He said nothing, and she sat up, letting the sheet fall to her waist to expose her bare breasts as she held out a hand to him. What defense was there against the truth? Instead, he moved to her side, then brushed his fingers lightly over her forehead. He pulled the sheet up to cover her, then glanced around the room in search of his clothes.
Now he moved through the bedroom and parlor, gathering discarded garments as he walked.
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He let it hang open as he stepped out onto the patio, then moved to the stone half-wall that separated him from the concrete and asphalt of Fifth Avenue twelve stories below. And a few moments were all that he would get before the phoenix fire would surround and gather him, reducing him to ashes before once again regenerating him. Had he truly once believed it was a gift? To have an eternity in this body that could touch and feel and experience such profound pleasure?
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Whose lips brushed gently over his skin. Who whispered soft words so close to his ear that even her breath aroused him. It was a curse.
He closed his eyes and clutched the railing, his hands clenched so tight that the rough-hewn edges of the stone cut into his palms. He reached out with his mind, searching for her as he did every night with equal parts dread and longing. Sometimes centuries would pass before he felt her presence resonate through him, sometimes only decades.
- Fifty Years of Global Warming.
- La Jouvence de Komodo (French Edition).
That he would not find her out there in the world. He breathed deep, relieved, and slowly let his body relax. He turned to go back inside, but the moment he did, everything shifted. The force of her essence lashed out, catching him unaware. This time, she was close.
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The memory of her scent enveloped him, the sensation of her skin against his, the taste of her lips, of her flesh. He would do what he had to do, the same as he had done over and over again for millennia. He accepts and we see him board a shuttle to begin his tenure as ambassador. This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.
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