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Taking Chances

The davis twins series

Chapter 8 I could not stop smiling. Last night had been the best of my existence. It felt like a giant weight had been lifted from my shoulders, knowing that my body was capable of experiencing so much pleasure. Now I could see what all of the fuss was about. The only mar on our perfect night was seeing Larry and learning that I was the reason he and I had never conceived a child. I had wanted a baby for as long as I could remember, and I would not give up on that dream. Perhaps I would just need to explore other options, like adoption. I decided to put off thinking about it for now. It’s not like I had to be in a big hurry. I wanted my life to be more settled before I made a plan for my child. Settled with Seth? The possibility popped into my head. I attempted to nudge it down, realizing that I might be skipping ahead way too quickly. I ran up the stairs two at a time towards my bedroom. As I rounded my doorway, Tabitha, Court’s bitchy cat, skittered out of the room as if I had just kicked her. “Well, if you hate me so much, what were you doing in my room?” I stuck my tongue out at her. I walked over and added two more Post-It reminders to the collection on my mirror. Slow down. Enjoy the moment. Just then, Court peeked her head around the corner. Her short, blonde hair was a spiky mess and the ratty, faded lavender robe she was wearing had seen better days. In spite of that, she looked adorable. “I think you’re incapable of looking bad.” I wrinkled my nose at her, playfully. “What’s going on?” she croaked in a sleepy voice. “Tab came running into my room like the devil himself was chasing her.” She rubbed the yellow cat’s ears as Tabitha glared at me from her arms. “I had the audacity to walk into my room when she was in here. That is what’s going on. I don’t know why she hates me so,” I added as I walked