Warrior Prince Excerpt: Part 12
Copyright 2012 by Nancy J. Cohen
Their leader accompanied her forward, his boots pounding on the hot pavement. The others crowded behind as she resignedly led the way.
Inside the foyer, Nira tossed her purse on a side table. As soon as Grace was out of earshot in the kitchen, she lowered her voice. “Okay, who are you and what do you want? And where are you from? You talk like foreigners.”
“Our home is called Karrell.” Zohar’s eyes smoldered as he regarded her, his height and powerful shoulders making her feel small and feminine.
“Never heard of it. Must be a tiny country.” She swept her gaze over their belted tunics, side arms, and tailored trousers. “You could pass for invaders from outer space. Are you sure you’re not here for a convention? Because who else would dress like that, unless you’re with a SWAT team?”
“We are here to save your world, not invade it. What is this phrase, swat team?”
“I will research it, rageesh.” The man with a stubbled jaw, unkempt hair, and killer dimples could have been a double for Josh Holloway on Lost. Nira stared at him, wondering if this were some sort of reality show with hidden cameras.
“I told you not to call me that, Paz.”
“My apologies.” Paz bowed his head, making Nira wonder about his relationship to Zohar.
Are these men just clueless foreigners?
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