Chapter 1

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I stood before the doors to Veloces' office, my mind going wild with thoughts of him rejecting me once I tell him. My eyes traveled down to the small stick I was holding, the one that held the answer to the questions that swam through my thoughts every day. My heart was slamming against my chest as my blood roared in my ears. He could probably hear my erratic heartbeat, his curiosity is going to eventually gain control. I closed my eyes and took a deep breath, telling myself to calm down. 

I gently knocked on the office doors, my hand was shaking as I quickly pulled it back to my body. His deep voice sounded, telling me to enter. I swallowed my fear and pushed the large doors open, revealing my working mate. I swiftly hid the stick behind my back and closed the doors, I stood there for a moment. I bit my lip, wondering if this was a good time to tell him. When I hadn't uttered a word for a whole minute he finally looked up with confused eyes. He smiled warmly at me, his beckoned for me to come closer. 

With hesitant steps I made my way over to his desk, my mind going blank and my mouth going dry as I thought of ways to deliver this news. He was quick to notice my discomfort, he furrowed his eyebrows and gently placed his hands on my hips.

"Vanessa, are you okay? You're extremely pale." he questioned softly, bringing his hand up to stroke my cheek.

I forced a smile, but even I knew it looked more of a grimace than a smile. "I-I have some news...to tell you." 

He raised his eyebrow, "You do? Is it good news or bad news?"

"Well...that's for you to decide." I replied quietly, my cheeks heating up.

He frowned, "Alright, well, go on."

I opened my mouth to speak, but my words died on my tongue. I snapped my mouth closed and sighed, pinching the bridge of my nose. Veloces frowned further before making me sit on his lap, this one action took me by surprise. I gasped and let go of the stick, my eyes widening as it landed on the ground. Veloces looked down and picked it up, a puzzled look sketched onto his face. He flipped it over to see the small positive sign, causing me to tense up. Realization dawned on him, his eyes widened as he continued to just stare at the small sign. 

He was silent for a moment before slowly looking at me, his eyes showing his question. "A-are you sure? I-is this for real?" he whispered.

I nodded, "I'm pregnant."

Disbelief crossed over his features before the biggest grin I have ever seen, appeared. His eyes shined with joy as he let go of the stick and cupped my face. I was stunned when he crushed his lips to mine, but I quickly kissed him back. When we parted I felt relieved, I let out a nervous breath and smiled at him.

"You're not disappointed?" I asked.

He shook his head, "Why would I be disappointed? I have always wanted a family of my own! And now that I get to raise one with you...I couldn't be happier." 

I pulled him into a hug, tears of joy rolled down my cheeks as I kissed him on the cheek. He chuckled and wrapped his arms around me, his hand ran through my hair as we stayed like this for a while. I sighed and rested my head against his chest, smiling on content. 

"I love you." I mumbled into his shirt.

He laughed and kissed me on my head, "I love you too, Ness." 

A few minutes later he went back to filling out the papers while I sat on his lap, his arm tightly wrapped around me. His hand rested on my stomach, every now and then he would rub it. I smiled at his actions, I can already tell he's going to be one hell of a protective mate when I start to show. 


Author's note: Okay, I just couldn't wait lol. This is your Christmas present from me! :) I hope you guys enjoy this book! I'm seriously torturing myself lol. I now have 7 books to complete, but luckily, my one book is close to being finished. There will be about 50 chapters in that book and it's already on chapter 37. :)

Chapter 2 will either be up tonight or tomorrow during the day. ;)



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