His chest heaved under my palm. I could feel the racing strength of his heart, like a locomotive engine pumping steam. I moved closer until my face was right there, right in front of his. We were close enough to feel each other’s breath, close enough to kiss.
He leaned forward until his lips were almost brushing mine. My body felt like it was drifting into a bayou wind, like the strength of my limbs was running away to water.
He whispered now, his words hushed
“Cher, we got to work together here. Make this thing happen right. Your aunt, she'd want that.”
I sighed, letting the disappointment rush out of me. For a moment, I’d thought he was going to…
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