“Well…” John replied. “Share your fire to boil the water?”
Had she neglected to mention the scent, he would have gotten his water and left. It was her suggestion that gave him a reason to linger. —Assumes he was planning to leave in the first place…
“Sure,” Julia said with a meek smile. “I’m not using a good one-hundred-and-eighty degrees around the fire.”
Disclaimer: This excerpt from Dark Hearts is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. Image is sourced from Pixabay.