Hostage Situation

"How do you break a heart of stone?"

"Heart of Stone" Griffin House

Her skin still burned from the contact of his warm hand gripping her arm.

Her face was still twisted from the pain of watching his casual stride as he walked away in cuffs.

Her knees still shook from the nerves, the adrenalin, and the fear.

But more than anything else, her heart still frantically beat, every muscle in her body recalling the spellbinding look on his face as he grew nearer.

Every night when she fell asleep, she would remember. They should have been nightmares.

They weren't.