Eun nearly jumped out of her skin as 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 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. “Get us Earth-side.”
Everything shook for a dizzying moment. A second later they were flying high above the Bay Area streets. Glittering metropolis stretched out below them.
“Holly.” Peter leaned forward on the dashboard. “Where’s she gonna—”
“HEADING THERE NOW.”
The thrusters burned with hot blue light. The craft banked left and jetted toward ANOS.