Read the first part of Neverwhere: The Sequel here.
Door spent most of the night searching for a rat to lead her to Richard, she knew that every rat would know exactly where he was by now, new in the rat kingdom spread like wildfire. But there was always conflict between the rats and the humans, fights over territories, fights over food and so on. So when Door went looking for a rat to guide her to Richard, it was no easy task. It took her most of the night, but she finally found someone, a small, dark brown rat named Joe with a raspy voice.
He had soon found the pale figure of Victoria. He closed his eyes before he melted into the sweet darkness that clung to him like a cloak. Meanwhile, Victoria stopped short seeing the large black bird, which soon stopped in front of her. She looked at it curiously before she tried to move on again. The large black bird hopped in front of her, stopping her in her path. “Now what are you doing? You want me to stay here?” She asked confused by the large crow’s actions.
Read the first part of the Puppet Master here.
The deed had been done, Xanthos suddenly felt tired and overwhelmed from the whole process of collecting the man’s soul. He closed his eyes and let himself fall into the deep abyss of his mind, and opened to find Corbin’s partner Swanhild, the white Swan. Like her counter part, she was also a servant of death. “What’s wrong child?” She asked softly, her feather’s ruffled as she began to preen herself. ” You seem troubled…” Xanthos looked over at Swanhild with tiered eyes. ” It’s nothing.” He said gruffly, not one to talk about his feelings even to his friends.