She loved the calm after the love making; the panting softening into warm breaths. This phase was utilized in aligning her thoughts, her actions and the justifications for the same. The tingling sensation lingered around all the crevices where his lips had been just a little while ago. She glanced at him; soaking in every feature – his eyes, his nose, a pair of perfectly formed ears, as he slept soundly.
The alarm was due in a minute. 3:59 am. She had to leave now. Her husband would be up in a while. She got dressed and dragged herself out of his bed, stepping into the dark abyss.