“I’m aware of the risk I’m taking, but being here with you
— loving you — is the closest thing to heaven I have ever
Suddenly, my heart was beating fast, and my palms were
getting sweaty. My head was telling me to be careful, that I
needed to protect myself, but my heart … my heart was telling me
something completely different.
My breath caught in my chest as he slowly began guiding
my mouth to answer his. The way he touched me was a plea,
begging me to not reject him, but leaving me the option to turn
I didn't stop him; my heart was too busy fluttering madly
inside my chest. Our lips touched, and everything that had been
keeping us apart melted away and sent my heart careening
against my ribcage.
It was the most tender and intimate experience I had
shared with anyone. The passion escalated quickly, and our lips fit together perfectly, like two halves of a whole. I gasped with
pleasure when his fingers splayed against the small of my back,
and I threw my arms around his neck.
Caleb pulled me close, wrapping his arms around my waist
and I lost myself within his touch. I was in crazy about him ... and if anyone knew the feelings he instilled within me, I would surely
burn in the fiery pits of Hades.
Someone once told me the ancient Romans believed that
breath was the essence of life — when two lovers kissed it meant
their souls would blend together into one. I could taste it on my
tongue and feel it in the way we touched.
When his lips broke from mine, we both pulled away,
gasping for air as he rested his head against my forehead. He
looked at me as though I was the most precious thing in the world
and brushed his fingers across my cheek. I looked up into the
incredible pale blue orbs that were his eyes and breathed out
nervously — I could get lost in the depth of them.
“I was wrong,” he whispered, glancing at my lips. “That
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