Seth’nerak felt the mental link sever. Marcovius neither knew how to sever it, nor had the ability to even if he did. It was of Seth’s making. That only meant one thing. He grinded his teeth together in anger as th darkness that seemed to envelop him only grew. “It would seem someone has killed my General,” he said flatly. He had almost said my only friend. But he was evil, after all. One must maintain some measure of appearance.
(from The Crimson Blade by Corey Soreff)
6*/10. The complete review is here.