I thought I could continue to ignore the... talents my friends and the love of my life possess. I couldn't. It all became too much when we moved to the compound and they were able to use them freely. I wasn't able to handle it and now I'm on my own. The gate to Hell has been opened and demons have invaded the earth. Luckily, the portal to the underworld is small and considering the population, few have stepped foot on earth's soil. The demons are after what I have but I can't let them take him. He's all I have left. Ryan is gone. She left me. Said it was too much. She couldn't handle all of the strange things or the nightly battles against the demons. She needed out and I let her go. Or so she thinks. I sent my best man to keep an eye on her and keep her safe. She holds the very thing I love most and I won't let the demons have them. I would fight the Devil himself to keep her in my arms and I am determined to win. 18+ due to violence, language and sexual content Disclaimer: Possible triggers for those who have suffered a sexual trauma. This is the third book in the Ascent series.