Who saw these coming? Because we definitely weren’t. Last night, our favorite bachelor, Leo Black, was seen hanging out with the one and only, Athena Scott.”
This may be normal for Leo Black, an intimidating, successful, hardworking and handsome millionaire, and a womanizer on the side, but for Athena Scott, this is as bad as if NASA announced an apocalypse. Athena is the owner of ‘Soft&Pretty!’ She became a successful millionaire on her own in this men’s world. She doesn’t have a problem with her professional life being known by the world, but when it comes to her private life, she is determined to keep it, well, private.
Athena wants the rumors to be stopped at all costs. She can’t process the idea of her being in a relationship with the arrogant, egotistical and womanizer Leo Black. Leo asks her one date so he can put an end to the rumors. To make the matter worse their moms start planning their wedding.
It is just one date. What can go wrong…right?
‘Yesterday I called you because I needed you. Three of the most important partners I had, left me. I got drunk since I was in the office. I smoked. Did you know that?’ My mouth forms an o shape.
‘Yeah, I smoke and I drink constantly.’ He grabs the empty glass from his desk and shows it to me.
‘I fuck women every day of my life, hard. Then, I break their hearts and then I throw them out of my life-’ He throws the glass in the direction of the trash can. It hits the wall and breaks into tiny particles. The crash made me jump. ’ just like the glass. They are left broken, miserable and hurt, but I don’t give a damn about how they feel.’ My eyes are full of pools of tears and I squeeze my lips together so I don’t cry.
‘So tell me, what do you want from me, Athena?’ When he mentioned my name, my tears fell on my cheek, making my vision blurry. I wipe them away and stare at his perfect face. Leo grabs my arms with a tight grip and pulls me closer to him. When I felt his skin against mine, I lit like a Christmas tree. My whole body ignited into a new feeling, that not even Elijah has made me feel. Butterflies start flying on my stomach and I stare at his reddish lips.
I lean to kiss his lips, but his hands keep me still in my place and he moves his head back…
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