Author’s summary :
Erik wakes suddenly and takes a deep breath, and realises that there is nothing.
“They’ll round us up,” Erik says suddenly, his words quiet and muffled against Charles’ neck. “They’ll trace us through our families and friends and they’ll come for us in the night. It’ll start with a list of names. It always starts with a list.”
“I will never let them take you,” Charles says vehemently, and grips Erik’s forearm tightly. “I would make them forget who they were before I would allow them to treat you like anything less than the phenomenon that you are.”