Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
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Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter—but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today! Discover the truth in Michael Scott’s New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel with Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas, an ebook original.
Years before Sophie and Josh Newman met Nicholas Flamel, two legendary warriors fought together for the first time. Billy the Kid and Scathach the Shadow.
Now that lost story can be told . . .
Billy the Kid is immortal. And being immortal means following unpredictable paths. With this exclusive eBook, Michael Scott offers readers a never-before-seen short story from the world of the bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: the tale of how Billy the Kid and Scathach meet for the first time and join forces against the unseen, deadly and eternally hungry vampyres who control the city of Las Vegas—where Scathach must face her greatest fear.
“Fans of adventure fantasies like Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series will eat this one up.” —VOYA
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and the Morrigan eyed each other silently, and finally Billy cleared his throat. “Ladies,” he asked, “are we going to sit here and chat all night?” The Morrigan tossed a scrap of paper at Billy, who deftly caught it in his right hand. “It’s the address of an as-yet-unopened hotel and casino,” the Morrigan snapped. “Drive around the back and into the garage.” She smiled at Scathach, and a dark hunger flickered behind her eyes. “You will find what you are looking for on the top floor,” she said
“If you survive tonight.” “I’ll survive,” Billy said confidently. “Full of surprises,” Scathach repeated, shaking her head. She clapped him on the shoulder. “If—and it is a very big if—we both survive this, come and visit me at the dojo. Maybe I could train you to use a matched pair of tonfa,” she added lightly. “I’d like that,” Billy said. Then his face fell. “But …” “But?” “I’m not sure Quetzalcoatl would. I don’t think he likes you very much.” “So don’t tell him. You’re his servant, not
vampyres—with a—were so intent on fighting me, they forgot about the sun!” He brushed some of the filthy grit off his clothes. “You should have seen it. One moment they were getting set to eat me and the next it looked like an explosion in a flour factory!” “And then you raced up here to rescue me,” Scathach teased. Beneath the gritty ash, Billy the Kid’s cheeks flared crimson. The Shadow squeezed his shoulder hard. “You remind me of someone I knew a long time ago.” 19. “You never did
that fall should have killed me—but I got up and walked away. I knew then I was different. Really different. It wasn’t until much later that I discovered what I had become: ageless. I wasn’t too upset about it at first. Then I discovered that being immortal comes with some serious enemies, and only a few of them are human. But sometimes your friends are even more dangerous than your enemies. From Notes & Scraps Being the Private Journal of William H. Bonney Commonly known as Billy the Kid
being immortal.” “Billy, I have lived on this world—and others—for ten thousand years. I have watched the very Earth reshape itself. I have seen empires rise and fall.” Her voice turned lost and lonely, and Billy caught the hint of what he recognized as an Irish accent, not unlike his mother’s. “I have watched the death of nations; I have seen entire tribes vanish into myth and great civilizations fade to dust. I have seen so many friends die … and do you know the true curse of immortality?”