Ambivalence (Peter Hayes)
• • • book one of the ambivalence trilogy • • •
I look up at him.
"I don't want to kill anyone either. Trust me. But I'd do it if it would make you feel better."
He pulls me to a stop near the railing of the chasm. The Pit's glass ceiling is letting through rays of dusk, with mesmerizing rays of oranges and pinks lighting up the otherwise blackened stone. I can't focus on anything else though; Peter's eyes are too intense. They're like green lasers burning into my cerulean sea irises, like the sun reaching through a lens to start a fire.
I tear my eyes away.
"Four told me you heard," I blurt out. "What I said in my fear landscape."
"I did," Peter confirms. I squeeze my eyes shut and wait for the storm to pass.
"Why do you seem so scared? Do I scare you, Jax?"
"No," I breathe.
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