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A Question of Timing

"Have you ever been in love before?" she asks him, running her fingers through his hair and down his neck, the smooth plane of his back.

"Fuck no," he breathes against her skin, moving against her.

"What about now?"

His voice is harsh. "What about now?"

Their breaths come quickly, overlapping in the darkness. Her fingers dig into the flesh beneath his shoulder blades and her head falls back. Her voice is a gasp. "Now?"

"Yeah," he answers despite himself, "maybe now."