This week’s post continues with Chapter 7, Scene 5 (1.7.5).
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If only he didn’t keep needling the trigger points! How could she have thought she had a handle on her reactions? “Haven’t danced with anyone for years.” For heaven’s sake, Kary, shut up!
He stuck his lower lip out, cocked his head. “You should try it. Unless it’s…?”
“Dangerous? No. Not any more.” He must think I’m nuts. Why did I bring him down here? Enough. She reaffirmed her decision, hard fought, to make this his last visit. She lifted her eyebrows to feign indifference. “Shall we?” She headed up the steps, forcing him to follow.
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PRIDE’S CHILDREN, Chapter 7, Scene 5
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