I felt the smooth wooden floor beneath my knees, and then the palms of my hands, and then it was pressed against the skin of my cheek. I hoped that I was fainting, but, to my disappointment, I didn’t lose consciousness. The waves of pain that had only lapped at me before now reared high up and washed over my head, pulling me under. I did not resurface.
the cullen’s abilities. ♣ “…we all bring something of our strongest human traits with us into the next life, where they are intensified - like our minds, and our senses.”
I lied. I had to lie, and you believed me so easily.
Flightless bird, jealous, weeping…
His arms wrapped around me, holding me against him, summer and winter. I felt like every nerve ending in my body was a live wire.
“I just need to know the truth.”