A Touch of Ruin: 2 (Hades X Persephone)
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There were a few quotes from students who claimed to her ‘know her’—gems like, “You could tell she was really smart” and “She was always really quiet” and “She read a lot.
This is how people are murdered, she thought, and then quickly reminded herself that she watched too much true crime. Apollo’s actions were unacceptable, and didn’t she have an obligation to her readers to expose injustice? I got 2 chapters of bonus content at the end of the audiobook from Hades’ point of view, and I want to read the series from his POV SO BAD!Hades and Persephone have made their relationship public even though no one knows that Persephone is not a mortal. One minute she is happy and in love with Hades, and the next, she is angry and doing something to spite him. Persephone didn’t care if Apollo became intrigued by her or not—the God of Music wouldn’t get anywhere with her.
The ceiling boasted several unnecessary crystal chandeliers, the walls were adorned in gold, and Hades’ chair looked like a throne at the head of the table. Dread grew heavy and hard in her stomach, as if someone had dropped a stone straight down her throat. Persephone waived goodbye to the souls as Thanatos turned toward the crowd, stretched his wings wide, and vanished.She wore pink robes and leather sandals—an ensemble that stood out against the shadowy mountains and black water.
Her best friend had started by asking if she was on her way, if she was okay, and then resorted to sending random emojis just to get her attention.She broke free of Yuri’s hold and strolled toward the waiting group, hesitating when they continued to tremble and shrink away from her.