What does it mean to you?
It was filled with gowns, but there was still just enough room for both Erik and me to sit.I stepped inside first and Erik followed after me, closing the doors softly behind us.
There was a narrow keyhole that each of us could take turns looking through, but for the most part, our hearing would be enough to sense movement in the room.I let out a sigh and muttered, At least now we’re one step closer to getting her alone.Arielle went to pay a visit to Lilith on my behalf to inform her that our journey to The Shade had to be delayed.
I would have gone myself, but my sisters convinced me that I would serve Lilith better if I remained in bed and used the time to recover.When Arielle returned from the visit, she had a wide gash across her cheek that even Julisse had trouble healing.
Clearly, Lilith hadn’t taken the news kindly.
The wait for my aunt to return with a fresh supply of mer-fin was perhaps the most agonizing of my life.Rachel laced her arm through mine and said, So, where were we?
She seemed lighter somehow. As if seeing Miles had been a good thing, after all.She smiled and tugged me along through the puddles. The hike to our car looked like it went on for miles, and the parking lot was filled with mud and potholes. I offered her a ride on my back. and we jog-walked the rest of the way to the virtually empty auxiliary section.
As we neared the car, I felt her lips skim across the back of my neck, setting my nerve endings on fire. Letting out a growl, I swung her around into my arms, and then pinned her against the passenger door. My forehead rested again hers and I stared into her eyes for minutes, hours, days before nipping at her bottom lip.Kai. She sighed and then tugged my head toward her until our lips met. Her mouth was warm and wet, and when the tip of her tongue flitted out to meet mine, I felt a spark of electricity.