Joshua is asleep by the time they reach the safe house. Since it was only a 20 mile drive that Dominic took at well past the speed limit, this only increases Dominic’s worry. He’s never heard of a human surviving power infusion from a creature of the in-between. Not once.
Parking the car in the garage, Dominic reengages the security systems – both supernatural and technological. They will be well hidden here from all who would seek them, no matter what kind of being they are.
He carries Joshua inside, placing him in the larger of the two available beds, leaving all the lights off. He doesn’t need them.
“I’m so sorry this happened to you,” he whispers on his way out of the room.