Eun nearly jumped out of her skin when Peter materialized right beside her. She swatted his shoulder with the back of a hand. “Asshole!”
“Sorry.” He grinned, knowing full well she was actually relieved. He was, after all, still alive after facing off against a multiversal, world-devouring evil. He clapped her on the shoulder. “Not done yet. Gotta get Holly.”
Bitefighter said, “HOLLY DENT IS PRIMED TO SUBSTANTIATE IN FIVE MINUTES AND THIRTY FOUR SECONDS.”
Peter’s gaze flicked from side to side, processing the whirl of color-soaked aether. Eun was guiding them around novelties and feelings, memes and deductions. “Get us Earth-side.”
Everything shook for a dizzying second. A moment later they were flying high above the Bay Area streets. Glittery metropolis stretched before them.
“Holly.” Peter leaned forward on the dashboard. “Where’s she gonna—”
“HEADING THERE NOW.”
Their thrusters burned with hot blue light. The craft banked left and jetted toward ANOS.