“Let’s eat before we discuss homicide.”
Taryn laughed. “Contemplating it is a lot easier before I’ve eaten, I’ll grant.”
“Then let me be sure you are always well fed,” Hernan said, “much as they say about beasts of prey.”
“The dismount is the difficult part. Advice to those who would ride the tiger.”
“Is that a proposition?”
“Not until I’ve had breakfast,” she said, and then they both laughed.
From NaNo 2014, untitled romance with rayguns. In which Hernan and Taryn, my romantic leads, prepare to discuss ways and means over breakfast.
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