent Italian. Capire? Now, do you want me to help you or not?”
“Details. Details. Here, clean this.”
But, what caught my attention the most was the intricate design of a dragon tattoo on the left side of his body, winding its way down to the area hidden by his black slacks. I wondered shamelessly, where end of that long tail reached.
“Take a picture, il moroso. It lasts longer.”
“You're mistaken, cazzone narcisistica. I've definitely seen better.” With that insult, I no-ticed his dark shadow cross in to mine.
“What are you d-” The shirt piled at our feet when he cornered me into a wall. My eyes met his smoldering blue ones. Orbs that were seething with anger.
Ruby Cavaelli had lived with her mother since the age of six, when she first showed signs of supernatural power. No one expected this of the young Ruby due to the fact she had been an offspring of a human and a supernatural being. To protect her, her father had her powers suppressed and hidden in the world of the mundanes. Little did she know that the fate would have a cruel destiny just designed for her, the moment she stepped through the Rosendale Institute of Occult Studies, where she would meet her beloved, her species, as well as her life arch nemesis. What will happen to this descendant of royal blood?