Eun yelped in surprise as Peter materialized beside her. She swatted his shoulder with the back of her hand. “Asshole!”
“Sorry.” He grinned, knowing full well she was actually relieved. He was, after all, still alive after facing off against a world-devouring evil.
He clapped her on the shoulder. “Let’s go get Holly.”
The Bite Mobile said, “HOLLY DENT WILL SUBSTANTIATE IN FIVE MINUTES AND THIRTY-FOUR SECONDS.”
Right now, they were hurtling through a whirl of color-soaked aether. “Get us Earth-side,” Peter commanded.
Everything shook for a dizzying instant. A second later, they were flying high above the Bay Area streets. Glittering metropolis stretched out below them.
Peter leaned forward. “Where’s she gonna—”
“HEADING THERE NOW.”
The thrusters burned with hot blue light. The craft banked left and jetted toward ANOS.