Because you care about me.
And its like my whole body deflates with relief.Until I see her—dripping wet, with big, wounded eyes. I cross the room and pull her against me. Are you hurt? Christ, what happened?
I needed to think, Olivia says flatly. I think better when I walk around.My hands tighten on her arms as I lean back, wanting to shake her. You cant walk around the city without security, Olivia.She just looks at me with that same blank expression. No, I can. You cant, but I can.
Ive been going out of my mind!Her voice is colorless. Drained. Why?
Yes, why? Im just in-house American pussy that youre not tired of yet.
Horror slams into me like a sledgehammer, punching the air from my lungs, choking off my response.Are you alright? I asked, pushing past Duncan.
I… Loki started to speak, but his knees gave out. He pitched forward, and I rushed to catch him. He fell into my arms, and I lowered him to the ground.Loki? I brushed the hair back from his eyes, and they fluttered open.
Princess. He smiled up at me, but it was weak. If Id known that this is what it would take to get you to hold me, I wouldve collapsed a long time ago.What is going on, Loki? I asked gently. If he hadnt been so obviously distressed, I wouldve swatted him for that comment, but he grimaced in pain when I touched his face.