A Familiar Kiss.
She hit the door with barely a glance at the massive bouncer standing in the shadowed entry. Rain had picked up and the pressing humidity broke to cool night air. She made it to the other side of the road when her warnings went off. Her senses expanded to do a quick search. Enemy.
The sharp stench of sulfur choked her. They’d found her! Bile lodged in her throat. She spun around, and a shot of power knocked her off her feet, skidding her across the sidewalk, to the grass. She didn’t hurt, which probably meant it was pretty bad.
Fresh earth and mud pressed against her burning cheek. The distinct taste of blood pooled in her mouth, and her senses couldn’t seem to come together.