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Rose and Thorne 6 #18 (4.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes
All good things must come to an end—or at least I’ve found that to be the case in my experience with life so far—and so it was with our evening with Benny. Luckily we didn’t have to get up too early the next day, as our flight to Atlanta didn’t leave until sometime late morning. But when Benny began to yawn, despite his best efforts to hide it, we realized we should probably call it a night. Okay, maybe I yawned a bit myself, although I wasn’t about to admit to being tired. I didn’t have to, though. Ethan knew me too well to even listen to my protestations that I was wide awake and fine. He also vetoed my suggestion of more coffee with a chuckle and a shake of his pretty head. I knew better than to argue with that.
After a quick check of Benny’s room, for safety’s sake, we bid him good night.
“Good night guys,” he said with a pronounced wink. “Oh, and just so you know,
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“We need to tell him.” I mimicked Garjah’s pose with my legs spread and faced him head on. “We’re walking into a situation where the Kardoval were actively looking for us because they feared us doing exactly what we did. We revealed your species to the universe. We’re bringing back an ambassador who has no idea those in power want nothing to do with him.”
I cocked my head. “What would they have done to me if they caught us that day we were followed?”Garjah sighed. “I don’t know. Separated us. Certainly separated you from Bouncer. Timok sent me