Talion leaned back in his chair as the mirror returned to its usual sheen. He stared out at his reflection, a slow smile spreading across his face.
Harper rolled over, grumbling as she smacked around her nightstand for the EBS siren. After a few tries her hand curled around her phone. The screen illuminated the room, hurting her eyes, and she squinted at the screen.
Low, sultry tones echoed from the piano as Morgana's fingers slid across the ebony keys. Moonlight faded into the gallery from the wide windows, bathing her in a sliver of light. Slowly the tune picked up speed, teasing out her fingers, daring her to keep up.
Morgana laughed, stretching out her new body. She bent down, grabbing the book that had once been her only housing and strolled out. Now it was her turn to lock people away. Footsteps were already stomping in the floors above, worried tones drifting down from the staircase. You really think you're little pets are going to be enough, my love? Guards streamed down the stairs in a river of steel and cloth. Swords glinted in the candle light.
"Hide," Larissa whispered sharply, shoving her brother into a hollowed, fallen tree. Once she was certain he was hidden, she sprinted away into the main clearing. She would hide him for as long as she could.
Lillianna leaned back against an oak desk, the cool varnish sending goosebumps across her arms. Footsteps and voices echoed down the hall, pausing right outside of her door. Two separate voices, muffled by the heavy wood drifted in.