Neal grinned maliciously, so they thought they had won. Thought that they had defeated his Mistress?
His Lady could never be defeated, not even should Her enemies die out. She was stronger than the Light, stronger than the Dark and more motivated than the Neutral.
He didn’t worry about his Lady giving up for she would never do such a thing. She was stronger than even her own Children, something which he greatly desired to become.
Now, what would be an appropriate gift to his potential Mother…?
His min strayed to one of his ‘cousins’. Surely they still missed him.
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. -Niccolo Machiavelli
Inspired by the prompt for yesterday’s Light and Shade Challenge.
I’m still working on using more names when I write and not just pronouns. So here’s Neal, he’s important-ish later on.