Prisons and Palaces Pt 2 Ch37I was getting pretty annoyed with Hoss's lack of cooperation when he FINALLY revealed that our destination was the old Doolin place. I had in mind to get going before Cerebus came back...not that he couldn't quickly catch up with us in a couple large bounds, but I might as well get a head start."Well, let's go. Time's a wasting..." I demanded, looking at the four lower male life forms. I could feel a surge of my old self rising to the surface. Not that I was that girl anymore, I wasn't that rude and unfriendly, but I also wasn't one for dawdling. I must have been convincing enough though because Grim, Billy, Irwin and Hoss started trudging after me."Mon, are you SURE we should go in there? I mean...you were Spider Mandy the last time....""I know," I said, shaking a bit but trying to keep composed. "But it must be done. We can't let Eris get away with her convuluted plans.We made our way to the house and even though I felt deeply afraid, I shook it off and confidently strode toward
Prisons and Palaces Pt2 Ch36Hoss peered at us for a moment before speaking. I think he was trying to come to terms with regards to our being adults now."Yeah, I know where she went, but let me tell ya. It's a cold and dangerous place. Oh, it's pretty on the outside, but it's right nasty and vile on the inside. Much like Eris's heart. HAW HAW HAW!"Grim, Billy, and Irwin all snickered at his male attempt at humor, but I tried to remain focused on the issue at hand."Gotcha, Eris is right up there with Mother Theresa, but where did she go, Hoss?" I glared at him, expecting an immediate answer.Hoss was about to speak when a final mournful howl from Cerebus nearly deafened us all. Hoss, having spent some time, too much time I think, with Eris offered Cerebus a kind shoulder to cry on. I guess they were kindred spirits or something."Hey, boy. I saw that gal you were so randy for. I'm here to tell ya they just ain't worth it. Ol' Eris wanted me to keep ya'll sidetracked, even promised me we'd get back together if I'
Prisons and Palaces Pt2 Ch35I was out of breath as I stood trying to console Cerebus...I really needed to get more exercise, but to me it had always been overrated. Who wanted to get sweaty and red faced and feel muscles stretched to the limit if you didn't have to? It was like a death wish in my opinion and frankly, I had better things to do with my time. Still...at this moment, being so out of breath from dealing with the Mindy/Cerebus struggle had me wishing I had paid more attention to my physical well being.Hoss Delgado was standing there, stroking his chin proudly and loudly chomping on a mint. I was too tired to be surprised to see him, but after what had just happened, I was glad he was here. If I was to defeat my enemies once and for all, I'd need him on my side."Nice to see you all again," Hoss said, "Sorry I'm late."By now, Cerebus looked like his male hormones had gotten somewhat in check, but like any male, he was whimpering from his lost chance. The whining was annoying, but far better than the v