Chapter 35. Not sure what to say about this one. Things are falling apart and coming together at the same time.
“Do you find me appealing?”
She stood there naked, her raven hair flowing over her pale shoulders, framing her face. Her dark lips were parted in an almost taunting smile. She could have been carved from marble by Michaelangelo, a statue given life by a sinister power, its malevolent nature hinted at behind dark eyes.
Cepheid said, “Yes. I do.”
Lim’s voice was soothing, caressing, tempting. “I’m so glad you approve. I was hoping this form would be comfortable to your sense of aesthetics.” She stepped over to Cepheid and ran her fingers down his naked chest. Her smile grew even wider. “You shiver. Is it cold?”