"I'd rather be yours than his," I tell him, and he raises an eyebrow.
"Really?" He moves closer, and I place my attention back to the dishes I'm washing.
I feel him wrap his arms around my waist, and he rests his chin on my shoulder. I can smell his musky cologne. My heart beats faster, and I'm scared he can hear it. His body presses into mine. He's so warm.
"Want to try?" he murmurs by my ear, and I shiver.
"Try?" I repeat, knowing what he means but also wanting to hear it from him.
"Mhmm," he hums, and I can hear him smiling. "Try being mine?"
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Silver LiningShort Story
When Aria is kidnapped, she meets Tai, an attractive Japanese-American boy her age. Despite her wariness of him, she can't deny the attraction she feels toward him. Perhaps every cloud does have a silver lining. But you know, Stockholm syndrome. ...