I fired more magic. Truly pushing myself, putting even more power into it. Tugging until I could hold no more.

A little hump of kraken appeared above water, and I speared it, digging in my magical claws, screaming my next command, pushing power into it. “Return to me, husband.”

The title I’d used shivered down the link between us, and he paused, bobbing in the water.

“Husband.” I teased him again. “Your wife needs you.”

To my joy, he came towards me. The intensity of the siren’s song heightened. Sharpened. I lost my grip.

👰 🐙 Bride of the Sea Monster (Welcome to Hell #9) ▶︎ Out now!