Chapter Nineteen - In My Blood

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I gasped.

The sound woke Vega, and she sat up and stared at me in horror.

"Evelyn, it's not what it looks like..."

"This can't be happening," was all I could whisper.

My chest suddenly felt constricted and I couldn't breathe properly. Tears filled my eyes and I swallowed the knot in my throat.

I saw the sheets move as Vega touched him on the arm.

I hit the light switch, illuminating the room with bright light, which caused Vega to squint.

"What is going on?"

I turned to see Adam standing in the doorway.

Wait, what?

My head began to spin as I turned back around to see the man in the bed sit up.

Jace?

I gasped and threw my hand over my mouth. The temperature in the room dropped a few degrees as everyone was now fully awake and aware of what was happening.

Jace's eyes widened at the sight of Adam.

Vega's cheeks were red with embarrassment.

Adam and I were both just confused.

"Why are you in here?" He asked them.

He turned to me.

"Why are you in here?"

I could only stutter as I turned back and forth between Adam, Jace, and Vega.

Vega was near tears.

"Evie, I promise I was going to tell you eventually..."

"Tell me what?!"

I saw the way Jace looked at her and came to a sudden realization.

"Are you mates?"

Vega's eyes widened and she shook her head.

"No, no! We're just... together?"

My jaw dropped.

"Since when?!"

Before she could answer, Adam took me by the arm and pulled me out of the room.

"We'll talk about this in the morning," he growled, speaking to Jace.

I saw a momentary flash of fear in Jace's eyes before Adam closed the door.

"Why are you in there? Why are you even awake?"

I jumped up into his arms and hugged him tight.

"What's the matter?" He asked, arms wrapping around me tightly.

"I didn't know where you were, I walked in and I thought it was you and then I saw Vega and-"

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