*** Lana's POV ***
The sound of seagulls screeching, searching for their breakfast woke me up. I stretched lazily and groaned as my body ached all over. With my eyes still shut tightly, I snuggled into the warm embrace of Noah, who was still sound asleep beside me.
I replayed last nights events as my mind slowly woke up... Noah and me. He found me down on the beach, and claimed me once more... actually several times more.
I shifted uncomfortably, why was I so stiff?
The sounds of the beach were so much closer than they had been yesterday morning, I must have left my door open all night.
Wait a minute...
I don't remember going back last night...
Hesitantly I started opening my eyes, grimacing as my eyes adjusted to the sun that was slowly starting to rise in front of us. I gently removed myself from Noah's embrace, careful not to wake him, and I scratched my sand-covered head as I gingerly lo
*** Noah's POV ***"Oh no, oh hell no"I couldn't help but laugh as I watched Lana's face change from shock, disbelief, annoyance and slight regret."No, no, no. Do you think it's too late to call the driver and Evan back?""Don't tell me the fierce Lana Harris is afraid of a motorcycle?""No, I'm not!", She fought back defensively."So what's the problem?""I've... I've never been on one before", she looked away nervously.Seeing her nervous, a woman who is normally strong, and determined, pulled at my heartstrings. I wanted to take her into my arms and make her feel safe, but I also felt excitement at being the one to introduce her to the sensation of being on a motorbike."Lana, you'll love it. Trust me, you're safe with me", I handed her the spare helmet that Evan had the driver pick up and smiled the most reassuring smile I could ever give her.Lana took a deep brea