The Architect’s Guardian: Chapter 31

Izdahl receives positive news about the Resonance Ceremony.  However, there are still challenges to his relationship with Armando, in The Architect’s Guardian, Chapter 31. Here’s a portion:

He was truly happy that being closer to Avila, spending time with her had helped to reveal that they were not suitable Shield partners. Armando would be pleased that he had not needed to sleep with Avila. However, Izdahl still had to meet with his second potential partner, Matero Nolasca.

The Architect’s Guardian: Chapter 27

Sunja delves into Armando’s mind and finds out much about him in The Architect’s Guardian, Chapter 27.  Here’s a portion:

Armando became livid, angry that Sunja had discovered something he hadn’t even wanted to admit he’d been dreaming. He’d convinced himself that his dreams hadn’t included the death of his lover. By her finding it locked in his mind, it was clear to him just how deep she was able to go.