Scent is the strongest tie to memory.
A warrior becomes experienced by being defeated; a scholar by making mistakes. Defeat and mistakes we have left in the past,” he said.
Her gaze slid up the thick muscles of his arm, imagining her hand doing the same, imagining what it would feel like to explore a body of such raw, masculine energy. No doubt about it, he was man built for battle. Yet she could seein his sharp, dark eyes, and in the glimpses of humor and caring he’d let slip, that there was so much more to him than the fight.
I don’t think we get a choice in who we fall for,” Ian whispers. “I think we just do.
Yes, Mel. That’s exactly why I left without explaining. Because I think about you before I think about myself. Always remember that, Little Ballerina. Always.
He only said the one word. A prayer. A supplication. A breath from his heart to mine.
Ari’s words felt like drops of sunlight upon my skin, and my frame was burning with longing.
If I am going to be a monster, the least I could do is be well fed!
I belong to my beloved, and my beloved is mine.
You can’t fall in love with someone in a day.”
“Romeo and Juliet did,” Melanie says, tugging me toward the exit.
“Yeah, and then they killed themselves a few hours later. Thanks for the pep talk, Mel.