Kira waited… again… but this time she was waiting with the knowledge that she had to solve this on her own. The consequences of failing were too brutal to even contemplate.
Kira gathered every last bit of power within her. It would only be a second before Phan would be close enough to touch her. A shiver of revulsion rolled through her at the thought. Kira took a deep, bracing breath, and on the exhale, she twisted her body around and shot the heel of her hand with maximum force into his chest. Phan’s body flew across the yard and landed with a thud against the old stump he had leaned against earlier. He just laid there clutching his chest, trying to breathe. Kira leapt onto the rail of the porch and switched her focus to Finn. She narrowed her eyes and spit out between clenched teeth, “Ready to play?” ~ Chapter 57 ~