And Id had fish and chips for lunch. Sarahs laughing too. It was awful.
As her throat got tight, she whispered, Then why did you do it?I will never forgive myself. He reached out and touched her cheek; not with his gloved hand, though. With the one that was warm and bare. And youre right. It was not about you—until I decided I couldnt go through with it. Then it was all about you.
Their eyes met and held as there was more walking up above, many footsteps crossing the floorboards as Cormia gathered the Chosen.Im sorry, he said in a voice that cracked. More than you will ever know. I love you, Jane. Its always been you…I did a horrible, stupid, unforgivable thing. And as for the sex, I swear on my soul that I didnt touch her. As soon as she came, I sent her away. I couldnt do that shit. I could not.She searched his face, his cruelly beautiful, tattooed face.
You hurt me. Her voice was so rough, it didnt sound like her own.I wont. He leaned in and pressed a kiss to her forehead. You have my word.
As he straightened, something dawned on her—and she let out an awkward laugh. Then a giggle. Oh, my God.
I cant believe I just quoted Pretty Woman to you. She put her hands to her face and laughed more. I was Julia Roberts, right there.No way would anyone refer to their music sessions as dates. That was nothing more than entertaining a few people a couple times a week. Most definitely that wasnt dating. Okay, fine, he was willing to admit he stopped by her place once or twice a week and theyd watched television together. Hed seen more movies in the last three weeks than he had in the last three years. Chick flicks, even. Stuff like that should have knocked some sense into him. This relationship continued much longer and hed be watching the Hallmark Channel.
Are you thinking to suggest the two of you be friends? Rocco asked.Yeah, friends. Sam brightened, relieved. Telling Beth they should be friends was the perfect solution. It wouldnt be that much different. He already considered Beth a friend.
Rocco snickered into his beer.Good luck with that.