...She was upon him so near he could feel her breath, sense her warmth. She reached
out and ran a hand through the air, searching the length of him.
“Maya,” he blew her name on a sigh.
“Take me with you," she implored, as tears filled her astounding tawny eyes. "I want
to be with you, T'Kon.” She melded her body against his invisible one.
You know nothing of me or my world."
“Teach me, show me everything.”
He felt her heat burning inside him, yet the absurdity of her request burned brighter.
“What you ask is not possible.
“Will you please become visible so I can look at you?” She asked. “We need to talk
about this before you go flying off into the universe.”
He unshielded his body so she could see him. “I cannot take you.”
Why not? You can’t say it was coincidence that you happened to crash land in my back
No, an unfortunate accident. The truthful certainty traced across his mind. Yet his
arms enclosed her and he lifted her up. Her legs straddled his waist, and he held
her close against him. A fit so right he could not deny it.
“I wish it were not so, but it is,” he whispered, breathing in her pungent scent.
“You would not survive on my world.” He dropped his head to taste her lips before
she had a chance to counter his words. “Just one last kiss.” Her mouth opened to
allow his tongue entry and he explored the soft moistness, losing himself in her
The stars help him. He did not want to leave her.
Without warning, a sudden and dangerous noise yanked T’Kon from his sexual stupor.
He sensed peril approaching. In a rapid-fire move, he raised his palm. A copper arch
flashed and shimmered before them revealing the entryway to his concealed spacecraft.
He dragged her inside. Tapping a pad the opening closed leaving them hidden behind
an undetectable shield...