Payback’s a bitch. Or…it would be for Elle.
The monsters of my father’s world weren’t ever supposed to enter mine. I was safe from them. Untouchable. Adam swept into my life on a whirlwind, a dark knight, a predator stalking its prey. He’d been hiding in the shadows all along. Waiting for me to fall into his trap.
And I fell.
I fell hard.
This wasn’t ever supposed to be about her. She wasn’t ever supposed to matter. Her father needed to pay for what he’d done and there was one sure way to do it. Take what he loved best. Break it. Break her.
I just didn’t realize that in the process of destroying the girl, I’d destroy myself.