Then, he'd stop throwing up barriers and give this Deidre a chance.
He saw through her, pushed down the barriers of her soul and stepped back to examine it.
The bridges were all destroyed, and the old barriers from the war are back up.
He handed the demon a small pouch that contained the concentrated magic of Hell. One pouch wasn't enough to break through Death's weakened barriers, but three would.
"I'm sure you noticed that my domain in overrun with demons," Death said casually. "My … interference put the underworld – and all the little humans' souls – at risk, weakened the barriers between here and Hell. You were right, Gabe. Even my actions have consequences."
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