HeartbreakHEARTBREAKI always knew that, when it came to love, I'd never be the one breaking hearts...No. I'd be the one left broken... Like it was a crime to care too much. Reina was the strong one, the heartbreaker, the one all the boys wanted... So I let her have them, and kept my own heart locked up tight.But now, suddenly, I'd found a heart I couldn't help but to care for... Someone more broken than I ever was...Until now...And I never knew that a heart could shatter like this...
Ashes: ConfrontationYoure going, arent you?Unfortunately, I knew the answer already. I didnt need to ask
but I did anyway.Darien turned to face me, painfully slow. Each motion was deliberate, as if he knew without asking how I felt about all this. He probably did. Darien blinked once, slowly, batting those long dark lashes at me. His icy blue eyes met mine with cold resolution. There was no changing his mind, that much I could tell.My jaw clenched as I watched him, anticipating those words that would hit me in the gut like a sucker punch. I didnt want to hear it. His slight hesitation as we stared one another down told me he didnt want to say it either. Inside his head it was safe
no one could be hurt by his decision. But to physically say it
Yeah. I am. It came out as little more than a whisper, but maybe that was just me trying to pretend it hadnt been said. My throat clenched tightly, moisture welling up in my e