Do not presume to be ready for anything... Pride comes before the fall.
When Ren and Tess found themselves back in Nadežra, Ren had been resolved. No whoring, no killing. Instead, she set her sights on a higher target: use what she'd learned to gain acceptance into House Traementis as their long-lost kin... with all the wealth and social benefit it brought.
Silken fingers of his power brushed over her arm, so lightly it could have been the breeze. “You take care of everyone, but who takes care of you?”
All hail Queen Sabin'theoria of the Unseelie, daughter and heir of Queen Mali'theoria, and blood descendant of Lachlina, the One True Goddess, and Vestior, Harbinger of Nightmares.
By blood and magic and by the rights of both, what once was solely ours shall be no longer. By will and might, we merge our purposes and intents. As I will it, so mote it be.