I should have hugged her more. He should have loved her more. But the truth is, I just couldn’t do it. Even after I was free, I couldn’t love them like that. Because every time they left me, I could never shake the feeling that it might be the last time I would see them.
The only way to show them that I cared about them was to train them. And once Irina stopped training, I had no other way to love her.
I just didn’t know how. So I let her leave.
He was supposed to die at least nine more times.
The nine ghosts of my opponents follow me as a reminder. Their haggard faces, their expressions of pain, the fear in their eyes as they realized death was near. They have always stuck with me.
I shouldn’t be here. He was supposed to go to battle. I was supposed to die in that tenth fight. Everyone knew it.
So I’m not doing anything right now. I just exist. I’m just doing it thousands of miles from where I started. And I’m doing it alone.
One day, she meets a man she seems to fall in love with instantly.
And I have to make a decision.
Should I blink?
Every morning you have a choice. Stand up or don’t stand up.
That’s my choice. Should I continue or give up?
And most days, at least these days, I get up and continue working.
But that is never enough. Until now.
just breathing is difficult.
Then, he meets a girl who is incredibly kind. She is so perfect, beautiful and innocent that the pain in my heart disappears when she is around.
Until she finds out who she killed on that fateful day seven years ago.
Written by New York Times bestselling author J.A. Huss, Sick Hate is a story of love lost, found, starting over, and learning to let go and move on. This is the second book in the Sick World series.
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