乐阻龙半武564 [肃州网友] 2018-03-07 11:44:19 附上原文，欢迎大家讨论。
I sort of noticed when the sky began to lighten. The tiny ocean outside turned from black to
gray, and a lark started to sing somewhere very close by–maybe she had a nest in the roses.
“Do you miss it?” I asked him when her song was done.
It wasn't the first time we'd spoken, but we weren't exactly keeping up a conversation, either.
“Miss what?” he murmured.
“All of it–the warmth, the soft skin, the tasty smell… I'm not losing anything at all, and I just
wondered if it was a little bit sad for you that you were.”
He laughed, low and gentle. “It would be hard to find someone less sad than I am now.
Impossible, I'd venture. Not many people get every single thing they want, plus all the things
they didn't think to ask for, in the same day.”
“Are you avoiding the question?”
He pressed his hand against my face. “You are warm,” he told me.
It was true, in a sense. To me, his hand was warm. It wasn't the same as touching Jacob's
flame-hot skin, but it was more comfortable. More natural.
Then he pulled his fingers very slowly down my face, lightly tracing from my jaw to my throat
and then all the way down to my waist. My eyes rolled back into my head a little.
“You are soft.”
His fingers were like satin against my skin, so I could see what he meant.
“And as for the scent, well, I couldn't say I missed that. Do you remember the scent of those
hikers on our hunt?”
“I've been trying very hard not to.”
“Imagine kissing that.”
My throat ripped into flames like pulling the cord on a hot-air balloon.
“Precisely. So the answer is no. I am purely full of joy, because I am missing nothing. No one
has more than I do now.”
I was about to inform him of the one exception to his statement, but my lips were suddenly very