Abruptly, he dropped the dress and cloak to the floor and stepped toward Deianira. He locked eyes with hers and was surprised to see silent expectation. His body ached to touch her, even if he had to settle for only a kiss.
A shiver went through her body as his hands came to rest softly on her shoulders. He was breathing heavily and his shoulders moved with each forced breath. “I didn’t want to love you,” she looked into his eyes, “I didn’t want to love anyone.”
“Do you love me?” he asked with a heavy rasp in his voice.
“I’m starting to,” she whispered a reply.
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