- Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:45 am
The cold water was starting to get to her, shivers from the frigid temperature trembling through her lithe frame. His kisses were becoming less madly passionate and more controlled and even gentle, though still more than enjoyable, she reasoned idly with herself.
When Matt finally pulled away and put some space between their bodies, Cora panted lightly, a bit breathless from his amorous attentions. She shook her head slightly at his answer.
"Cereus pollen. It got all over us when you knocked the basket out of my hands in the greenhouse. I use it for poisons; its main use is love potions," she explained quietly, her cheeks flushing as she took the towel from him. "Causes uncontrollable lust, and the symptoms of ingesting it are fevers, chills, and hallucinations. All of which you exhibited."
She stepped out of the shower and stalked into her bedroom, going into her walk-in closet for dry clothes. She couldn't believe she had been so stupid as to actually think he was attracted to her. Maybe she would just get changed, go clean up the library, and hide in her workspace the rest of the night.