She entered the room knowing that he waited. His large frame consumed the space. A sudden tightness in her chest, she lessened to volume of air between the two. As her soul trembled, she pressed her back against his chest, exhaling for the first time. His hand to her sternum, she pulled him slowly to the slender hallow of her neck. As they watched the mirror, his smirk widened as his hand tightened. “Would you kill for me?” he asked.