- I let out a breath through my mouth; my eyes narrowed as Aiden glanced through the letter. The Alpha was too quiet for my liking; his head focused on the paper he held between his hands. Shifting on my feet, I tucked my legs behind, teeth sinking on my bottom lip. What was going on in the Alpha's mind?
- "This is..." He breathed, the knuckles turning white and jaw clenched tight as our eyes clashed. "I cannot believe that Ria would do something like this. Have I been living under the rock? It feels like I don't even know this person."
- My mouth parted at that, trying to find an appropriate response to his anger and guilt. Aiden was ignorant at times, not focused on picking out the bad in people close to him. Swiping my tongue over my bottom lip, I wetted it.