"She stretched her lithe body up to speak in my ear, unaware that I would have heard her whisper from across the room.
“Dance with me.” Still her thoughts were drowned in the cacophony, but her words were beautiful.
Closing the distance between us, I nodded, swallowing the venom that pooled in my mouth. I could do this, I just had to be careful. Had to be gentle with this demon-goddess standing before me wrapped in lace and leather."