A hundred hundred heartbeats..." whispered Sabriel, tears falling down her face.
Death and what came after death was no great mystery to Sabriel. She just wished it was.
I am Abhorsen..." He looked at the baby again and added, almost with a note of surprise, "Father of Sabriel
Your father is angry with me because he thinks I almost got myself killed,' said Sabriel, with a slight grin. 'I don't understand it myself, since I think he should be glad that I didn't.
I love you," he whispered. "I hope you don't mind.