Title: Soothsayer Chapter 15, Part Two.
“All’s fair in love and war.”
The first thing I felt—and some little part of me was incredibly pleased to be feeling anything, I remembered enough to be sure of that—as I began to wake up was a fairly hard slap across the cheek. Not quite hard enough to make my head turn on the pillow, but it definitely wasn’t a friendly caress. I groaned and slowly blinked my eyes open.
“Ah good, you’re awake. You fucking fool.”
That wasn’t Sören’s voice. That was… “Jakob?” I asked hoarsely.