Soul Meets Body
My heart was beating frantically in my chest, and I heard a a husky voice whisper roughly in my ear,
"You obey what I say. You are mine, and only mine. If I see you with him again, you will punished. Got it?"
I glared and jutted out my chin defiantly.
"You can't control what I do. You are nothing to me. You kept me locked in that place for 792 years, I will never love you, and I'll be with whoever I damn well please."
He growled and slammed me against the concrete wall behind me. I see the anger in his eyes, but something else that surprises me. Hurt.
"Does it ever bother you that all those hundreds of years you were gone, no one ever saved you. No one even tried. You know why? Because they don't care about you. No one does. All you will ever be is my slave. You are mine. One more comment from you and I'll go to your little boyfriend and snap his neck. Understood?"
His eyes burn into mine, daring me to defy him.
My eyes water with pain and frustration at his words. I'm beginning to believe they're true. I bite my tongue to stop myself from screaming profanity. With a curt nod of my head, he steps back, smirking in victory.
"You're finally learning."