The word sent a cold shiver skittering down his spine. The predatory animals were used by the Na’Reish to hunt humans. It was how he’d been capture.
Had his absence from the Pit already been discovered? The snapping and cracking of branches sounded in the distance. Something large and heavy was racing toward them. Annika’s hand squeezed his.
“They’ve scented us.” In the moonlight, her face was pinched with fear, the flecks in her eyes glowed yellow. “Run!”
(VENGEANCE BORN Ch.3)