Atharron is taken by Naomi.
He put his hand up to stop her, cigar almost half finished. He appeared to be listening for something. A slight rustle reached Cat’s ears, and he turned his back to her, a knife suddenly in his hand. Before he moved to attack, he faded into a wave of black smoke.
As the fog cleared, Cat saw a silhouette. Though her face was shadowed, she still recognised the witch for the brief moment she stood there. The black shape eyed Cat for a moment, then blurred into the darkness.
She cursed her inability to stop Naomi and took flight to warn the others.