The signs were all there, looking back. But considering that he was merely an acquaintance, someone she would bump into at friend’s homes, someone she never particularly noticed, it was simple to see why she had been surprised.

 

 

It was as though they were meeting for the first time, as though he was someone new; as new as the exquisite, tangible happiness his attentions brought her.

To be continued...

 

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- An exhilarating feeling - ep. 4

- A close knit group of colleagues - ep. 3

- New projects - ep. 2

- A dream come true - ep. 1
- Images and reflections for a new Tale of Beauty - INTRO