Encala : Book 3 of the Heku Series
him and her stomach turned. She was suddenly feeling exceptionally
hungry. She slid out of bed and took a few steps before the world moved
out from under her. She saw blackness creeping into her vision and felt
herself falling. Strong arms wrapped around her and put her in bed.
She wrapped her arms around his neck, “Don’t go.”
He smiled and sat down, pulling her onto his lap as he cradled her, “You
shouldn’t get up. The doctor says you have a concussion.”
“Just don’t let go,” she said, and leaned her head against his shoulder.
“How are you feeling?” he asked, kissing the top of her head.
“My head hurts,” she whispered, and tightened her grip on him.
“I’m not going anywhere, Em.”
“Are the heku I ashed going to be ok?” she whispered.
She felt him chuckle, “Yes, they have a new respect for you now
“I feel bad about that.”
“Don’t, it was our fault. I didn’t think what that would look like when
you woke up.” He sounded partly amused.
“He’s down with Sam eating breakfast… which reminds me, you need to
eat.” He tried to let go, but she tightened her grip.
“I can eat later,” she told him, and tightened her grip.