“You said you wanted me to get you to
Avascon,” he whispered huskily. “We could
“What? Wait, are you suggesting we
“That’s usually how it’s done,” he pointed
I blew out a breath. “So much for
chivalry,” I muttered.
He kissed me on the forehead. “I’m going
to go take a shower then I’ll meet you in the
I glared at him as he walked away. Of
course he’d want something in return. Sex
with that Neanderthal was not my idea of a
good time. I grabbed the Mulsket and
downed it, startled by the warming sensation
the alcohol evoked throughout my body.
More unfortunately, the candlelight was
dim and romantic. Things were not working
in my favor. The butterflies in my stomach
flew around on overtime.
Before long, I heard Darrios come out of
the bathroom. Gone was the caveman. He’d
washed and trimmed his hair, and he’d
shaved. When he looked at me and smiled, I
couldn’t breathe. I found myself unable to
stop staring. His perfectly sculpted body still
glistened with beads of moisture. I couldn’t
He put his hands on my waist. He looked
into my eyes and all my anger melted away.
Wait, no! I needed to stay mad.
“Suddenly, I’m thinking this idea of yours
was a damn good one,” he breathed.
“Of all the arrogant...My idea? This was
“Maggie, can we please argue about this
later?” he asked, just before he covered my
mouth with his.