My eyes lock with his and for a moment, all I can feel is euphoria, then I remember who he is. He is Derek Thayne, the next Alpha of our pack. "Mate," I breathe out, and laughter erupts around me, the loudest coming from Derek. His face suddenly turns to stone and he grabs my arm, dragging me into the janitor's closet. "I Derek Thayne reject Roxanne Meyers as my mate," he spits and I snarl. "I accept your rejection."