William held the door for me and I ventured into the musty, dark space.
“Oh, sure, make me go in first. You know, William, if there’s anything in here for me to cross over, I’ll—” His lips found me in the dark and silenced my complaint. I couldn’t see anything, but I could feel his hands all over me, pressing my back against the rough logs of the inside walls.
“The dark,” he whispered along my neck. “It magnifies every feeling.”
From Circle of Light, releasing October, 2012.