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Taking Chances

The davis twins series

following the little girl to do her bidding. Her mother chuckled and said, “Don’t mind her. She’s just not used to Seth bringing women around. That’s usually Sam’s forte. She’ll warm up to you once she gets to know you,” she reassured me. “She doesn’t usually bother with Sam’s friends because he never keeps them around long enough for us to get to know them.” I wondered why Seth didn’t bring women around more often, but Sam walked up to join us, so I didn’t have a chance to ask. “Hello, ladies,” he greeted his sister and me, slinging an arm casually around Jessie. Before we could answer, the blonde goddess in the lounge chair bellowed, “Sam Darling, the wait staff hasn’t bothered to check on me. I’m parched. Would you be a dear and have someone fetch me a mojito?” “Of course,” he responded and turned on his heel to go track down someone. Jessie raised her eyebrows, but refrained from saying anything about the exchange. She smiled as she watched Seth playing with her daughter. “He’s really sweet with her,” I observed aloud, thinking silently that he would make a terrific father someday. “He is,” she agreed. “They both are.” We watched Sam personally deliver the requested mojito before walking back to where we stood. “Are you a waiter now?” Jessie teased her brother. Sam shrugged a shoulder. “She likes to be pampered, and I humor her.” The hair on my arms was already prickling from being this close to him, so when his elbow brushed lightly against mine, I almost jumped out of my skin. Did I hate him so much that he literally made my skin crawl? I wondered. It didn’t feel like hatred, though. As much as I wanted to dislike him, I knew that deep down, I didn’t. It must just be confusion because he looks so similar to Seth, I decided. I refused to think about the fact that I didn’t have this strong of a physical reaction when Seth was