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❝What would you think of me if I told you that I am a . . .❞ Alastair said, dark humor and yellow flames lighting his eyes, then continued,❝Nah, not that easily. Most of the times, we are keeping a secret. But sometimes a secret might be keeping us,❞
❝What do you mean? That you―❞
❝Tsk, dense Venice. I am talking about you. If I tell you my secret, then your whole life will be at stake. I might just kill you if I have to. Mark my words,❞ Alastair whispered, looking through the bluish-yellow flames into Venice's eyes, his voice like a lullaby in the cold, harsh wind, and blew out the matchstick.