Roses! I swear you men have all your romance from the same worn book. Flowers are a good thing, a sweet thing to give a lady. But it is always roses, always red, and always perfect hothouse blooms when they can come by them.
A dragon just gave me a piece of jewelry, she said. She took another swig and handed the bottle back to Graydon. Have I been added to his hoard?He shook his head and drank too. No, cupcake, he said. I’m pretty sure you’ve replaced it.
I have fallen in love with you, and there is no future for us. That you burst into my life suddenly only a short time ago. That it's too fast, too soon, and you will leave the same way you came into my life. I'll turn around one day and you'll be gone.
You wanted hearts and flowers, he murmurs.I blink at him, not quite believing what I’m seeing.You have my heart. And he waves toward the room.And here are the flowers, I whisper, completing his sentence. Christian, it’s lovely.