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This snippet is from Emmily, Unbound,
an SFR story about Emmily, a 40-something woman, and Gen Rael, an alien
who crash-landed on Earth and took her hostage until his rescue
Their fiery beginnings together have taken a turn. They're on the back
porch together. They've just discussed Jason, Emmily's ex-husband. Rael
said that Jason was "a fool." He slipped his jacket over her shoulders
when she shivered, and then put his arm around her.
Last week ended with this: He inclines his head but his gaze into my eyes remains steady. “Emmily Wagner, ask me your question. I will either answer with truth and honor or choose to not answer at all.”
“Do you have a mate at
He looks away, toward the darkened sky. Precious and dangerous seconds tick by.
Oh, God, he doesn’t know how to break it to me. He suspects I’ve begun to… that there’s affection… That I have some kind of silly, human-girl crush on him. I feel like someone is squeezing my heart.
“No. No mate. Anywhere.”
A little more if you're interested.
I exhale. My inner-fool
will not be silenced. I ask, “Why not?”
Next week, his reply. I might be late getting around to visit this week. It's our anniversary and hubs said he'd take me for a drive--wherever I want to go. Adventure awaits! :-) That's it for this week. Thanks for visiting! Have a wonderful week. :-)