‘What are you saying?’ The rustic tones had lost some of its feistiness.
She waved at him. ‘Your stance, your words, Tay,’ she began. ‘You’re battle ready. That outfit says it all.’
‘Because our circumstances have changed overnight,’ he responded. ‘I was going to accept whatever bitter pill you threw at me but seeing you, seeing you lying there last night, I knew I wasn’t going to let you go without a fight this time. The news about the baby, well, it took my resolve a notch higher. I want both of you. So here I am.
She closed the gap between them, lowering her gaze. ‘Oh Tay, I wasn’t…’, she paused, and made another restless motion with her hand. ‘I was coming to tell you that I didn’t want to spend the next 17 years without you.’Read More