HONOR IN HELL
Book Two of the De la Roca Chronicles
Originally Published 2012
This Edition Published 2013 at Smashwords
Copyright © Published 2013, Maria Violante. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.
This is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents and dialogues in this book are of the author’s imagination and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events or persons, living or dead, is completely coincidental.
While walking through a valley snow-covered
I came upon a bunny alone.
Companions, we scrabbled along a trail ruthless
Rocky and twisting, relentless, endless
Yet, I give thanks for my rabbit and for the hard trail
For stronger legs and hardened feet.
De la Roca awoke, her eyes still closed.
Her mind was blank, the absence of thought voluntary. Time was infinite. For now, she just wanted to lay in the warmth of the sun, bathing in the scent of wet salt and silica and—