Chapter 7 - Alpha Markus

Celeste P.O.V.

I sighed as I settled down in my futon. The dinner was a success. Everyone seemed to enjoy the food. Some even asked for seconds. I massaged my feet. The best part was all of the girls managed to get at least some taste of the food. Whatever little left overs from the appetizers, we ate. We split the last couple of entrees between all of us and even managed to get a taste of the lava cake. I was thankful for the help cleaning up the kitchen though confused by the sudden whiff of an exquisite smell combination of pistachios, figs and something I couldn’t quite place. Almost like the smell of earth before a storm.

I lay down on the futon and let sleep take me. I needed all the rest I could use. Tomorrow I had to cook breakfast for all the warriors and the guests, lunch and then dinner and ending with the canapes for the party. It would be a grueling day.

I woke up at 3:30am, I went and knocked on Maya’s room. She shared the small lit