enemies to lovers
fae king x assassin
lethal bridal competition
who did this to you?
he falls first
morally gray characters
3. Romance with moderate romantic content (heavier kissing)
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I try to breathe. Can’t. Everything in my body is sheer agony. My eyes start to roll back in my head.
Then, a familiar voice thunders from down the corridor, “Unhand my wife.”
The sound that emerges from my throat is a rattle. The fae releases me. I fall to my knees gasping and press my hand to my throat as I desperately try to breathe. My broken rib screams when I cannot.
But somehow, I manage to look up.
The sconces lining the hallway flare a deeper, more vengeful red as a tall silhouette storms down the corridor. With the light at his back, I can see him. Not enough to make out the features of his face, but rather the furious set of his broad shoulders, the strength of the arms thrown wide as shadows swirl around his palms. His cloak billows behind him, and for once, he wears his crown. His knee-high boots seem to make the ground shake with every step. Or perhaps I’m the one who is shaking.
The Neverseen King is a mighty, terrifying sight.
His voice cuts through the fiery orange glow, lethally quiet as he kneels beside me. “What did he do to you?”
Anastasis Blythe makes her home in central Texas with her husband. When she’s not writing, she gardens, accompanies local bands and choirs on piano, rescues feral cats, and tries to keep up with the laundry. She loves exploring the world through reading, walks in nature, and thoughtful conversations.