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Dark purple, and burnt orange...I never knew the sky could look this pretty.

After a long walk by the waterfalls, we sit at the beach, our legs soaking in the waters as I lean my head against his shoulder.
Eros is holding my hand, tracing his finger over the lines of my palm.
just being in his embrace is very calming and even though I've known him so little, I feel very comfortable around him.

Even the silence between us isn't awkward, and that's saying something.

"Do you want me to take you home, darling?" he whispers into my ear.

I notice the sun has set and this place is already deserted, but I shake my head, "no, I like it here"

The view of the sunset from here was very beautiful, he said he comes here often when he just needs to be alone.

Away from all the responsibilities and troubles that come along with the don title.

All the burdens he has to shoulder in order to be accepted as their capo.

I've learned so much about him during the past 3 hours.
He really appreciates his quiet time and he loves hot drinks more than alcoholic beverages, which is a first since that's what most mob men thrive on.

He is secretly very sweet and warm but he likes to deny that.

And just by being with him, I've been able to get my mind off of a few things.
most of them being the troubles of living in the same house with Adonis and my mother.

He's always staying over that I wonder if he's forgotten that he has a home of his own.

Eros has convinced me, and, I've decided that I'm going to move in with him, there's nothing inappropriate about it since I'm promised to him, and we are officially engaged, so people won't really have a reason to talk, and if they do, I couldn't care any less.

I'm pulled out of my thoughts by the sound of approaching footsteps.
"Sir, sorry for intruding" The chauffeur from earlier on walks up to us, I make a move to slide off of Eros but he holds me tight on his lap.

"What is it?" he asks sounding annoyed that we are being bothered.

"An urgent matter has popped up and your presence is requested immediately at the port, sir"

Eros sighs in frustration before turning his attention back to me, "I'm sorry angel, but I have to deal with this, you're not mad, are you?" he brings my wrist to his lips, placing a soft kiss.

"I'm not mad, you go on ahead, it seems important" I smile, "you sure? I can get someone else to look into it and-"

"Don't worry, I'll be alright"

He hesitates as if contemplating whether or not he should listen to me but then he lets go of my waist, giving me enough room to slip out of his grip and stand up to my feet.

"I'll drop you home first" he states, wrapping his hand around mine and leading me to his car.

I don't even bother to argue because I know he won't have it.

Eros helps me into the front seat and slips in after me shutting the door behind him.
It's already pretty dark outside so I understand he doesn't want to leave me on my own until I send for Bouncer.

"I'll be picking you up first thing Saturday morning" he interlocks our fingers, bringing them to his lap.

I smile in response before turning my attention to the trees outside my window.

I think I like the slow pace we're moving at, not too fast but yet not too restricted.
I never, not even once imagined that I would end up with someone with whom I could come to terms with.
I was taught to live with the thought of growing up to a promised future of luxury and relaxation while taking over the role of a housewife.

I never expected to find someone who would understand my passions, my goals and everything I've ever dreamed of accomplishing.

Knowing he supports me fully and likes me not just only for my appearance makes me admire him even more.

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I do not know how much time passes, I must have fallen asleep somewhere in between because but by the time I register the car has come to a stop, Eros is already carrying me out of the car and walking across the dark pavement that leads to my front door.

Through sleepy eyes, I notice we have already passed the main gates and the guards are slowly closing them.

I look up at the dark blue night sky, tiny sparks of stars rained all over it as the towering trees look up ahead.

Eros looks down at me, his apple's Adam bobbing up and down when he swallows nervously.
He holds my gaze for a while, the shadows of the moon reflecting off of his beautiful face as he breaks into that dimply smile, almost making my heart stop beating.

Why does he have to be so beautiful?

Adding to his amazing personality, that's a bonus.

If he wasn't so dreamy, then maybe saying 'see you tomorrow' wouldn't be so hard.
He lowers me to the ground in front of the glass doors of the entrance, still holding my gaze.

"So...I guess...I'll see you" I smile up at him as he wraps his arms around my waist, pulling me towards him.
I wrap my own around his neck, tiptoeing to plant a kiss on his cheek.

The action sends him into a cloud of warmness and as I laugh, I wonder how long it will take for me to finally wake up to this every day, to see his warm smiles, to hear his once in a while burst of laughter and the reality that this is the life I have always dreamed of living. I step aside leaving him standing on spot, hands placed unbelievably on his blushing cheeks, eyes slighty widened as I make my way into the house.

I'm running up the dark stairwell at the centre of my house, feeling elated.
It is just a few days left before I finally move in with him, just an extension of time to tolerate the utter bullshΓ―t going on in this house before I can finally wake up to that beautiful dimply smile I'm so envious of.

I don't know if I'm being too naive since everything is just going so smoothly.
Surely something bad is bound to happen, life is just going too good, too much to my advantage, am I currently going through those times just before life hits you with a big 'sike!' if so I need to be prepared for anything that could be a possibility for my future doom.

Speaking of doom, Adonis is heading in my direction while I stroll down the halls towards my room.
I almost turn to take the long way back despite the fact that my bedroom door is but a few feet away from me since anything and literally anything is more appealing than seeing that cocky face of his and hearing that ear-bleeding voice he speaks with.

He pauses in front of me, his gaze travelling down my frame, a frown settling on his face when his eyes fall on the love mark Eros had left earlier on my neck, his expression changes and he looks almost angry as he stalks towards me.

"You know your mother has been looking for you all evening?" he spits.
I fold my arms over my chest, raising a brow.
"I don't see how any of that concerns you"

"It does concern me, Sienna, just because that stuck up asshΓΆle bought you off, does not mean that you don't rightfully belong to me-"

"Hold on, hold on" I raise my hand, laughing in disbelief, as I take a few steps back to steady myself for this conversation.

"Don't tell me you think...that you have some kind of authority over me just because you were rightfully in my life plan" I laugh louder watching as he grows angrier by the second.

"Oh, you humour me Adonis" I chuckle, walking past him before he can retaliate a response to my mockery.

Just as he begins to speak, I enter my room and slam the door right in his face.
Relishing the satisfaction I gain from his angry footsteps that continue down the hall.

Just who does he think he is?

Rejecting me in front of everyone, claiming he has no interest in me just to come yell at me the moment I find somebody else who accepts me as I am, accepts me with all the additional problems that come with loving me.

Someone better than he will ever be.




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