Mesmerized by the lavishness of her gown and ring, Anna turned to Lucius for answers. However, he wasn’t talking. He was simply leaning against the gate looking into her eyes with such tenderness that she wondered if he could see into her soul.
She couldn’t look away. Why did his eyes seem to dance and sparkle in the sun? How was it that rainbows of color played in their irises?
Embarrassed that she was staring at him, and confused that she couldn’t ask him a simple question without losing her train of thought, Anna turned to the boys with the dog. They were a welcome distraction that warmed her heart.
As they sat cross-legged on the grassy lawn, the boys tossed a yellow ball into the air. Over and over the ball went up and the dog would jump and snatch it in mid-air. He was quite good at his trick which made Lucius laugh and Anna smile in amazement. Continue reading THE CASTLE, part three