Reading V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic (Part 8)

Reading VE Schwab's Shades of Magic

Well, it’s time to make a bargain and gain an adventure buddy! You knew that was coming, I assume.

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Eight: An Arrangement



Kell wakes again in Lila’s bed, though he’s not tied up. The rain has stopped and it’s morning. For a moment, Kell wishes to be home, and imagines that Rhy is waking him; he wonders if the royal family has noticed that he’s missing yet. He tries to move, but his whole body feels like a bruise. When he opens his eyes, he finds Lila staring at him. She asks why he came back. He tells her he doesn’t know. She’s not pleased with the answer, but asks how he’s feeling. Kell realizes hat his cuts should have taken longer to mend, and Lila admits that she used his ...