Here’s a bit more from Going Deep:
““You were so snotty to me all through school.”
“I was scared shitless of you.”
“You were condescending and rude,” she retorted.
“Still am.” A wry smile twisted his lips. “And by the time I outgrew being scared, you were way out of my reach.” He framed her face with his hands, his palms cradling her cheeks and his long fingers stroking the tender lobes of her ears. “But you’re not now.”
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