“You wanted Ada dealt with,” Evelyn said. “Clara will meet up with her soon enough.”
“What if she won’t kill her?” Marc asked
“You think Ada will change allegiance? See the light and embrace her sister without using the opportunity to plunge in a dagger through the heart?” Evelyn asked.
“You never know,” Marc said. “She would continue to pose a risk—”
“Why didn’t I see this before?” Evelyn asked herself. “You’re jealous of her!”
“No,” Marc said. “I—”
The signs were there, even if they were barely imperceptible. His eyes widened by a nail’s thickness, and he backed away a quarter of a step. That might mean nothing for a regular Joe walking down the street, but to a man like Marc it spoke volumes.
Disclaimer: This excerpt from The Van Helsing Impetus is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pexels.
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