And He WasIt was quick and, yet, it also wasn't quick. The bite was quick the death was not. His skin crawled, eery muscle twitched, but he couldn't end it like this. Not with the boy staring at him like that full of vengeance and fury. No, he couldn't bear to see the son who had her eyes look at him like that. So he mustered his strength every last molecule and gave the directions.And He Was4 years ago in Romance More Like This
There. Done. Over. His work at last complete, his struggle at last over, but it still hurt, and he still wasn't dead, and she still wasn't there. Obviously, he told himself.
Would there be an afterlife? His mind wondered in those last, slow seconds. And would she be there? And would she be there with ME?
A stiffening of the limbs. This was it. The last second had arrived. With one final struggle, he opened his eyes and looked straight into the boy's straight into hers.
Then it all went black.
He woke up and saw the same eyes. Oh, God, he thought, it's