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RECAP FROM CHAPTER 6 …..

Loren: "I'm sorry I ruined the night.."

Eddie: "Loren, when I said I love you, I mean it with all my heart and soul and as your husband someday, taking care of you is my first and only priority…nothing else matters."

Loren: "I can't help but to feel so guilty"

Eddie: "baby, its not your fault. Trust me. Besides, we are spending as much time together right?"

Loren nodded.

Eddie: "Loren, I promise you. Its OK. You are worthy of my time and did I mention how much I love you?"

Loren: "I love you too Eddie. ..thank you"

Eddie: "you're welcome. Now let's go home."

Eddie made a call and few minutes later, his driver pulled up from the back parking lot in a Black Escalade.

EDDIE COULD TELL THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF LOREN'S GETTING A COLD AS SHE KEPT SNEEZING AND SNIFFLING ON THEIR RIDE HOME TO HIS PENTHOUSE. As soon as they approached the building, they hustled inside, into the elevator and finally up to the top floor.

Eddie unlock the door to find an unexpected guest waiting for him on his sofa.


CHAPTER 7 –"BECAUSE I LOVE YOU …"

AT EDDIE'S PENTHOUSE…..

Eddie: "Ma?…Hi!…what are you doing here if you don't mind me asking?"

He walked to his mom and gave her a hug and kss on the cheek.

Katy: "when you called me about Loren stepping out in the rain and getting drenched and needing the ingredients to my special tea, I drove here to help a bit."

Eddie grinned, knowing he needs the help but wanted to take care of Loren by himself.

Katy: "don't worry Eddie, I won't stick around too long, just here to make the tea knowing my son does not have all the ingredients anyway.."

Eddie: "geez Ma, thanks for your faith in me. "

Katy: "Eddie, you got Loren home safe and you immediately took care of her by covering her up with that blanket of yours. " Katy then turned to Loren, "Loren, sweetie. Why don't you change out of those wet clothes, while Eddie helps you draw a hot bath and once you are relaxed, there will be one kettle of tea waiting for you and should last you through out the night."

Loren: "Thank you Mama Katy"

Eddie: "Will do Ma and thanks for being here."

Katy smiled and went to the kitchen, filling the tea kettle with water and place it on top of the stove. Meanwhile, Eddie took Loren by the hand as they walked to the Guestroom. Eddie headed straight to the bathroom, turning on the water while Loren waited for Eddie's signal that her bath was ready to go.

When she entered the bathroom, the bath tub with filled with an overflow of bubbles, surrounded by soft music and aroma scented candles. There was also a head rest pillow and a face mask for extra rest and relaxation.

Loren: "OH MY GOODNESS EDDIE!.." , as she disrobed herself, stepping inside the bath tub of bubbles. , "this feels perfectly amazing how do you know about bubble baths and aroma therapy candles?.."

Eddie: (peeping his head from the entrance of the doorway), "its all part of the rock star life well. minus the aroma therapy candles, I don't mind a manly bubble bath once in awhile surrounded by soft music. It is the most heavenly kind of R AND R".

He let himself inside the bathroom, bent down towards her and kissed her cheek. "Anything for the girl I love,.." And before he stepped out of the bathroom, "I'll be back to check on you in a few minutes…enjoy my love.."

With that he closed the door and joined his mom in the kitchen. They had a quck chat about what to do for Lorn after her bath, they exchanged a good night hugs and then she left.

TWO HOURS OF R AND R IN THE BATH TUB LATER, Loren finally stepped out of the tub and changed into her PJ's and then sat down on the sofa, next to Eddie. Eddie was watching, "THE HANG OVER" while waiting for Loren.

Loren: "Hi…" she said quietly.

Eddie: "hey beautiful…you feeling better?…"

Loren nodded but her smile flipped upside down when she started to feel guilty again.

Loren: "Like I said earlier, I am sorry I ruined the night for us, Eddie, I wish I didn't stepped into the rain and get myself all drenched, other wise…"

Eddie: "other wise nothing Lo and like I said earlier, no worries, I promise when the time comes, it will happen and it will be worth for waiting for "

Loren: "you are so good to me,Eddie, how on earth did I deserve someone like you?"

Eddie: "because I truly, madly and deeply love you Lo, I messed up once and I don't ever want to mess with you ever again, truth is, I'd rather have you feeling better than to satisfy my own selfish needs. You mean more to me than …sex."

Loren: (eternally touched by his words), "I would kiss you right now but I am about to , " (*fighting the urge to sneeze but it was too late*), "….achooo!…achoo! achooo!"..

Eddie: (laughing), " got it. Lo. Trust me. I do understand. Now you stay put on this sofa while I get you a cup of tea and take the blanket, fresh hot out of the dryer."

Loren: "OK."

A few minutes later, Eddie came back with Nyquil, a glass of water along with a cup of ho t tea and lastly covered Loren up with the blanket, making sure she was cozy and comfortable.

Eddie attempted to sit down on the sofa next to Loren, but she stretched out, taking the entire space, so he was forced to the lazy suzan. Then sometime around Midnight…

" OH MY GOD!… IS IT YOU?….IS IT REALLY YOU?…WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?"


yes. I know. its short and a slight disappointing. But truthfully, I am running out of creative energy due to no food energy. I've been here at the library all today writing for you and I'm hungry. SO, I APOLOGIZE if this Chapter kinda fails on me. HOWEVER, if you LOVE IT? I LOVE YOU TOO!..if not, "HAKUNA MATATA!" and thank you for inspiring me even more...

But JUST IN CASE YOU DO THIRST FOR MORE?...PLEASE CONTINUE WITH THE R & R, AND I PROMISE YOU MORE DOUBLE CHAPTERS A DAY...'cause I DO LOVE YOU ALL AND TRULY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR LOVE & SUPPORT!..

anyways, I'll be back writing on Monday, TIL THEN, HAPPY READING!...

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