I looked up at the Alpha as he entered my bedroom.
My eyes met his, and he nodded in approval, seeing as he got his way. The fact that I ate, or more specifically, forced myself to do so, was something that even I was surprised of. I didn’t expect to do so seeing as I was more annoyed than ever, and the man knew that very well. Plus, there was the fact that he knew that I was upset with everything that was going on, I just couldn’t help but find myself feeling completely lost.
“How’s your cheek?” He asked, nodding at it. I looked down at my lap for a second, avoiding his eyes before nodding in thanks. I still had to appreciate that he was asking. I knew that he would have normally chosen to ignore it, especially since it was Charlotte who hurt me.
“I am fine, Dimitri. You don’t have to worry about my cheek being injured.” I said, choosing to lie about it. It hurt me a lot, and it wasn’t only the physical pain that hurt. I was genuinely in pain with everything that I was currently going through, and I doubted that the man actually cared about it. “You can go back to your mate. As you can see, I have eaten and will be going to bed in a bit.”
“You do realize that this is my house and that I can be wherever I want to be?” He said, looking me in the eye. The fact that he spoke to me the way that he did tore me apart. It was just a reminder to me that I was nothing but a concubine who was carrying his child. If it were up to him, I knew that he would have rather had her pregnant. It would have been a lot more convenient to him. “Did the doctor tell you anything about the baby?”
“She said that the child is fine. My body is strong and the baby would be growing as strong, but I am going to need to rest from all the stress that I have.” I said, and he nodded. “Can I get some sleep, please? I am exhausted and the day has been long enough.”
“No one is stopping you.” He said, and I frowned.
“Alpha, I doubt that the two of us are on the same page right now. But you do realize that…”
“I am aware that I am in the bedroom, Aurora.” He said, stopping me. My heart raced, and he nodded at me to get up from the window-sill. It was the one place that I found myself being at rest. “But if I am here, it is for a
“And I want to know what it is.” I said, and he chuckled as he took a step toward me. My heart raced, and he put his finger under my chin, raising my face for me to look at him, taking me off guard for the second time this evening. The fact that he was treating me the way that he was scared me, especially when I knew for fact that he would rather do anything but be around me right now.
“I think that you already do.” He said, making my breath get caught in my throat. “Is the baby really mine, Aurora?”
I stayed quiet for a few seconds, debating on how to answer the man without being rude before nodding. “The baby is yours and will only ever be yours.”
“How do I guarantee that?” He asked, shaking his head in question, and I gulped before looking away from him. I took a step back and handed him the report from the doctor that she gave me earlier. The Alpha read through and frowned in confusion.
“I was a virgin on our first night.” I said, looking down at my feet as I avoided his eyes. He looked at the paper for a second too long, and I couldn’t help but notice his fingers tightening around the paper. “The doctor said that it was normal for my hymen not to be ripped on the first night or any night after. It would be ripped if I choose to give birth naturally or she could do it for me, it takes a few minutes, but I chose against it.”
“And you didn’t say anything to respond to any of my harsh words? Or my aggressiveness that night?” He asked, and I looked away from him.
“I was there to pleasure your bed for you to mark me.” I said, ignoring the pain that I felt in my chest. It was a pain that I wasn’t going to forget and his harsh words were ones that pained me more than anything but I knew to stay quiet about it. “At least you know that the baby is yours and that these doctor documents confirm it. I am four weeks in, going to the fifth, counting the days, it would be our mating night exactly.”
“Why did you choose to stay quiet about all of this?” He asked, taking me off guard at the fact that he was insisting. “If you would have told me…” “It wouldn’t have changed a thing.” I said, looking down at my feet. “I knew that it wouldn’t have, and that is why I chose to stay quiet. I was afraid that you would hurt me if I answered back, and I knew that I wasn’t allowed to speak to you either. You still are an Alpha and I am nothing but an omega. That is one limit that I know not to cross.”
The Alpha’s eyes dropped to the paper that he had in his hand for a second before looking up at me. His eyes met mine for a moment, but it wasn’t until he put the paper down on the table that was beside him that I was taken off guard as he took a step toward me. I went to take a step back only to be surprised when he cupped my cheeks and connected his lips with mine.
I kissed him back almost instantly, but the two of us were quick to pull away as he rested his forehead against mine, breathing in deeply as he kept his eyes on my own. My hands shook and I was forced to clench my fists as I tried to control how fast I was shaking, not wanting him to catch. sight of it before he took a step back.
“Get some rest, Aurora. You are going to need it to recover.” He said, taking me off guard. However, it was his next sentence that took me by surprise as it was the last thing that I would have ever expected him to say to me. “I will be seeing you in the morning…”