Heart of Darkness

He put one hand on the door beside her head before leaning forward. What was he doing? Trying to intimidate her again? “Truth is…” He began to speak in a low voice and she strained her ears but all she could hear was her heartbeat. “I hate when you touch me because I like it so much.” Her eyes widened in surprise and he leaned even closer before continuing to speak. “I also hate the way you smell…” she could hear him inhale her scent “You smell delicious. And I hate your hair because it’s tempting. I want to run my fingers through it, pull it gently while I taste your lips and bite your neck.” Angelica suddenly felt like there was no air left in the room. “Your touch makes me unable to resist doing those things and all the other things I want to do to you.” “Oth...other things.” She breathed not realizing she was thinking loudly. One side of his lips curved into a smile. “Imagine all the things a man would want to do to you. I want to do those things and much more.” He leaned closer bringing his lips next to her ear. “Because I am no man. I am a beast. A hungry one. So unless you want me to bite you, refrain from touching me.” **************** A woman alone in a man’s world. In a time and place where it’s difficult for a woman to live alone, protect and provide for herself, Angelica must find a provider and a protector after her father is accused of being a traitor and executed by the king. Now known as a traitor's daughter, she must survive in a cruel world ruled by men, and in order to do so she ends up seeking protection in a man feared by everyone. A man with many scars. Both physically and mentally. A man punished for his pride. Rayven is a man with many scars. They cover his face and punish his soul. He can never show himself without people recoiling at the sight of him. Except for one woman who willingly comes knocking on his door. Is she an additional punishment sent to him, or will she be his salvation?

JasmineJosef · Fantasy
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Chapter 99 part 2

Angelica kissed him as if she had always known how to kiss. What was fear when she had bared herself completely already? What was fear when he had taken all of her, touched and seen every part of her? The only thing left was for him to hear her thoughts. Nothing else. 

This should have frightened her more than the fangs. This man had stripped her in two weeks. She was completely at his mercy and she wasn't complaining. She wasn't the least frightened. She had already done what she feared the most. Giving all of herself to someone. 

Rayven kissed her back but didn't touch her. Angelica drew back to look at him. Was she too brave? From what she had learned, as a woman she should let her husband make the first move and let him lead her. Did he dislike this? 

His dark eyes only showed lust, staring at her through thick wet lashes. "That is not enough." He told her. 

Angelica's body flushed. "What should I do?"