There was something about training alongside one another that made Anya and Evangeline impossibly close. They shared a bond that was stronger than that seen in even the most powerful paratabai pairings, each one knowing exactly what the other was thinking or feeling without the need to ask.
It was for that very reason that a piercing scream ripped through Evie’s chest the moment the seraph blade pierced Anya’s. She didn’t need to see it to know what was happening, because the moment the blade pierced Anya Cartwrights porcelain skin, Evangeline’s heart shattered into what felt like a thousand pieces.
She ran, she ran faster than she’d ever thought possible. But it was too late, she was too late.
Carlos Gomez is confronted by Brian McCann after showboating and yelling at Braves players as he rounded the bases after hitting a home run. Both benches cleared and Gomez and Freddie Freeman were ejected - September 25, 2013.
Chicago White Sox left fielder Casper Wells robs Atlanta Braves’ Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning as the White Sox defeated the Braves 3-1 in a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, July 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)