LA GARITA DEL DIABLO
Con un grito de" Alerta" el centinela comenzaba la jornada militar, esto se efectuaba
frecuentemente para no dormirse y atestiguar su vigilancia. Misteriosamente, durante una noche
oscura, desapareci un centinela de esta garita, surgi
La sobrepoblacin mundial
A continuacin les hablare sobre uno de los problemas ms controversiales de nuestro
tiempo. El aumento de la poblacin al pasar de los aos se ha visto en aumento, esto ha trado
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fingernails digging into his skin. She brought her lips down and
kissed him hard.
Sebastian didnt respond. He didnt feel anything for her,
didnt feel anything when she touched him.A Secret Kiss 257
No, he was wrong. He felt something all right. He felt re
beside her. Ill protect you, he said, pulling her into his small
Sakura had taken the chance and eagerly snuggled her face
against his chest. At that moment, his presence, his warmth, and
his smell had eased her fear of her nightmare and eventually
Say hi to Beth for me. Tell her shes been neglecting me again.
Tell her shes starving me. Tell her I dont miss her.
Will do, she said, waved, and left the cottage.234 Alexia Praks
Sakura couldnt believe it. Shed spent her whole Sunday with
Conrad came running after her, and once he was by the edge of
the pool, he did a good flip before diving in.
Show off, Darcy said under his breath.
Sakura stood frozen by the pool, wondering if she should get in
or not. They all seemed to be watching her.
She sighed, inhaling the scent of spring air. Then she brought
the camera up and started flicking through the photos, smiling
with satisfaction as she inspected each one in turn.
Alone, she set down the camera and gazed across the distance.
It was peacefu
causing her world to spin with delight.
Sakura responded by clinging to him, weak and lightheaded,
her body trembling with a beautiful sensation.
When Darcy moved back, his eyes were dark with passion. God!
He wanted her. He needed her. He loved her. But
And you? What are you doing here? Sebastian asked.
Practicing my somersault, Darcy shouted down. Or you
Sebastian really couldnt do much at this point as Nicolas
proceeded to grab the remote control and open the skylight above,
Darce, Sakura whispered.
Darcy moved back, his hand cupping her face. I hurt you. Im
Sakura gave him a weak smile. It did hurt, but that was a long
time ago. We were but kids. Were both grown up now so262 Alexia Praks
So? he asked, brushing his
own room ASAP, and he would be none the wiser.
A few seconds later when there was no sound, she tried the door.
It wasnt locked. She turned the knob and slipped in.
She wasnt surprised at all to see that his room was meticulously
clean and tidy. She knew
took off their shirts as well.
Conrad said, Show off! And he, too, disrobed.
Tristan turned to her. And you.
Sakura glared at him. Not me, and Im not playing.
Oh, come on. Mary chuckled. Remember how we used to
play back at the farm? You always beat us de
Tristan shouted in the distance.
Sebastian wasnt paying his brother any attention, though, as
he raced to the other side of the court, colliding with Logan and
then thrusting Conrad to one side, causing the younger brother to
fall. Finally he jumped high
growled from across the pool. Go! Get out of here!
Sakura realized he was pissed. With me? Her body trembled in
Fine! He didnt want her to stay.254 Alexia Praks
Im going! she shouted, pulling her robe tighter about her and
marching out the door,
She was breathing heavily and managed to nod. She looked
around behind her and saw the brothers still watching her. She
blushed, totally embarrassed.
Why does it have to be Sebastian? Conrad muttered to
himself.A Secret Kiss 249
Because hes the fastest, N
also the fact that she wanted to be in the pool before he arrived so
he wouldnt witness her in a swimsuit half-naked, which she felt
rather uncomfortable in.
Her plan, however, came crashing down on her the moment
she stepped into the pool area. She wasnt
art poster on one side of the wall. She caught her breath, truly
amazed at the artwork. To say it was fantastic was an
understatement. It took her breath away the moment she set her
eyes on it.
It was set in a fantasy world with a gothic castle and a cher
Snow & the Prince of Darkness
Still Sebastian lay there, staring up at the ceiling, his
heart thumping loud and fast and his body exhausted from
swimming. It wasnt long before he noticed a pair of long, tanned
legs walking toward him. He turned and saw Ta
Yeah, there too, he said, moving his head closer to hers.
Sakura gazed up at him, her heart pounding as he came closer
and closer and then
Conrad jumped. He hastily turned to the door and saw
Sebastian there, scowling at them.
Why didnt you tell m
kiss her, to make love to her. But he couldnt. He wouldnt because
she hated his guts. She would refuse him. And what if he couldnt
control himself then? He would hurt her, and he never ever wanted
to hurt her.
He tightened his fists in anguish as he inhal
again. Then she felt his tongue plunge into her, exploring her.
Sakura felt like she was in heaven as millions of thrilling sensations
exploded through her being. She tightened her arms around his
neck, never wanting to let go.
The two bodies floated ther
even managed to give Sakura a leering grin.
Sakura turned her eyes to Sebastian, who seemed to have
become as stiff as a rock. Im not a toy to be played with. Im not
about to commit incest. She nudged her head a little higher as she
stared at him, tears b
Snow, he said softly under his breath.A Secret Kiss 245
Sakura & the Prince of Hearts
Sebastian was waiting patiently in the pool for Sakura
to turn up for their first swimming lesson. Unfortunately for him,
his brothers decided to tag along to watch the
Suddenly, the door opened and Sakura gasped in fright,
twisting herself around to witness Darcy coming in.
Darcy could only stare in shocked surprise to see his adopted
sister in his bedroom. His heart began to thump so loud in his
chest, like an
Suddenly, she was thinking about Sebastian again. This is
ridiculous, she thought as she stared at herself in the mirror. Why
couldnt her stomach settle down? Why couldnt her heart slow
down? She felt sick. That scene was still fresh in her mind. She
None of you ever wanted her as part of the family before. So
I dont know what youre talking about, Tara, he said coldly.
Tara couldnt care less what was happening now. All she wanted
at this moment was Sebastian. She was ready for him. She had be
and wondered if it was really the game Sebastian wanted to win or
It was the second half of the game that Tristans team started
losing because Sebastian was even more aggressive, and it seemed
the rest of his teammates decided to join in the aggre
He chuckled. Come on now. You did it before.
She wanted to tell him it wasnt the floating, but because of him.
He frustrated her. He confused her.
Right. Imagine youre that feather again, he said.
Sakura obeyed and closed her eyes while he held her there
shoved the door open and hastily nudged her in.
Sakura gasped when she found him in the closet with her. Then
she watched him hastily close the door behind him. She tried to
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photos of a grasshopper hanging on to the tall grasses, of bees
sucking nectar from flowers, of birds chirping in the trees, and of
wildflowers that were surrounding her. At a certain point, she felt
as though someone were following her, watching her in t