Description : Blue Lily, Lily Blue
The Raven Cycle Books read online The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2) Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4) Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #2) Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #3) Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #4)
Persephone stood on the bare mountaintop, her ruffled ivory dress whipping around her legs, her masses of white-blond curls streaming behind her. She was gauzy, immaterial, something blown between these boulders and caught upon one of them. The wind was fierce up here with no trees to block it. The world below was gloriously autumnal.
Adam Parrish stood beside her with his hands shoved into the pockets of his grease-stained cargo pants. He looked tired, but his eyes were clear, better than when she’d seen him last. Because Persephone was only interested in important things, she hadn’t considered her own age in a long time, but it struck her as she looked at him that he was quite new. That raw expression, that youthful hunch of his shoulders, the frantic sprawl of the energy inside him.
What a good day it is for this, she thought. It was cool and overcast, with no interference from the sun’s force or the lunar schedule or nearby road construction.
“This is the corpse road,” she said, aligning her body with the invisible path. As she did, she could feel something inside her begin to hum agreeably, a sensation very much like the satisfaction that came from aligning book spines on a shelf.
“The ley line,”...