Chapter Nine of The Velveteen Tortoise is now available.
I look at my hands, forcing them to not curl and compress the scutites of my armor again.
When Luna’d kissed me, I’d fought to remain hyperaware—to make the moment last—but everything about her had been too distracting.
I’d been determined to lap up every scent and taste molecule of her arousal, sucking greedily on her lips and nipping at the warm column of her neck. The more I’d devoured her, the more I wanted her. My appetite’d spun into a frenzy, driving me to seek the tantalizing source of her arousal and feast from her core. Then the sound of ripping cloth had slammed into me harder than a pulse blast.