Using magic meant it used you back. Forget the fairy-tale hocus-pocus, wave a wand and bling-o, sparkles and pixie dust crap. Magic, like booze, sex, and drugs, gave as good as it got.
This concept is so awesome to me. It reminds me of the Kate Daniels series - except more regimented. Magic has a cost - pain. I love it.
Since he'd shown me no reason to trust or distrust him yet, out of convenience I distrusted him.
I think this was the first time I realized that I really loved Allie.
Zayvion - Hmm. I'm not sure what to think about him yet. I'm like Allie, intrigued despite myself. Apparently it's been so long since I've read this book I don't even remember if I can trust him! LOL