“I have something for you.”
The grass was soft beneath her knees as the two sat on a grassy shore, the beach white and stretching endlessly out in both directions. Ahead, the sun reflected on the sea as a soft wind pushed about Julian’s hair, his grey eyes twinkling as he rested his hand on hers.
Hasana felt warmth flood into her cheeks as tucking a strand of dark hair behind her ear, glancing up at him. “Oh?” she says, the edge of her lip quirking up into a smile. “What would that be?”
Julian touched a long finger to her nose, giving her his trademark wolfish grin. “I can’t tell you yet.”
“What! Come on, Julian,” she tugged on his coat. “That’s no fair, why’d you bring it up then?”
Julian’s chest vibrated in a chuckle as he leaned back. “Sorry, sorry, I’m just...” he paused. “Excited.” There was a strange look in the man’s gaze as he looked out o