“If the thing claiming to have spawned me is alive, then he probably activated a network to bring me in.”
“Or down.” Trust Uncle Jim to cover the even more negative aspect.
Nate nodded. “Explains Carlos. Interesting connections.”
I waited for Nate to ask the taboo question, the one that might sever
our ties. He stared at me, refusing, forcing me to speak first.
“No, I am not part demon.”
Jim snorted. “No shit. You wouldn’t have made it past the driveway.”
True. His warding is complex and enormous. Challenging. Someday I’ll ask what he did for such an endowment. Or not.