I breathed a sigh of relief. I’d finally found her. I asked them which apartment she was staying in, and they told me how she had gone to the store, but she’d be back soon. They both went on and on about how much they love Ellery. I smiled at them because it was impossible not to love her. I thanked them and walked outside to wait for her. I leaned up against the black Porsche I rented and waited for her to come back.
Just as I checked my watch for the time, I saw her coming up the street. She was looking down, and it looked like she was taking the wrap off a candy bar. I smiled, because not only was she beautiful walking up the street, but also because she loved her chocolate. She looked up and came to a complete standstill when she saw me.
“You’re a hard woman to find Miss Lane,” I smiled at her.
She dropped her bags on the sidewalk and ran to me as fast she could. She jumped up and wrapped her legs and arms around me as tight as she could. I closed my eyes as I held her, taking in the familiar scent I’ve missed so much. I could tell she was crying as she buried her face into my neck.
“I’ve missed you so much,” I whispered in her ear.
“I’ve missed you too, and I’m so sorry,” she cried.
Ellery lifted her head up, cupped my face in her hands, and kissed me passionately. Our tongues met with excitement and exhilaration as our long-lost kiss left us both breathless. Tears were running down her face as I put her down and softly wiped her cheeks with my thumb.
“Let me look at you.” I said I spun her around. I grabbed her and held her tight. “You look just as beautiful as when you left.”
Mason and Landon emerged from their apartment clapping. I explained to Ellery how the three of us already met and what great friends they were. Ellery took me to her apartment. I closed the door as she turned around and stared at me. I ran my finger softly down her jaw line and over her lips.
“You have a lot of explaining to do, but first, I’m going to make love to you,” I spoke softly. I brushed my lips against hers and heard her gasp as my tongue trailed down her neck. It felt like forever since I tasted her. I wanted her more than anything else. I craved her and now it was time to satisfy my need. “You taste so good. It’s been too long, Ellery; I need you. I need to be inside you.”