Chapter 1

 

Elis 22

 

 

“Please state your name for the record.”

The young man blinked into the harsh yellow light, his throat convulsing as he swallowed, making the ugly bruise on his neck dance. “Uh, Kenian Deepwood,” he responded, rubbing the top of his left hand. The action didn’t quite conceal an angry red patch of skin.

The woman……