Taylor’s Time

Hello again and welcome to summer!

Today our resident Guest Author has provided us with a tantalizing tidbit from another one of her Works In Progress. Tentatively titled “Remissionem Quaeritis” it’s a bittersweet tale of – well, I can’t give anything away. After all, it’s not my WIP!

Enjoy this delicious nugget!

Avan winced as he scooted over to make room for me on the hospital bed. I laced my fingers with his, careful of his IV, and laid my head against the pillow.

“Promise me,” I whispered, fighting back the tears. “That this one was your last.”

He lifted our tangled fingers to his lips and kissed them.

“I promise,” he said.

With another wince, he rolled onto his side and touched my cheek. I mimicked his actions, stroking my fingers through his hair. For a while we stayed there, softly touching, our lips just inches apart, staring into one anot