- Aiden cleared his throat beside me, his hands folded behind his back. I turned around, eyes cast downwards at his shiny black shoes. My breathing was erratic, the sound of blood rushing echoing in my ears, lips parted. Why was I so nervous?
- "Rose!" He exhaled loudly.
- At the sound of my name escaping his lips, my toes curled around the carpet, eyes fluttering shut. There was almost a few inches gap between us; I realised as his voice echoed in my ears. What could he possibly want now?