Oasis Springs: A Narrative Fiction
“I’m not interrupting anything, am I?” Blaine asked after a couple of …show more content…
I didn’t mind Blaine ‘dropping in on me’ and I certainly didn’t want him to leave. At the same time, I had no desire to come across some love struck teenager desperate to keep the infatuation of her life at her side. “Honestly, I’d enjoy the company. Besides, I could hardly play the part of the rude hostess after you saved my life.”
Blaine’s face lit up with a brilliant smile, his eyes sparkling, warm laughter filling the room. “You know, in some cultures I now own you…at least until you save my life or do something equally heroic on my behalf,” he pointed out, the mischievous glint in those intense green eyes informing me the man dared to tease me.
“Is that so?” I drawled, trying to hide the grin tugging at the corners of my lips. Somehow, I managed instead to arch an eyebrow and cock my hip in what I prayed came across a sassy stance. “Well, I suppose I’ll just have to push you in a river and wait until you nearly drown before I rescue you. That should even things out a bit, wouldn’t you