“There was nothing unusual about him, this lanky, sullen-looking boy with a weak chin. He would make a good spy—able to blend and disappear, unnoticed and forgotten, as soon as seen. His eyes were vacant, but not the usual hazy, apathetic stare. There was something manufactured about his glassy eyes, and Mica knew that his mind was going faster and faster and taking in every detail and movement and crack he might slip into and use to his advantage.

Don’t miss the next chapter in Hope in Ruins. Mica is reunited with Ben, but their reunion doesn’t go how she expected. Ben isn’t what she expected.

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