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Chapter 16: Coffee

Two things woke Claire the next morning.

The first was the deep, rich aroma of fresh coffee. Wafting fumes that guided her from the realm of dreams into reality, slow and gentle as droplets of mist drying from her hair.

Even before she was fully conscious, the novelty of it surprised her. Such an awakening was a luxury Claire normally went without. Most mornings, being up and out and gone with the sunrise, she couldn’t conscience brewing an entire pot and therefore settled for whatever caffeine she could nab at the hospital. And on the days when she could make her way leisurely through a cup or two (or five), she always woke to make it herself.

Seconds before waking completely, she took an involuntary breath. The smell was life and warmth itself, and it settled deep in her soul.

And the second thing easing her from sleep was the touch. A single point ghosting down the curve of her temple and cheek. Nearly light enough to tickle. But as her lids fluttered and pulled slowly open, it wasn’t laughter bubbling behind her lips. She didn’t let it loose until her eyes opened fully and she could focus on the figure perched on the edge of the bed beside her. And only then did the sound that was half sigh, half gasp escape.

In the space of a blink, all thought of sleep vanished. Replaced by him.

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