Lone Wolf Returns June 11, 2016
“I was going to try to be subtle and charming.” He grinned at her shyly. “But it’s been so long since I tried to be either, I can’t remember how.” He pressed his lips together and the candlelight played along his scar. “This usually isn’t a problem for me. I guess I got used to being irresistible.”
Matilda reached out, tracing the line of his scar with her finger. The skin was warm and silky. He held her fingers to his lips.
“It’s all right, you know,” she said softly. “You don’t have to be subtle with me. You were about to invite me to your room, weren’t you?”
He nodded sightly, embarrassed.
“But you weren’t sure what the answer would be.”
He grew even more uncomfortable. The table developed interesting dimensions. He stared at them.
“Where are you staying?”
Trying to speak, he stammered.
“We can’t go to your room if you don’t show me.”
© 2016 Dellani Oakes