Amber R. Duell's third installment in the riveting Dark Dreamer Trilogy brings us back to Nora—now, the Lady of Nightmares—who must team up with the Sandman to thwart the insidious forces threatening the Nightmare Realm...
Rule by fear.
Nightmares respected a ruthless, vicious, unforgiving leader, and it was easy enough to wear those traits as armor. Too easy, perhaps. No one knew my decisions were made by asking myself: what would the Weaver do? Nor did they know I got the answer right from the horse’s mouth.
Rule by fear, I told myself again. If the nightmares didn’t fear me, they were going to make certain I feared them. Whatever initial notion I had of making the Nightmare Realm a better place was now a distant memory. Maybe one worth revisiting down the road—one small change at a time—but first, I had to bring each and every living thing to heel.
“Nora,” Kail said from the corner of his mouth. He stood on my right, arms crossed, gaze ever vigilant. “Sometime today?”