Bliss! Another chapter, just in time for Christmas.
This is, in general, very good indeed. All I can do is make some more specific points.
For once a single glare had cut down an aggressor.
Typo: "lightening" should be "lightning". The flashback scene is great, though. Molotov is very seductive.
and she leaned in and with a quick swipe of her tongue and swallowed a bead of sweat from his upper lip.
Great scene, but that last "and" really shouldn't be there. (I'll leave it to you as to whether you can "swallow" something with your tongue.)
I love the characterisation of Sally Impossible, and your use of the word "depowered".
It's "Papillon", not "Papillion".
The description of Dean's journey is good and scary. It might need a bit more detail, though. Generally, you keep a very good pace here, keeping a good slim narrative, but some more detail to make it feel longer wouldn't hurt.
Her name is "Myra".
At that point, her cell phone rang. She answered it for the distraction.
Another beautiful line.
It's "Orpheus", not "Orpheous".
“Dad! Is The Alchemist retired to the Bahamas a year ago and Jefferson Twilight is in a diabetic coma!
That "is" doesn't look like it should be there. (I like the future of the Triad members, though.)
a dark shadow crossed Byron’s face.
"dark" probably isn't needed here. Most shadows are.
Well... what can I say without gushing? Your writing is as jealousy-inducing as ever, suspense is tight, and there are some nice bits of humour to lighten the mood. It's definitely grabbed me now.